What exactly is Architectural Studies ? A controversial method of Architectural study, the subject encompasses every element of architectural education for extensive understanding yet does not comply with RIBA accreditation. This includes elements of design for the understanding of plans/architectural drawings, but it does not continue to prioritize this in later stages of the degree. The rigorous study of every aspect of Architecture within the engineering field, predominantly focused on research rather than design and build.
Architecture is an Art and Science that needs to be addressed in every sense. Its vast history, sociological involvement, creative nature and scientific discourse. Yet why exactly are those who study in this format or those who stray from the design path not regarded as Architects ?