Abadir

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Hi, I'm an architectural assistant from London and a recent graduate from Royal College of Art in MA Architecture. I was awarded the Best Urban Intervention Prize for Show 2019 for my final project titled ‘The Fragile Kilometre’ which challenged the rebuilding efforts in Somalia by proposing a 2000 km landscape that crosses multiple social, environmental and narrative territories. I'm also a freelance graphic designer founding Hashi Designs which does logos and branding.

My Communities:

Somali Black Muslim East African

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FinishedFinished answering on Aug 03 at 18:45 BST

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  • Working in architecture
  • Freelancing in graphic design
  • Personal branding
Answers

There isn't much diversity in Architecture. In my experience I was one of the only handful of black students and one of two Muslims in my class. Like many courses in the built environment its a very male dominated industry and not many women seen but that's slowly changing. As a whole, Architecture…

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Yes, there's a lot of post-grads in Architecture as its a key step if you want to become an Architect here in the UK. Masters in Architecture is also refereed to as Part 2 which is a two year long course. When you graduate you will need  24 months of experience in total to be required to sit t…

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It would have to be the Aqal Somali, it such a simple yet complex structure that embodies the nomadic lifestyle and creativity. Moving from place to place, Somalis have adapted ways to temporary construct their living spaces to be able to erect dwellings and unpack in order to relocate and find wat…

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It would have to be the Aqal Somali, it such a simple yet complex structure that embodies the nomadic lifestyle and creativity. Moving from place to place, Somalis have adapted ways to temporary construct their living spaces to be able to erect dwellings and unpack in order to relocate and find wat…

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There's so many questions and different directions I could take. If this is a house for me, I would it to be as Somali as it possibly could be. That means using traditional techniques and concepts in a modern way; collaborating with other Somalis to create my vision and being very much aware of the…

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I don't think there is one. It all depends on your client, your experience and how much the project budget is. Graphic design is very broad and sometimes lines are blurred between different disciplines. For example, if you're a logo designer like myself - sometimes you go on and tend to do the bran…

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Why is personal branding important?

Abadir - 1 week, 1 day ago

Personal branding is very important because if you're a freelancer/content creator who wants to grow and reach out to people in your given field - it all comes down how you promote yourself. It is a way to stay consistent in your goals, vision and telling your story effectively. A strong personal b…

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