GUYMER BAILEY Patrick Smardon

PATRICK SMARDON | Graduate of Architecture

MELBOURNE

 

1. What is your favourite food? Burgers, gotta love a proper burger with all the toppings

2. Who is your favourite Architect / Designer? The architecture of Antoni Gaudi just blows me away. His Sagrada Familia even unfinished is truly incredible

3. What do you love most about the design profession? The puzzle, the challenge of delivering the requirements of client alongside my own design principles in the one wholesome design

4. What’s your favourite building and/or landscape design? have to be Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia for obvious reasons

5. What would you like to do that you haven’t yet? Spend several years working and living overseas, travel through South America from top to bottom

6. What place is on your bucket list to travel to? Where to start, I have a ‘scratch map’ on the wall at home, it is a map of the world that is like a lotto instant scatch-it you scratch off each place you have been to. I’d like to clean off the whole map before kicking the bucket. South America and Russia are high on my list

7. If you were a super hero, who would you be? Batman, Who doesn’t want to walk out of a dark alley and say “I’m Batman!”

8. If you weren’t an Architect / L. Architect or Interior designer, what would you be? Travel blogger, essentially getting paid to travel full time at my own pace

9. What is your ‘spirit animal’? Monkey

10. What does a perfect day look like to you? 35 degrees, clear sky, by the beach or a river, full esky, BBQ cooking and a dozen mates