Collection of idioms

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play it by ear

To play it by ear means to deal with a situation by reacting as things happen, rather than having a plan.
-Would you like to get together next week? – I don’t know yet because I’m a bit busy, so let’s just play it by ear.

be on the right track

When you are on the right track, you are doing something in a way that will bring good results.
Your extended writing draft suggests that you’re on the right track. You’ve shown a good understanding of using sources and writing critically, but you need to be a bit careful with your paragraphing.

put all your eggs in one basket

To put all your eggs in one basket means to depend for your success on a single plan or person.
I didn’t want to put all my eggs in one basket, so I applied for several master’s programmes, not just the one in the University of Edinburgh.

a bite off more than one can chew

To bite off more than you can chew means you are trying to do too much or something that is too difficult.
I think I bit off more than I could chew when I accepted to organise this party.

in the long run

In the long run means not immediately, but at a time in the future.
I know it involves putting in more effort now, but I think it’s the best solution in the long run.

speak of the devil

You say ‘speak of the devil’ when somebody you’ve been talking about appears unexpectedly.
Did you hear what happened to James yesterday – oh, speak of the devil, here he is.

have/get butterflies (in your stomach)

If you have/get butterflies in your stomach, you have a nervous feeling in your stomach before doing something.
I always get butterflies in my stomach before a performance no matter how much I’ve practised.

a piece of cake

When something is a piece of cake, it is very easy to do.
I’m sure the exam next week will be a piece of cake for me. I’ve been studying for weeks!

slip my mind

If something slips your mind, you forget it, or forget to do it.
-What was his name again? – I’m afraid it’s slipped my mind.

think on your feet

To think on your feet means to be able to think and react to things very quickly.
Even though preparation is vital, you might have to think on your feet when you are taking part in a seminar.

some useful links

Here are some links you might find useful:

Academic Word List:

http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/alzsh3/acvocab/wordlists.htm

http://pearsonpte.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/AcademicCollocationList.pdf

Seminar skills help:

https://www.reading.ac.uk/internal/studyadvice/Studyresources/Seminars/sta-getting.aspx

http://www.brunel.ac.uk/learnhigher/participating-in-seminars/what-is-the-point-of-seminars.shtml

http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/ld/resources/study/contributing-seminars-tutorials

关于颜色的网站

1. Flat UI Color Picker – Flat Design必不可少,颜色自动分类
2. ColourLovers –色彩社区,不仅可以配色,还可以共享他人的色彩
3.Material Palette –选好颜色后,可以实时看到Material Design下的效果
4.Color by Hailpixel –可以调整色调、亮度、饱和度等等
5.Coolors –选择一种颜色,自动配色
6.ColRd –根据颜色、渐变、调色板等寻找图像资料
7.Color Hunter –从你上传的图片中自动提取5种配色
8.BrandColors –总结各个企业在用的配色
9.ColorKit – Photoshop扩展

10.TinEye Labs– 根据颜色挑选图片

issuu上一些作品集

TAO迹http://issuu.com/tracearchitectureoffice/docs/2015_____________________________

很细致的北欧风?

http://issuu.com/nmoulds/docs/portfolio2015

早稻田的一个,没什么感觉

http://issuu.com/takumasugi/docs/takumasugi_portfolio_e40c006a3e2e3b

很吊的MIT jiangmeng~有一种看不懂的感觉

http://issuu.com/mengjiang/docs/jiang_meng_year_out_portfolio_singl

喜欢这种排版,像书一样,但是作品集的话。。很喜欢排版!仔细一看。。哈佛的囧

http://issuu.com/sogkarimi/docs/ali_karimi_portfolio2

淡江大学的大屌,各种看不懂 的参数或者分析

http://issuu.com/134753/docs/portfolio

YALE的一个作业啊!

http://issuu.com/sijiayang/docs/portfolio_2015_final___pages_3ffda63048c096

 

各个学校的一些情况

关于TUD的一些情况

http://www.zhihu.com/question/22588372

如何评价英国建筑系学生的作品风格,是否过度艺术化表达?

http://www.zhihu.com/question/35063211

http://www.presidentsmedals.com/Project_Details.aspx?id=3570&dop=True

西班牙的
Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia

http://iaac.net/

申请方

https://www.applysquare.com/zh-cn/institute/nl.tudelft/

tud申请和作品集

http://bbs.gter.net/thread-1818300-2-1.html

排版 http://www.qljgw.com/portal.php?mod=view&aid=1442

排版 http://mp.weixin.qq.com/s?__biz=MjM5MjAxMjQ2NA==&mid=203259477&idx=1&sn=474a19e00cec4c926aff9d306b569418&scene=2&from=timeline&isappinstalled=0#rd

http://www.sketchupbar.com/thread-112642-1-1.html

http://www.archcollege.com/archcollege/2014/08/4575.html

indesign和ps制作作品集初步

http://www.archcollege.com/archcollege/2014/08/4372.html