At what age are architects most productive?

This research has shown when maximum success is achieved in different occupations. Conclusion: it’s never too late!

It is a common assumption that you exceeded your professional maximum in your thirties, but it is indisputable that in no way not all professions can be viewed in the same way.

In order to prove that someone in music, physics, chemistry or art and architecture can achieve their highest success at different ages, recently research it turned on the greatest successes of professionals in ten different fields, and everything is placed in the table, indicating how old a certain person was at a given moment.

Table by occupations; Source: Things Made Thinkable

Frank Lloyd Wright designed one of his most famous works, the Falling Water facility, at the age of 68.

Of course, the results differ significantly according to age. As expected, it turned out that athletes experienced their greatest successes in their twenties, while on the other hand architects in the fifties and even in the sixties achieved much greater success in their careers than in the early years.

That’s right The Korbizje his most famous project Villa Savoye designed in his 41 years, while William Van Allen, for example, designed the famous Chrysler Building in New York in his 46 years of age.

Antonio Gaudi worked intensively at the Sagrada Familia 53. years, and Frank Lloyd Wright designed one of his most famous works, the Falling Water facility 68. years.

Falling Water was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright at the age of 68

Productivity comes with age

According to the conducted tabular presentation, it turned out that it was average age most productive for architects 56.

So what is it the older, the architect is more productive.

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