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In the decade since computer-assisted drawing has become widespread in Chile, the methods, size and dynamic of the architects office have adapted and undergone permanent changes as a result, and the changes have thrown up new issues. The new techniques are the visible aspect of a broader phenomenon in which client relationships, the forms of communication, the interaction with other specialists and the construction industry have all been transformed. A plethora of architecture schools and the prevailing culture of post-graduate study also open new fronts for professional activity. But architecture is what it always has been - works built for a client, in a specific place, and used in sometimes unexpected ways.
Palabras clave : Architecture; practice; schools of architecture; architecture studios; architects.