Again, another profile of a colleague, Karen Cordes Spence, Ph.D. who serves as professor of architecture at Drury University. Amazingly, I have known Dr. Cordes Spence for over 25 years. If you are an architecture student or planning to pursue architecture, reading this profile may help you better understand your faculty; or it may help…

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A CREATIVE CAREER TRANSFORMATION Again, another profile of an architect turned “something else.” In this case, Eric Taylor transformed to an architectural photographer. In some regards, I would enjoyed this career path. I did photography work all through growing up even serving as a photographer for my college yearbook; I even took an advanced photo…

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Below is another profile of architect who had pursued a different path as outlined in Becoming an Architect; as implied in the title, this position was “pretty cool” for Megan Chusid. Now, Megan serves as the Project Lead / Senior Project Manager for UPC (Urban Projects Collaborative, LLC. in New York. Are you an architect…

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Another individual who has pursued a related career to architecture! Adapt, Grow, Prosper Joseph Nickol, AICP, LEED AP BD + C Urbanist, Urban Design Associates Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Why did you initially pursue architecture? Oddly enough, I chose architecture to build stadia and airports. They always seemed to me (in my child-mind) as quite simply the…

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Last month, I shared the first of what I hope will be many profiles of individuals with an architectural education who have pursued a path beyond architecture.For today’s profile, I am highlighting Kimberly Dowdell, current NOMA President. I first met Ms. Dowdell in 2009 at the NOMA Conference in St. Louis, MO. We were both…

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