DECISION-MAKING PROCESS: INSTITUTION CRITERIA

Last week, we introduced the YOU criteria; this week, we introduce the INSTITUTION criteria. Although the degree program you will attend resides in an academic unit – college or department, the academic unit belongs to an institution. You should consider … Read More

DECISION-MAKING PROCESS: YOU CRITERIA

Decision-Making Process: YOU Regardless of the architecture degree you may pursue, how do you select an architecture program? After learning about the many degree programs, choosing among them may seem a daunting task; over 135 institutions in the United States … Read More

RESEARCHING A GRADUATE PROGRAM

Researching a Graduate Program Below is a brief synopsis from a colleague on researching a graduate program in architecture. Note that many graduate programs are hosting Graduate Open Houses during late October / early November providing you an opportunity to … Read More

RANKINGS — WORTH IT

RANKINGS – WORTH IT! In the book, Becoming an Architect: A Guide to Careers in Design, the text below on Rankings was included.  As you can see, use caution if using various rankings. RANKING OF ARCHITECTURE PROGRAMS While rankings are … Read More

COURSES, TOOLS, ETC.

COURSES, TOOLS, ETC. COURSES Regardless of the program and institution you select to pursue your architecture degree, the courses offered will be similar. A typical sequence includes the following: general education, design, history and theory, technology, professional practice, and electives. … Read More