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

ACADEMIC YEAR PROGRAMS

ACADEMIC YEAR PROGRAMS As one might expect, students interested in architecture seek out programs that occur during the summer.  In fact, each year, ARCHCareersGuide.com publishes a list near the end of January (see below for Summer 2019).  Summer 2019 List … Read More

THE JOURNEY IS THE DESTINATION

Below is another profile in the series, “Beyond Architecture,” but this one is related. In other words, as in many cases, Kevin is an architect but focuses much of his work as an interior architect. I should mention that Kevin … Read More

ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN CAREER DAYS / COLLEGE FAIRS – FALL 2019

Architecture + Design Career Days / College Fairs – Fall 2019 Amazingly, summer is over and fall will begin soon enough. With the coming of fall comes the many Architecture + Design College Day / Fairs (see below). As one … Read More

ADVICE for INCOMING STUDENTS

Late in August, ARCHDaily authored and posted an article entitled, Ultimate List of Advice for Incoming Architecture Students. Below is a link to the article, but I thought I would also provide additional comments to the list. https://www.archdaily.com/772277/back-to-school-archdailys-tips-for-incoming-architecture-students Not exactly, … Read More

SUCCEEDING IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Below is another in the series of profiles of individuals who have chosen a career beyond architecture from Becoming an Architect: A Guide to Careers in Design. In this case, H. Alan Brangman has chosen “University Architect.” Just recently, he … Read More

YOU ARE AN ARCHITECTURE STUDENT

YOU ARE AN ARCHITECTURE STUDENT Congratulations! You are now an architecture student and embarking on the first and most critical phase of becoming an architect.  As you start, consider the following: Introduce yourself to your faculty: Within the first few … Read More

CREATIVE FUTURES: CAREERS IN ARCHITECTURE

Over the past many weeks, I have been sharing profiles (listed below) of architects who have pursued careers beyond architecture; the profiles are from Becoming an Architect: A Guide to Careers in Design. Since I pursued a career beyond architecture … Read More