Earlier in June, I posted the following entry — PIVOT AND EXPAND YOUR CAREER IN ARCHITECTURE — to state that I would highlight individuals / professional colleagues who have pursued careers BEYOND the traditional path. First, is Amanda Harrell-Seyburn who … Read More


Pivot and Expand Your Career in Architecture Later this week, the AIA Convention in Las Vegas, NV begins (June 6-8).  For many years, I attended the AIA Convention and presented on a few different topics including Speed Mentoring and Designing … Read More


CAREER FAIR Many architecture programs typically hold career fairs during this time of year – February and March.  Below are steps to ensure success! First, be sure to attend. In my many years of experience working with students, many will have … Read More

Architecture and Beyond: Career Paths of an Architect

Architecture and Beyond: Career Paths of an Architect Earlier this week, the professor who teaches the introductory course on architecture and the built environment approached me asking if I would be willing to substitute for her and present a lecture … Read More

Careers in Government and Non-Profit

Recently, I was able to learn of three (3) individuals with an architectural education who have successful careers in architecture via state government and a non-profit design center.  Below are summaries of links on each of the individuals profiled. Further, … Read More

Collateral Organizations of Architecture: Why should I CARE?

As an architecture student, you may not be fully aware of the collateral organizations that surround architecture; however, as an architecture student, you should become more engaged with them to maximize your path on becoming an architect. Collateral Organizations Below … Read More

Careers in Architecture and Beyond

Over the past few years, there has been many articles and discussion on what careers an architect might pursue other than architecture. We know there are those careers that are related, i.e., interior designer, landscape architect, urban planner, but what … Read More

We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.

Winston Churchill