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

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

PERCEPTION ARCHITECT

Amazingly, summer is nearing its end; parents with their children are headed to back-to-school sales. And, this series is still growing strong. Highlighted below is my friend Ashley; since this profile in 2014, she is now a Principal with LandDesign … Read More

THEORIZING IN ARCHITECTURE

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 … Read More

A CREATIVE CAREER TRANSFORMATION

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 … Read More

PINCH ME!

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 … Read More

ADAPT, GROW, PROSPER

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 … Read More

ARCHITECT. CONNECTOR. CHANGE AGENT

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 … Read More

CITIZEN ARCHITECT

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

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