PREPARATION TO BECOMING AN ARCHITECT As you desire to become an architect, there are many activities or programs that can prepare you for your path / journey.  All of these will further your interest / knowledge in the profession.   ARCHITECTURE SUMMER PROGRAM First, participate in an architecture summer program.  For Summer 2020, most if…

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WHAT DO YOU LOOK FOR WHEN HIRING A NEW DESIGNER? After recently completing the process of A.R.C.H.I.T.E.C.T – The Career Search, below are answers to the question — What do you look for when hiring a new designer?  The answers below are from professionals from within architecture that have experience hiring. As such, you may…

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TRANSITION We are ready to complete the process of A.R.C.H.I.T.E.C.T. – the process of gaining experience as a student or soon-to-be architectural graduate.  Below is the PROCESS   Assessment – 022520 Research – 030420 Connections – 031620 Help – 041520 Interim Positions – 042320 Tools – Career Search – 050920 Experience – 051620 Commitment –…

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COMMITMENT We continue the process of A.R.C.H.I.T.E.C.T. – the process of gaining experience as a student or soon-to-be architectural graduate.  Below is the PROCESS: Assessment – 022520 Research – 030420 Connections – 031620 Help – 041520 Interim Positions – 042320 Tools – 050920 Experience – 051620 Commitment – 052320 Transition   As we come to…

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GAINING EXPERIENCE We continue the process of A.R.C.H.I.T.E.C.T. – the process of gaining experience as a student or soon-to-be architectural graduate.  Below is the PROCESS Assessment – 022520 Research – 030420 Connections – 031620 Help – 041520 Interim Positions – 042320 Tools – Career Search – 050920 Experience – 051620 Commitment Transition   “I hear…

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VIRTUAL DESIGN STUDIO As you may know, many of the Architecture Summer Programs are transitioning to an online format; as a result, you will most likely participate in a virtual design studio.  To learn more, we asked Assistant Professor Danielle S. Willkens, PhD of Georgia Tech to provide more insight. Virtual Design Studio Experience If…

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Career Search

TOOLS – RESUMES – COVER LETTERS / INTERVIEWING / PORTFOLIOS For the past few weeks, we have continued the process of A.R.C.H.I.T.E.C.T. – the process of gaining experience as a student or soon-to-be architectural graduate.  Below is the PROCESS Assessment – 022520 Research – 030420 Connections – 031620 Help – 041520 Interim Positions – 042420…

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Online Design Experiences To stay active, below is a list of websites that provide you with online design experiences.  These online design experience cater to all ages K-12. So, if you have an interest in becoming an architect, consider enjoying these websites. As well, continue to keep track of the updates on the summer architecture…

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DECISION COMING MAY 1 Last year in April, I authored a blog entry entitled DECISION RESOURCES.  Within it, there were a number of resources that would be helpful in making YOUR final decision on where to attend college.  But now we are in a different time and what do you do? Given that the May…

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