MY PATH: DC DESIGN TOURS

MY PATH: DC DESIGN TOURS Below is a special guest entry written by Ms. Carolyn Muraskin. who graduated with a B.S. in Architecture from the University of Maryland. Learn from her career trajectory. — Thanks, Carolyn! Had the pleasure of having Carolyn as a student during her time at the University of Maryland. As an architecture…

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GRADUATE PROGRAM: POST PANDEMIC

GRADUATE PROGRAM: POST PANDEMIC Below is a special guest entry written by Ms. Charlotte W. who applied to Master of Architecture programs for Fall 2020 but instead will attend this fall. Learn from her experience over the past year. — Thanks, Charlotte! You may wish to read her first contribution to ARCHCareersGuide.com from March 2020 Tips…

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LOVE SPREADSHEETS!

LOVE SPREADSHEETS! Actually, I do NOT love spreadsheets but one of my daughters does; but why does her love of spreadsheets matter to you. Well, let’s explain! Imagine that you desire to be an architect and are deciding upon the myriad of architecture programs available to you.  By the way, NAAB reports that there are…

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ARCHITECTURE SUMMER PROGRAMS – IN PROGRESS

ARCHITECTURE SUMMER PROGRAMS – IN PROGRESS ARCHITECTURE SUMMER PROGRAMS – IN PROGRESS As we hope you know, ARCHCareersGuide.com publishes its annual listing of Architecture Summer Program.  As summer is well underway, what have you been doing for the summer?  We certainly hope you have considered attending one of the myriad of Architecture Summer Programs. Architecture…

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COMMENCEMENT

COMMENCEMENT With it being early June, most graduations are now history.  Regardless, it is worth reading, watching, or listening to the many commencement speeches (past and present) to gain insight. I still remember my undergraduate college graduation many years ago.  Without providing too many details, we were able to enter the stadium through the tunnel…

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CAREER DESIGNING: DECIDE PLAN

CAREER DESIGNING: DECIDE PLAN Last time, we discuss Assess and Explore; now, we will focus on Decide and Plan as you navigate Career Designing. Career Designing: Assess Explore As stated previously, regardless of where you are along the path to becoming an architect—starting or completing your architectural education, gaining experience in an architecture firm or…

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CAREER DESIGNING: ASSESS EXPLORE

CAREER DESIGNING: ASSESS EXPLORE Most likely, you know of the term “architectural plan” or even “floor plan.”  But what about Career Designing? Regardless of where you are along the path to becoming an architect—starting or completing your architectural education, gaining experience in an architecture firm or in the process of taking the Architect Registration Exam…

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THE ART OF CITY SKETCHING: A FIELD MANUAL

THE ART OF CITY SKETCHING: A FIELD MANUAL When I attended architecture school, my greatest fear was freehand sketching; I truly was NOT an artist.  As part of my degree requirements, we had to take a freehand drawing course; I took mine through the School of Art.  I certainly did not become an artist but…

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UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND – SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND PRESERVATION DISCOVER ARCHITECTURE – ARCHITECTURE SUMMER PROGRAM

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND – SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND PRESERVATION DISCOVER ARCHITECTURE – SUMMER PROGRAM IN ARCHITECTURE “As the lead instructor since 2019, I can state that it is an extremely rewarding experience working with the students. They are so eager to learn about architecture and develop their drawing and compositional skills. Students experiment with…

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