HOW TO DECIDE YOUR COLLEGE – RESOURCES

HOW TO DECIDE YOUR COLLEGE – RESOURCES This blog essay is for those high school seniors planning to attend college.   Amazingly, May 1, 2022, better known as decision day is fast approaching.  You may think that a little less than two months is a long time but trust us – it is NOT.  The…

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SUMMER PROGRAMS IN ARCHITECTURE 2022: FACTORS TO CONSIDER

SUMMER PROGRAMS IN ARCHITECTURE 2022: FACTORS TO CONSIDER   As winter ends and spring begins, we begin to seriously think about summer.  What will you do this coming summer? As we hope you already know, ARCHCareersGuide has released its annual Architecture Summer Programs listing.   Visit the following website or select the Summer Programs on the…

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SATURDAY DESIGN STUDIO – ASFS

The Architectural Foundation of San Francisco (AFSF) Saturday Design Studio is a distance-learning workshop in sustainable design and digital architecture for high school students. Participants will learn professional digital design tools, receive 1-on-1 mentoring with an architect or engineer, and create a portfolio of photo-realistic and video renderings of their original 3D designs. This four-week…

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WINTER ARCHITECTURE COURSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

WINTER ARCHITECTURE COURSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS Have you ever thought of taking an architecture course in college while still in high school?  If so, check out these options — There may be others available across the county, but we know of these offerings.   Cornell University https://sce.cornell.edu/precollege/program/online DEA 1110 Making a Difference by Design…

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APPLICATION: STEPS FOR SUCCESS

APPLICATION: STEPS FOR SUCCESS Once you narrow your choices, the next step is to complete the applications by the stated deadlines.  Be cognizant of these deadlines, as many universities have set earlier and earlier deadlines within the academic calendar; some deadlines are in early October.  For graduate programs, some deadlines are in mid-December while others…

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AFSF DESIGN – SATURDAY STUDIO

AFSF DESIGN – SATURDAY STUDIO As many of you know, one of the more popular resources is the Architecture Summer Program listing; it is a great resource as it connects you with summer programs to learn more about architecture.  But, what do you do during academic year?  Well, this post highlights the AFSF Design –…

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2021 CAREER DAYS / COLLEGE FAIRS

2021 CAREER DAYS / COLLEGE FAIRS Thus far, we have addressed these topics related to selecting a program; select one if you have not yet had a chance to read the topics: Resource: Architecture Programs Resources for Program Research Architecture + Design Career Days / College Fairs – Fall 2021 http://www.archcareersguide.com/resources/college-fairs/ Amazingly, summer is basically…

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RESOURCES FOR PROGRAM RESEARCH

RESOURCES FOR PROGRAM RESEARCH Back in July, we authored a post entitled Love Spreadsheets, the focus of which was one method on researching and documenting the almost 200 architecture programs in the U.S. https://www.archcareersguide.com/love-spreadsheets/ But, what about resources.  Again, the above essay advocated visiting the website of each program to learn more about the program. …

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KID ARCHITECT

KID ARCHITECT BRAND At ARCHCareersGuide.com, we are extremely excited about today’s guest author, Kid Architect.  As you know, our website is about helping you launch your journey in becoming an architect.  Well, Kid Architect does the same but with K-12 students.  Be sure to obtain the books as listed below or better yet – contact…

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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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