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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ARCHITECTURE SUMMER PROGRAM SURVEY RESULTS

ARCHITECTURE SUMMER PROGRAM SURVEY RESULTS Many may not know but ARCHCareersGuide.com and its predecessor – ARCHCareers.org have been providing its list of Architecture Summer Programs since 2008; thus, this year’s listing is our 14th year of documenting and listing this valuable information. Architecture Summer Program Listing https://www.archcareersguide.com/summer/ Via Google Maps https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/edit?hl=en&mid=1bih6R7t9RQmUQpVat1TyTReT5qCQvB0a&ll=39.136011215272035%2C-84.54040145634801&z=11   But we had…

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HARTFORD, UNIVERSITY OF – ARCHITECTURE SUMMER INSTITUTE

Hartford, University of – Architecture Summer Institute Since our launch of the listing of Architecture Summer Programs, we have been providing mini profiles of a handful of the programs.  Today, we share an article from one of the newest programs — Architecture Summer Institute at the University of Hartford.  Unlike many programs being offered, the…

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COLLEGE DECISION: COIN FLIP

COIN FLIP Spring is here!  And amazingly May 1, the annual Decision Day is less than a month ago.  Are you ready to make your decision for where to attend college? Before we outline a new approach to make this important decision, here are some previous essays that may be helpful.  The second choice, Criteria:…

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CAREER PROFILES II

CAREER PROFILES II Last fall, ARCHCareersGuide.com announced Career Profiles, an additional resource on our website.  As we stated back then, reading profiles of architects is a great way to learn more about the profession of architecture.   Career Profiles http://www.archcareersguide.com/profiles/   Career profiles of architecture students, emerging professionals, educators, and practitioners are a wonderful resource…

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IPAL – INTEGRATED PATH TO ARCHITECTURAL LICENSURE

IPAL – INTEGRATED PATH TO ARCHITECTURAL LICENSURE As you may already know, the path to licensure is 1) Education, 2) Experience, and Examination.  This path has been the way for many years; the issue is the time it takes to cross the finish line. Depending on the degree you pursue, the time to degree completion…

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ARCHITECTURE FOR TEENS – REVIEW

ARCHITECTURE FOR TEENS Last month, ARCHCareersGuide was contacted by Dr. Danielle S. Willkens about writing a review for her upcoming book, Architecture for Teens: A Beginner’s Book for Aspiring Architects. As the author of Becoming an Architect: A Guide to Careers in Design, we gladly accepted. Having been provided the book, Architecture for Teens, below…

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DECISION RESOURCES

DECISION RESOURCES Amazingly, May 1 better known as decision day is fast approaching.  You may think a little more than two months is a long time but trust us – it is NOT.  The next two months will fly by quickly. As May 1 approaches, what resources will you access to assist in your decision. …

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ARCHITECTURE SUMMER PROGRAMS 2021

ARCHITECTURE SUMMER PROGRAMS 2021   Architecture Summer Programs https://www.archcareersguide.com/summer/   Well, amazingly it is the end of January; now is the time for our annual release of the Architecture Summer Programs offered by the many architecture programs and other institution from around the country and throughout the world. In reality, the listing has been posted…

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