QUESTIONS TO PONDER

QUESTIONS TO PONDER To start with, we are discussing your future as an architect.  Specifically, your future as an architecture student.  Before we discuss today’s topic, here are the more recent essays listing on the website; check them out to catch up. Resources for Program Research Resource: Architecture Programs Architecture Programs 2021 Career Days /…

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4 STEPS TO EARNING STRAIGHT As

4 STEPS TO EARNING STRAIGHT As With some exception, many if not most architecture programs (universities) have started the fall semester.  As such, you are become adjusted (in more ways than one can imagine) as you begin classes. Regardless of your academic success in high school, starting college is a chance to reassess your strategy…

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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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YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN CAREER

YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN CAREER Today, our guest essay is from Marcus Cross.  As a principal at Alliance Architecture, he manages the DC and Annapolis Studios. In addition to his design and leadership at Alliance, Marcus also serves as a Lecturer at the University of Maryland, School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation.  He…

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RESOURCE: ARCHITECTURE PROGRAMS

RESOURCE: ARCHITECTURE PROGRAMS ARCHCareersGuide.com launches new Resource – Architecture Programs Listing   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 21, 2021 ARCHCareersGuide.com is pleased to announce a new resource for its websites — listing of Architecture Programs using AirTable (https://airtable.com/). The Architecture Programs Listing is available at the following URL and under the Resources menu: ARCHITECTURE PROGRAMS Architecture…

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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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BEYOND ARCHITECTURE: TWO PUBLICATIONS

BEYOND ARCHITECTURE An architectural education is excellent preparation for many career paths beyond architecture.  In fact, the career possibilities with an architectural education are truly limitless.  Anecdotal estimates suggest that only one-half of architectural graduates pursue licensure.  By applying the ideas listed earlier in “career designing,” one can launch a successful career beyond architecture. As…

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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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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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