NAAB CANDIDATE PROGRAMS

NAAB CANDIDATE PROGRAMS As you consider the pursuit of becoming an architect, you may already know about NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board).  If you are NOT aware, read from their website — NAAB is the only agency recognized by registration boards in U. S. jurisdictions to accredit professional degree programs in architecture. To receive NAAB…

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NAAB 2022 REPORT ON ARCHITECTURE EDUCATION

NAAB 2022 REPORT ON ARCHITECTURE EDUCATION Recently, NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board) released its annual reports on Architecture Education. As shared on the NAAB website: “This report, to be produced annually, shares the accreditation decisions made by the NAAB in the previous year, provides a review of the aggregated statistics provided by each accredited program,…

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RESOURCES FOR RESEARCHING ARCHITECTURE PROGRAMS

RESOURCES FOR RESEARCHING ARCHITECTURE PROGRAMS Earlier this month, we started a series of essays on the path of pursuing an architectural education on your way to becoming an architect; we first outlined the different paths to an accredited architectural degree (see below). Architectural Education – B.Arch, M.Arch, or D.Arch. https://www.archcareersguide.com/architectural-education-b-arch-m-arch-or-d-arch/ Next, we discuss the Resources…

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2021 NAAB REPORT ON ARCHITECTURE EDUCATION

NAAB REPORT ON ARCHITECTURE EDUCATION Just this past week, NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board) released its annual reports on Architecture Education. As shared on the NAAB website: “This report, to be produced annually, shares the accreditation decisions made by the NAAB in the previous year, provides a review of the aggregated statistics provided by each…

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I AM A PLANNER

Below is a special guest entry written by Ms. Dana Perzynski who graduated with the Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Maryland. — Thanks, Dana! Had the pleasure of working with Dana as an architecture student during her time at the University of Maryland.  She is pictured in the center of the image…

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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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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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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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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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SELECTING: RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH

SELECTING: RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH Thus far, our series on Selecting a Program has addressed two topics: 1) Why Architecture and 2) What does an Architect do? On the surface, you may not think these two topics help you select an architecture program, but they do. Now, we direct our focus on the resources available to…

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