Is Designing a Building Simple?

Today’s Topics: Just a Box Knowing What Goes in a Building Depth of Design Thinking Just a Box When you come to think about it. We spend our lives in nicely wrapped boxes. Buildings enclosed by 4 walls, a floor, and a roof. The most essential parts of any room. We wake up in aContinue reading “Is Designing a Building Simple?”

My NOMA Spatial Shifts Conference Experience

Today’s Topics: Virtual Conference Networking Inspiration Virtual Conference Every year the National Organization of Minority Architects has a conference for everyone to come together. It was supposed to be held in Oakland this year, but with COVID-19 around, it was shifted to be a virtual event. But how can you make a virtual event anyContinue reading “My NOMA Spatial Shifts Conference Experience”

1st Semester Midpoint: COVID-19 and Architecture School

Today’s Topics: Architecture Projects Time Management Zoom Fatigue Architecture Projects Over the summer, I was very excited to go back into architecture school and to start working on projects. One of my personal goals for this semester was to improve my design skills while incorporating a greater level of detail within my projects. I alsoContinue reading “1st Semester Midpoint: COVID-19 and Architecture School”

Timeline of an Architecture School Project

Today’s Topics: Concept Design Model-Making Post Production Concept Design All designs start off with a concept or idea. Something that helps kickstart the project off as a sense of direction. It is about honing in on what different design ideas are possible and narrowing it down until you find the one that fits the projectContinue reading “Timeline of an Architecture School Project”

Site Location Forming Design Decisions

Today’s Topics: The importance of a site Visitor Station/Overlook Project Designing More Than Just a Building Watch this YouTube video showing how I effectively chose a design for my national forest site. The Importance of a Site Architecture always begins with a site. With a site, there are many different aspects that can effect theContinue reading “Site Location Forming Design Decisions”

Analyzing Famous Buildings: 01 Walt Disney Concert Hall

This week we are starting a series on analyzing famous architecture buildings. Exploring beyond the surface and interacting with the thoughts and ideas that make such amazing designs. Today’s Topics The Beginning Designing from the inside out The Face of The City The Beginning This project was made in honor of Walt Disney and hisContinue reading “Analyzing Famous Buildings: 01 Walt Disney Concert Hall”

The Architecture Major Effect

Today’s Topics: School For The First Time Studio Culture Stuck in my head School For The First Time Going into architecture school is like nothing you have ever experienced before. You can go to open house, virtual tours, and many other things, but in order to capture the full essence of what it means toContinue reading “The Architecture Major Effect”

How Long do Architecture Projects take?

Today’s Topics Imagine it Like a Puzzle Navigating the Constraints of Software Finished Product Imagine it Like a Puzzle How long does it take you to complete a large puzzle? I first discovered the true scale of time to make models both physical and computer in high school. It can be a long draining process.Continue reading “How Long do Architecture Projects take?”

Order a Sketch, Painting, or Drawing of Your House Today!

Today’s Topics: Custom Art Google SketchUp Course Now Free Custom Art I am excited to announce that I will now be taking orders to sketch, draw, or paint pictures of homes! If you have gotten the chance to read some of my other articles, I talked about my experience learning multiple art styles in highContinue reading “Order a Sketch, Painting, or Drawing of Your House Today!”