CAUSfest 2021

Today’s Topics: Busy Summer What is CAUSfest? Student Organizations What is CAUSfest? Does CAUSfest ring any bells, or mean anything specific to you? I imagine that it does not because this is a relatively new event for the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech. CAUSfest is a recruitment event for student organizationsContinue reading “CAUSfest 2021”

Career Fair Prep

Today’s Topics: Resume Portfolio Workshops and critiques Resume Preparing to apply for any job requires a major time investment in yourself. Especially in times when the job market is much thinner than normal. When an employer reads a resume, there is a lot that they can tell about you just from a one page document.Continue reading “Career Fair Prep”

What Does It Mean To Be Me?

Most times when I meet people, it is through one aspect of my life. Often times they find that I’m pretty talented at whatever I’m doing in that moment. What most people don’t know is how deep that list of talents run. By the end of this article you may wonder, how does he doContinue reading “What Does It Mean To Be Me?”

What’s The Point of Architecture Competitions?

Today’s Topics: Why Do Them? 2nd Year Competition How do you win them? Why Do Them? There are a lot of architecture competitions that are open for a range of skill levels to participate in, and a range of scales. Since I’ve been in college I have been part of the Futurehaus project that hasContinue reading “What’s The Point of Architecture Competitions?”

Beginning Spring 2021 Semester

Today’s Topics: Schedule Mix-Ups Large Course Load What I’m looking Forward to Most Schedule Mix-Ups This semester is definitely one that is different from past semesters that I’ve had. The type of classes that I’m taking has started to change dramatically and I am really getting into the bulk of studying architecture. These courses areContinue reading “Beginning Spring 2021 Semester”

Architecture 2021

Today’s Topics: School Internship Personal Projects School Happy new year’s to everyone! I wanted to start off this year by thinking about what all is planned to happen. Firstly and most important, is architecture school. I will be finishing up my second year of architecture and starting my third year. This past fall I setContinue reading “Architecture 2021”

What I Miss Most About in-Person School

Today’s Topics: Studio Culture Clubs and Organizations Will it Ever be the Same? Studio Culture When I was in high school going on college tours to architecture schools, one thing that was universal across all campuses was that they all had some sort of unique culture in which students learn. I am very glad thatContinue reading “What I Miss Most About in-Person School”

My Fall 2020 Semester Wrap-Up

Today’s Topics: Recap Projects What this semester has meant for me Recap At the start of 2020, everything was normal. Then it all changed when I went home for spring break. First it was just an extra week off of school, but then it turned into packing up my things and moving off campus dueContinue reading “My Fall 2020 Semester Wrap-Up”

November 2nd Notes

Today’s Topics: Understanding of architecture Away from school External projects Understanding of Architecture As many of you already know, I have been designing and learning about architecture since I was a junior in high school. I have always been so eager to learn and explore the mystery of what architecture is and how architecture schoolContinue reading “November 2nd Notes”

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”