What is Architecture?

Year after year, a question I always come back to is “what is architecture?”. My favorite part of this question is how there is no right or wrong answer, and everyone always has a different answer. Subjectivity has been a dominant force of my education during my 3rd year of architecture school. It is trulyContinue reading “What is Architecture?”

The Good and the Great of This Semester so far

Today’s Topics: Why I Haven’t Posted in a While My Initial Thoughts Appreciation and Growth Why I Haven’t Posted in a While The last time I made a post to my blog was after my first pin-up this semester. Things were going well and I was progressing as I felt I should. Then things startedContinue reading “The Good and the Great of This Semester so far”

Historic Preservation In Wytheville

Today’s Topics: What Am I Doing in Wytheville? Surveying Exploration What Am I Doing in Wytheville? During this past summer, my roommate and I were recommended by a faculty member for a project in Wytheville. We then had to be selected by the Undergraduate Chair of the Architecture Program, and interviewed by the owner ofContinue reading “Historic Preservation In Wytheville”

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”

Back To Campus Since Over A Year

Today’s Topics: The Start The Drive Moving In The Start We ran into a close call in the morning, as we needed to rent a truck to carry couches, my bed, and desks. We chose to go with a Home Depot truck and to start off, we wanted to leave as early as possible. WhichContinue reading “Back To Campus Since Over A Year”

Traveling in my Virtual Internship

Today’s Topics: How is This Set up? Site Visits New Connections How is This Set up? Prior to attaining this internship, one of the questions I always struggled with was how could I have an experience of working outside of Maryland. Most times that means I have to move out and find a place toContinue reading “Traveling in my Virtual Internship”

Firm Schedule VS School Time management

Today’s Topics: Scheduled 40 Hour Week Personal Time For Projects Preference Scheduled 40 Hour Week Going into architecture school, something I have heard very often is that education and the professional practice of architecture are very different. A little over a month into my internship, I can now comfortably say I have adjusted from doingContinue reading “Firm Schedule VS School Time management”

Taking Site Visits

Today’s Topics: The Complexity of Building The Role of an Architect Feeling Accomplished The Complexity of Building When you look around your room, you are most likely going to see 4 walls, a ceiling, and a floor. If you take away the first layer of a wall, you start to reveal the structure and howContinue reading “Taking Site Visits”

The Passion of Helping Young Students Learn to Love Architecture

Today’s Topics: Where did This Start for me? Why am I so Eager to Help Other Students? Is There an Age Limit for Learning Architecture? Where did This Start for me? I had an interest in architecture since I was a kid. One of the most memorable moments was learning about designing foe different climatesContinue reading “The Passion of Helping Young Students Learn to Love Architecture”

Summer Internship Day 1

Today’s Topics: How I Got Here Why Quinn Evans? Goals and Aspirations How I got Here What did I do to get here? Well, this story dates all the way back to high school. My first involvement with architecture. I found a passion for the work I was able to do, and I pursued everyContinue reading “Summer Internship Day 1”