Architecture Studio Pin-Up No.1

Today’s Topics: What is the Project? The work that I’ve Done What’s Next? What is the Project? In architecture studio, we are working on a semester long project. This past Wednesday we had a big deadline where we had to show our progressed work. We used our sketches, and printed out our plans, among variousContinue reading “Architecture Studio Pin-Up No.1”

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”

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”

What Makes Architecture School So Hard?

Today’s Topics: Learning How to Design Spending Countless Hours Working You have to Know a Little Bit of Everything Learning How to Design When you look at the work of architecture students you may have good reviews or bad reviews about their work. One of the most challenging things to accomplish is learning how toContinue reading “What Makes Architecture School So Hard?”

Architecture is Not Just A Building

Today’s Topics: Basics What A Good Project Has What A Great Project Has Basics When most people think about architecture their mind goes straight to designing a building. As a core definition, yes that is what architecture is. If you are rushing in architecture school, you are doing a project last minute, that is probablyContinue reading “Architecture is Not Just A Building”

Behind The Desk

Today’s Topics: Where Did The Passion Start? Spending Countless Hours On A Project Architecture Competition Guidelines Where Did The Passion Start? Ever since I first started high school I wanted to take architecture classes, to only find out that juniors and seniors are the only ones able to. So I planned out my schedule soContinue reading “Behind The Desk”

Scale of Design

Today’s Topics: Small Scale Large Scale Quality of Space Small Scale One of the most interesting things about designing is the space that you have to occupy. In architecture school, 9 times out of 10, your first few projects will be starting on a small scale. This gives you time to discover certain aspects ofContinue reading “Scale of Design”