Today’s Topics: Morning Commute So far I’ve been in Chicago for a little over two weeks and am really enjoying my experience. I live in West Town Chicago and travel downtown everyday to get to work. My journey starts off with a short walk to get on the subway taking me into The Loop. InContinue reading “Traveling In Chicago”
Today’s Topics: Diversity in the Student Body How our Classes are Structured Change is Coming This article is meant to be informative of how our current situation is. Then provide insight on initiatives that we are working on as a school. Diversity in the Student Body When you think about architecture, what type of personContinue reading “Diversity and Inclusion in Architecture School”
Today’s Topics: Total Time, or Total Days? AIA Architecture Competition Total Time, or Total Days How long does it take to come up with a design idea? Well that part is easy, you can be thinking about it in your head. It gets hard when you have to put your intentions on paper. When workingContinue reading “How Fast Can A Project be Finished?”
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?”
Today’s Topics: Architectural Knowledge Learning Architecture Software Time Management Architectural Knowledge Everyone comes in with a preconceived notion of what architecture is, and that can be a great thing. But there is always so much more to learn when in school. The art of designing a building is much more complex than just drawing 4Continue reading “What It’s Like to Learn Architecture”
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”
I’m going back to school, check out my summer recap, and the classes I’m taking, and the extracurricular I will be part of!
Today’s topics: Why is it important? My experience through Virginia Tech What history of architecture could mean for you The history of architecture is only a required course for architecture students, but it’s importance goes way beyond the classroom. Why is it Important? Learning the history of architecture is essential to understanding our built environmentContinue reading “Why History of Architecture?”