what is to Come This Summer?

Today’s Topics: Last Few Assignments Summer Planning With Organizations Summer Internship Last Few Assignments I’ve finally made it to the last week of school. I will be so relieved by the end of this week that I have finished the last parts of my classes. I still have an exam to do, a research paperContinue reading “what is to Come This Summer?”

Finals Week

Today’s Topics: The Last Push The Last Push Finals Vs. Final Project What Next? The Last Push I’ve finally made it down to the last week of school. This semester has felt both extremely long, and also has gone by extremely fast. By the end of this week I will have finished a full yearContinue reading “Finals Week”

Tensegrity Structure

Today’s Topics: What is Tensegrity? What am I Doing? Problem Solving What is Tensegrity? Tensegrity. A pretty uncommon word right? Don’t worry, I didn’t know what it was until a week into my research. Tensegrity is the idea that you can support 2 solid objects by only connecting them with string. It’s a daunting task,Continue reading “Tensegrity Structure”

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”

My Love-Hate Relationship With My Building Structures Course

Today’s Topics: Learning How to Construct a Building Making Mistakes There’s Another Semester Learning How to Construct a Building One of the first things that I have been interested since starting architecture school is learning how to design a building that would actually stand up. It is one thing to be making a 1/8 scaleContinue reading “My Love-Hate Relationship With My Building Structures Course”

Diversity and Inclusion in Architecture School

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”

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”

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”

How Fast Can A Project be Finished?

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?”