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”

Learning Design Realism

Today’s Topics: Starting Out Adding More Detail Using Realistic Material Layers Starting Out One of the major things to learn in architecture school is pretty much how to design a building. But what is the baseline general knowledge that people come in with? There is usually a mix of skill levels ranging from not havingContinue reading “Learning Design Realism”

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”

What It’s Like to Learn Architecture

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”

Timeline of an Architecture School Project

Today’s Topics: Concept Design Model-Making Post Production Concept Design All designs start off with a concept or idea. Something that helps kickstart the project off as a sense of direction. It is about honing in on what different design ideas are possible and narrowing it down until you find the one that fits the projectContinue reading “Timeline of an Architecture School Project”

Site Location Forming Design Decisions

Today’s Topics: The importance of a site Visitor Station/Overlook Project Designing More Than Just a Building Watch this YouTube video showing how I effectively chose a design for my national forest site. The Importance of a Site Architecture always begins with a site. With a site, there are many different aspects that can effect theContinue reading “Site Location Forming Design Decisions”

Flipping To a New Page. First Week of School

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!