Co-Owner and Designer at Propel Studio Architecture and Website Founder of Talkitect, Lucas Gray, shares his experience and insight about working abroad, starting your own firm, and following a “non-traditional” career path in the field of architecture.
Architectural Historian and Positively Portland Walking Tour Guide, Eric Wheeler, shares his love for history, architecture, and teaching and how he learned to be more observant of architectural designs by working alongside architects as a Real Estate Appraiser and Heritage Tourism Consultant in Wisconsin.
Architect Donna Sink shares her experience of moving to different parts of the USA with her family to work, the multiple challenges she faced, and how she was able to rebuild her network and grow her career even more in each city.
Architect and NCARB Examination Director, Jared Zurn, shares how to prepare for the latest ARE 5.0, what to expect from ARE 5.0 compared to 4.0, and the benefits of focusing on each singular task compared to multitasking.
Architect Samantha Markham shares how her blog, Aspiring Architect, got its start in addition to her experience helping to grow and manage AIA committees along with creating networking events for students and professionals.
A little pep talk for the person who is stuck in the middle of taking the Architect Exam.
Architect Jared Smith shares his experience working in New York City, raising a family, and what to do if you fail a ARE. As a member of both the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) and the New York Coalition of Black Architects (NYCOBA), Jared is helping young minorities begin and grow their careers in the field of architecture.
Architect Stephen Parker discusses how advocacy for the profession of architecture is an opportunity to help our communities.
Architect Mark LePage shares how taking a course about entrepreneurship helped him and his wife, Annmarie launch their own architecture firm. Today, Mark continues to inspire and help others learn about business with the EntreArchitect Academy.
Dan Horn shares what the Operation Resilient Long Island (ORLI) team are doing bring more resiliency to the world of architecture. Dan shares how Hurricane Sandy affected his community and how ORLI’s global 3C Competition was able to help rebuild the East Coast after Hurricane Sandy.
Architect Designer and Portland State University Professor, Julia Mollner tells us what she’s doing to help her students gain good mentorship experience, create an open discussion within her community, and improve the city of Portland, Oregon.
Virginia Tech Professor, and ARE prep instructor, Michael Ermann, shares how active learning can transform how we understand architecture. You will also learn Michael’s favorite tip for preparing for the ARE exam and what he recommends you consider when choosing a university.
Lora Teagarden shares with us the importance that networking has played in helping her architecture career. With Lora, you’ll discover how a five-second doodle turned into two books, and how she was able to make connections -- both online and offline that helped her succeed.
Dear Future Young Architects, Lets have a serious conversation about licensing, the profession and how much time you spend screwing around!?!!
Architect and mastermind behind the Evolving Architect website, Michael LaValley shares his experience with taking the AREs, why he loves teaching, and the reason why mentorship is important for everyone to experience. Together with his AIA chapter and Emerging Professionals Committee in Buffalo/ WNY, New York, he shares how they’re working together to help as many aspiring architects as they can to begin and build their careers.