9781118612132

Becoming an Architect

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    9781118612132

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    1118612132

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/3/2014
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

Lee Waldrep revised his best-selling work to cover current challenges in the career of an architect:


*  Recent changes to the Intern Development Program (IDP)
*  How to obtain experience while studying to be an architect
*  Alternate career paths
*  Challenges the profession faces, including BIM, integrated practice, globalization

Interviews and profiles are new and include professionals and emerging professionals.

Table of Contents

1 The Definition of an Architect

What Do Architects Do?

Design Process

Why Architecture?

Is Architecture for You?

Profile of the Profession

SALARY

DIVERSITY

Notes

2 . The Education of an Architect

Preparation

ACTIVITIES

PROGRAMS

ACADEMIC COURSEWORK

EXPLORATION

VISITS

SUMMERS

AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Paths to an Accredited Degree

BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE (B.ARCH.)

PRE-PROFESSIONAL BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (B.S.) AND MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE (M.ARCH.)

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES (B.A./B.S.) IN FIELDS OTHER THAN ARCHITECTURE AND MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE (M.ARCH.)

DOCTOR OF ARCHITECTURE (D.ARCH.)

JOINT DEGREES

POST-PROFESSIONAL DEGREES

Decision-Making Process

YOU

INSTITUTION

ARCHITECTURE PROGRAM

Resources

PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS, VIDEOS, CATALOGS, AND WEBSITES

GUIDE TO ARCHITECTURE SCHOOLS / ARCHSchools.org

CAREER DAYS IN ARCHITECTURE

CAMPUS VISITS/OPEN HOUSES

ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR / ADMINISTRATOR

STUDENTS, FACULTY, ALUMNI, AND ARCHITECTS

NATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL ACCREDITING BOARD (NAAB)

ARCHITECTURE PROGRAM REPORT (APR) / VISITING TEAM REPORT (VTR)

RANKING OF ARCHITECTURE PROGRAMS

Application Process

APPLICATION

APPLICATION ESSAY / PERSONAL STATEMENT

TEST SCORES

TRANSCRIPTS

PORTFOLIO

RECOMMENDATIONS

SCHOLARSHIPS / FELLOWSHIPS / COMPETITIONS

You are an Architecture Student

COURSES

TOOLS

Academic Enrichment

OFF-CAMPUS PROGRAMS (STUDY ABROAD)

INDEPENDENT STUDY

MINORS / CERTIFICATES

DOUBLE MAJOR / DEGREES / JOINT DEGREES

LECTURE SERIES / EXHIBITS / REVIEWS

COMMUNITY SERVICE

MENTORING

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

Conclusion

Notes

3  The Experience of an Architect

Gaining Experience as a Student

SHADOW

VOLUNTEER

RESEARCH WITH FACULTY

EXTERNSHIP

INTERNSHIP

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION

PRECEPTORSHIP

CAREER-RELATED EXPERIENCE

Gaining Experience as an Emerging Professional

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

VOLUNTEER

DESIGN COMPETITIONS

MENTORING

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

A.R.C.H.I.T.E.C.T.

ASSESSMENT

RESEARCH

CONNECTIONS

HELP

INTERIM POSITIONS

TOOLS

EXPERIENCE

COMMITMENT

TRANSITION

Moving Toward Licensure

INTERN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (IDP)

ARCHITECT REGISTRATION EXAMINATION (ARE)

NCARB CERTIFICATE

Conclusion

Notes

4  The Careers of an Architect

Career Designing

Assessing

Exploring

Decision Making

Planning

Career Paths

Architectural Practice

Outside Traditional Practice

Beyond Architecture

Notes

5 The Future of the Architecture Profession

Sustainability

New Technologies / Social Media

BIM—Building Information Modeling

New Practices

Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)

Collaboration

Diversity

Globalization

Public Interest Design

Distance Education/Learning

The Future

Notes

Appendix  A

Resources of an Architect

COLLATERAL ORGANIZATIONS

ARCHITECTURE-RELATED ASSOCIATIONS

ASSOCIATIONS RELATED CAREERS

DEDICATED TO ARCHITECTURE

COMMUNITY SERVICE

RECOMMENDED READING

WEBSITES

Appendix B

Accredited Architecture Programs in the United States and Canada

ALABAMA

ALASKA

ARIZONA

ARKANSAS

CALIFORNIA

COLORADO

CONNECTICUT

DELAWARE

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

FLORIDA

GEORGIA

HAWAII

IDAHO

ILLINOIS

INDIANA

IOWA

KANSAS

KENTUCKY

LOUISIANA

MAINE

MARYLAND

MASSACHUSETTS

MICHIGAN

MINNESOTA

MISSISSIPPI

MISSOURI

MONTANA

NEBRASKA

NEVADA

NEW HAMPSHIRE

NEW JERSEY

NEW MEXICO

NEW YORK

NORTH CAROLINA

NORTH DAKOTA

OHIO

OKLAHOMA

OREGON

PENNSYLVANIA

PUERTO RICO

RHODE ISLAND

SOUTH CAROLINA

SOUTH DAKOTA

TENNESSEE

TEXAS

UTAH

VERMONT

VIRGINIA

WASHINGTON

WEST VIRGINIA

WISCONSIN

WYOMING

INTERNATIONAL

CANADA

Appendix C

Career Profiles

Rewards Program

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