Entries by Amanda Gann

Jumpstart Your Career in Architecture by Enrolling in an IPAL Program

By NCARB Created by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) in 2015, the Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL) offers a dynamic, innovative path to licensure for students who are dedicated to becoming an architect. By integrating the opportunity to gain the real-world experience necessary to complete the Architectural Experience Program® (AXP®) and […]

Archisoup

Archisoup is an online learning resource and platform for architecture students, young architects, and enthusiasts. We provide the next generation of architects with opportunities to learn and evolve through shared expert knowledge, tutorials, guides, and studio resources. By bridging the gap between architecture school and the licensed profession, we aim to help students understand, and […]

“Still Human: In the Age of Selfies + Surveillance” by Carlos Serrano, California College of the Arts

The digital age has changed the face of social interactions, and transformed our behavior in the built environment. This has given rise to questions regarding architecture’s role in accommodating this new age of social relationships, and how it can actively uncover new ways to merge the digital and physical worlds.  Recent graduate from California College […]

2019 Hip Hop Architecture Camps

(via HipHopArchitecture.com) The Hip Hop Architecture Camp is a one-week intensive experience, designed to introduce underrepresented youth to architecture, urban planning, creative placemaking and economic development through the lens of hip hop culture. The Camp is based on the “4C’s” which are Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, and Critical Thinking. During the camp, students are paired with architects, urban […]

African Problems Deserve African Solutions

The launch of the Ubuntu Design Group an innovative design team committed to building dignified communities The Ubuntu Design Group is a team of young social entrepreneurs determined to change the face of local architecture in South Africa & across the continent. Inspired by the spirit of Ubuntu, the idea that I am because you […]

2019 Career Days in Architecture

2019 Career Days in Architecture Interested in learning more about studying architecture? These free events are open to high school and college students, parents, teachers and counselors interested in learning more about careers in architecture and design. Visit one in your area. If you city is not listed below, check out your local American Institute […]

Why Architecture is Important

By Zach Mortice If you ever wondered why architecture is important—look up and around. You are likely surrounded by it right now. Architecture’s grasp—that is, buildings and the designed environment—ends only in extreme conditions (the bottom of the ocean, the atmosphere, and a few dwindling spots on terrestrial earth.) Unique among creative and artistic professions, […]

Design:ED Podcast

The path to becoming an architect can seem daunting and unclear for young architects trying to navigate their careers. So many variables make it seem as if your decisions now will dictate your entire future within the field. Which school should I attend? Should I pursue my architectural license? How do I go about starting […]

RPI Turns Packaging into Protective Shelters

(via A|N) Second Lives | After Bottles is an experimental prototype shelter designed by students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute that turns packaging into structurally-sound shelters. First assembled for NYC x Design Week 2018, this project took engineered plastic bottles which had an interlocking design to build a pavilion. “Throughout the design studio, RPI students, educators, and […]