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Embarking on the journey to secure your dream job as an architect is both thrilling and challenging. In a competitive industry, strategic planning and a proactive approach can significantly enhance your chances of success. In this guide, we’ll explore ten essential tips to help you navigate the job market, showcase your skills, and land that coveted position as an architect.
In the realm of modern architecture, few names echo as profoundly as Frank Lloyd Wright. As we unravel the life and enduring legacy of this visionary, we’ll explore his biography, iconic works, and the distinctive architectural style that set him apart.
Embarking on the path from student to professional architect is a transformative journey filled with challenges and opportunities. As young architects transition from the classroom to the practical realm, there are invaluable lessons to be learned. In this guide, we offer insights and advice to assist emerging architects in navigating the exciting yet complex terrain of the architectural profession. Whether you’re sketching your first design or presenting at a client meeting, these tips aim to provide guidance as you embark on your architectural career.
School, University, Postgraduate Program, Dream Job… Some people have their path pretty clear since very early stages, while others don’t have such clarity but prefer to go with the flow and see what the future holds. Even if we choose the second way of life, at any time there are some life-changing decisions to be taken.
There are sunny, cold, rainy, wooded, and even desert ones; the only thing they have in common is that they are all cities. Some of them have better features to offer to their people, some of them are a little more hostile, but after all, they are what we call home; the place we relate to, which shapes our lifestyle and our habits.
Architects have a lot of things to thank the internet; among them are the opportunity to give a lot more visibility to their projects and the ease of obtaining all sorts of information in a matter of seconds.
Even once in a lifetime, we have found ourselves in the position to look for a job, and it is well known it could be a tedious and complex process. Sometimes this process can be clarifying, some others not that much, and when it takes too long, we are loaded with a bunch of doubts about what are we doing wrong.
For more than 1,100 years, books have undoubtedly been one of the primary sources of knowledge par excellence. They have been the essence of the greatest works created by human beings and have served as inspiration for many others. However, over time we have seen how generations have migrated to new tools that allow us to speed up the informative process and its development.
A large number of people admit that knowing they will be recognized for an outstanding job, drive them to make great efforts to achieve the goal. It seems that acknowledgment intrinsically carries with it a special motivation that makes individuals strive to excel.
While it is true that we know we won’t be rewarded for every good result delivered, and that the only motivation in life cannot be a reward, it is also true that there are certain awards that are worth pursuing.
Nowadays, there are many destinations available to start or continue your postgraduate architecture studies in the world and deciding which option is the best is always a complicated task to do. There are several elements to take into consideration, and many students give up before evaluating what needs to be known.
We want to help you pursue your dreams and this is why the BAM team has summarized the most relevant issues to take into account when making such an important decision as going to study your postgraduate in architecture in a new city or country.
COVID means that everything is going fast.
It means that many things have changed, and others are changing week after week. It also means that we must make decisions in the middle of a big change. It is compulsory for us to be, as never before, quick and lucid. Science fiction is here, it has gone ahead, and we have to react on the fly.
In present times, we have been unfortunately forced to stay at home due to COVID-19 situation, and technology has become the most important tool in our day-to-day life in order to fulfill our commitments at work.
Nowadays, there are many tools that are being used and we will enlist some of them that perhaps you don’t know until now. We are convinced those apps and online tools can make your work much more efficient as an architect or architecture student
The COVID-19 global situation has made our 2020 a little different as we expected to be. Nowadays, many of us are at home looking for new activities to do during our available time, or the called “new normal”. Some people are working in the home-office modality, others are doing extensive routines of exercise, and others are standing out in the kitchen with new and succulent dishes.
If you prefer to take advantage of this extra-time to study a new professional architecture course in some of the most prestigious universities in the world, this article is definitely for you.
It’s well known that our daily lives have changed significantly due to the Coronavirus pandemic in the world. The isolation policy applied in many of our countries has been a radical change that affects us in many ways, and those who are used to have a constant rhythm of study are now experiencing a new way of living that affects both productivity and creativity.
The amount of time we spend at home, the isolation and the high levels of anxiety generated by uncertainty, prevent us from developing our projects in the way we are used to, and that’s why we need to create new strategies to recover our most productive modality and become the architects we want to be.
Nowadays, we live in a highly competitive world where it is extremely important to have studies that support and enhance your knowledge in the different areas related to architecture.
The architecture offices in the world are looking for more and more qualified professionals in specialized areas, and a master’s degree is the best way to acquire this knowledge depending on your area of interest.
The BAM team wants to help our readers understand the fundamental reasons of why to do a PhD in architecture in this increasingly competitive society. That’s why we write this informative and thoughtful article on this exciting topic.
The general objective of a PhD is to continue acquiring knowledge and although this sometimes causes happiness, it is usually not enough because the investment of time you need to finish a doctorate thesis. Actually, the realization of a Doctorate has other connotations that we will explain later.
Before you start your search for an advanced education program in architecture such a PhD, you should know exactly what does it means to be a Doctor. The BAM team wrote an easy and useful definition about it.
The word PhD is used to simplify the complete title “Philosophy Doctor” and it is a postgraduate doctoral degree that represents the highest level of qualification in the academic world available for a person.
There are many types of PhD programs related to architecture in the world. Some of them are really specific in the research theme, and others are more open to innovative and theoretical themes.
Although, we know that every University has its rules and ways to define its programs, we decided to create a system to categorize the PhD programs depending on their main focus and objectives. That’s how we summarized the types of PhD in 9 different topics which we explain below.
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