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Becoming an architect, Lee W. Waldrep, Ph.D, (electronic book)

Label
Becoming an architect
Title
Becoming an architect
Statement of responsibility
Lee W. Waldrep, Ph.D
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Lee Waldrep provides insight into the process of becoming an architect, using the three Es: education, experience and exam. He also provides career profiles for a number of professionals, highlighting the different paths students can take.
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  • StDuBDS
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Waldrep, Lee W
Dewey number
720.23
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA1995
LC item number
.W35 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A guide to careers in design
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  • Architecture
  • Architecture and Planning
Summary expansion
"Becoming an Architect will inspire future architects, career consultants, and human resources professionals alike, providing all the information you'll need to make intelligent decisions about careers in architecture." -From the Foreword by Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA, 2014 AIA National President Starting a career as an architect is an exciting prospect, but it's important to do your research before you take the plunge. The third edition of Becoming an Architect is an update to the best-selling guide and highlights the risks and rewards on the path to a career as an architect. You'll find new insight and tons of helpful resources, as well as a complete outline of the trajectory of an architect's early career, from higher education through internship and licensure. More than thirty-two new interviews and profiles from architecture students, emerging, and established professionals give the resource a truly personal feel, and help get you acquainted with real-life scenarios from architects from varying backgrounds and specialties. With a highly accessible approach, this guide provides a complete overview of the profession, including educational requirements, design specialties, registration requirements, and the paths of a career in architecture. Whether you're a high school student, a college undergraduate, a career counselor, or a human resource professional, Becoming an Architect offers much-needed advice and information to anyone interested in career development for architects. Covers recent changes to the Intern Development Program (IDP) Provides advice on obtaining professional experience while studying to be an architect Considers career paths in a myriad of work environments, such as government agencies, education, and research Includes helpful appendixes with resources for further information, such as career-related associations, websites, and recommended reading Obtain a solid introduction to a career as an architect, and plan your own path with the guidance and advice of dozens of others who have already started this process
Target audience
specialized
Label
Becoming an architect, Lee W. Waldrep, Ph.D, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous edition: 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
<p>FOREWORD xi</p> <p>PREFACE xiii</p> <p>ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xv</p> <p><b>1 The Definition of an Architect 1</b></p> <p>What Do Architects Do? 2</p> <p>Design Process 3</p> <p>Why Architecture? 4</p> <p>Is Architecture for You? 4</p> <p>Question&#8212;What Is Architecture? 5</p> <p>Career Profiles 12</p> <p>Profile of the Profession 36</p> <p>Salary 36</p> <p>Diversity 37</p> <p>Question&#8212;What Are the Most Important</p> <p>Skills an Architect Needs to Be Successful? 38</p> <p>Career Profiles 45</p> <p><b>2 The Education of an Architect 71</b></p> <p>Preparation 72</p> <p>Activities 72</p> <p>Programs 72</p> <p>Academic Coursework 73</p> <p>Exploration 74</p> <p>Visits 75</p> <p>Summers 76</p> <p>After-School Programs 77</p> <p>Question&#8212;What Advice Would You Provide to Someone Who Wants to Be an Architect? 78</p> <p>Career Profiles 86</p> <p>Paths to an Accredited Degree 100</p> <p>Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) 100</p> <p>Pre-Professional Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) 100</p> <p>Undergraduate Degrees (B.A./B.S.) in Fields Other Than Architecture and Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) 102</p> <p>Doctor of Architecture (D.Arch.) 102</p> <p>Joint Degrees 102</p> <p>Post-Professional Degrees 103</p> <p>Decision-Making Process 103</p> <p>You 105</p> <p>Institution 105</p> <p>Architecture Program 106</p> <p>Resources 109</p> <p>Promotional Materials, Videos, Catalogs, and Websites 109</p> <p>Guide to Architecture Schools/ARCHSchools.org 110</p> <p>Career Days in Architecture 110</p> <p>Campus Visits/Open Houses 110</p> <p>Admissions Counselor/Administrator 111</p> <p>Students, Faculty, Alumni, and Architects 111</p> <p>National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) 111</p> <p>Architecture Program Report (APR) / Visiting Team Report (VTR) 111</p> <p>Ranking of Architecture Programs 112</p> <p>Application Process 112</p> <p>Application 113</p> <p>Application Essay/Personal Statement 113</p> <p>Researching a Graduate Program 114</p> <p>Test Scores 115</p> <p>Transcripts 115</p> <p>Portfolio 115</p> <p>Recommendations 117</p> <p>Scholarships/Fellowships/Competitions 118</p> <p>Career Profiles 119</p> <p>You Are an Architecture Student 135</p> <p>Student Performance&#8212;Educational Realms and Student Performance Criteria 136</p> <p>Courses 140</p> <p>Architecture Electives: A Sample 144</p> <p>Tools 144</p> <p>Academic Enrichment 145</p> <p>Off-Campus Programs (Study Abroad) 145</p> <p>Independent Study 145</p> <p>Minors/Certificates 146</p> <p>Double Major/Degrees/Joint Degrees 146</p> <p>Lecture Series/Exhibits/Reviews 147</p> <p>Community Service 148</p> <p>Mentoring 149</p> <p>Student Organizations 149</p> <p>Conclusion 150</p> <p>Career Profiles 150</p> <p>The Experience of an Architect 167</p> <p>Gaining Experience as a Student 168</p> <p>Shadow 168</p> <p>Volunteer 168</p> <p>Research with Faculty 168</p> <p>Externship 168</p> <p>Internship 169</p> <p>Cooperative Education 170</p> <p>Preceptorship 171</p> <p>Career-Related Experience 171</p> <p>Gaining Experience as an Emerging Professional 171</p> <p>Full-Time Positions 171</p> <p>Volunteer 172</p> <p>Design Competitions 172</p> <p>Mentoring 172</p> <p>Professional Associations 172</p> <p>Question&#8212;What Do You Look for When Hiring a New Designer? 173</p> <p>Career Profiles 178</p> <p>A.R.C.H.I.T.E.C.T. 201</p> <p>Assessment 201</p> <p>Research 201</p> <p>Connections 201</p> <p>Help 202</p> <p>Interim Positions 202</p> <p>Tools 202</p> <p>Experience 203</p> <p>Commitment 203</p> <p>Transition 204</p> <p>Moving toward Licensure 204</p> <p>Intern Development Program (IDP) 204</p> <p>Architect Registration Examination (ARE) 206</p> <p>Intern Development Program (IDP) Experience Categories and Areas 207</p> <p>NCARB Certificate 210</p> <p>Conclusion 210</p> <p>Career Profiles 210</p> <p>The Careers of an</p> <p>Architect 237</p> <p>Career Designing 237</p> <p>Assessing 238</p> <p>Exploring 240</p> <p>Decision Making 242</p> <p>Planning 243</p> <p>Career Profiles 245</p> <p>Career Paths 266</p> <p>Architectural Practice 267</p> <p>Architect Positions 267</p> <p>Outside Traditional Practice 268</p> <p>Beyond Architecture 269</p> <p>The Career Paths of an Architect 272</p> <p>Career Profiles 273</p> <p>The Future of the Architecture Profession 297</p> <p>Sustainability 299</p> <p>New Technologies/Social Media 299</p> <p>Building Information Modeling (BIM) 300</p> <p>The Future of Architecture Architects 300</p> <p>New Practices 301</p> <p>Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) 302</p> <p>Collaboration 302</p> <p>Diversity 302</p> <p>Globalization 303</p> <p>Public Interest Design 303</p> <p>Distance Education/Learning 303</p> <p>The Future 304</p> <p>The Next Architect: A New Twist on the Future of Design 304</p> <p>Question&#8212;What Do You See as the Future for the Architecture Profession? 305</p> <p><b>Appendix A: Resources of an Architect 313</b></p> <p>Collateral Organizations 313</p> <p>Architecture-Related Associations 314</p> <p>Associations-Related Careers 316</p> <p>Architectural History 316</p> <p>Construction 316</p> <p>Design (Graphic, Industrial, Furniture, Lighting) 316</p> <p>Historic Preservation 317</p> <p>Interior Design 317</p> <p>Planning/Landscape Architecture 318</p> <p>Technical/Engineering 318</p> <p>Dedicated to Architecture 319</p> <p>Community Service 320</p> <p>Recommended Reading 321</p> <p>Websites 326</p> <p><b>Appendix B: Accredited Architecture Programs in the United States and Canada 329</b></p> <p><b>Appendix C: Career Profiles 341</b></p> <p>INDEX 345</p>
Control code
AH26773615
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xv, 350 pages
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
After 5 minutes Preview, click on &#x32;Request Access&#x33;, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
Isbn
9781118612132
Lccn
2013042097
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Becoming an architect, Lee W. Waldrep, Ph.D, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Previous edition: 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
<p>FOREWORD xi</p> <p>PREFACE xiii</p> <p>ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xv</p> <p><b>1 The Definition of an Architect 1</b></p> <p>What Do Architects Do? 2</p> <p>Design Process 3</p> <p>Why Architecture? 4</p> <p>Is Architecture for You? 4</p> <p>Question&#8212;What Is Architecture? 5</p> <p>Career Profiles 12</p> <p>Profile of the Profession 36</p> <p>Salary 36</p> <p>Diversity 37</p> <p>Question&#8212;What Are the Most Important</p> <p>Skills an Architect Needs to Be Successful? 38</p> <p>Career Profiles 45</p> <p><b>2 The Education of an Architect 71</b></p> <p>Preparation 72</p> <p>Activities 72</p> <p>Programs 72</p> <p>Academic Coursework 73</p> <p>Exploration 74</p> <p>Visits 75</p> <p>Summers 76</p> <p>After-School Programs 77</p> <p>Question&#8212;What Advice Would You Provide to Someone Who Wants to Be an Architect? 78</p> <p>Career Profiles 86</p> <p>Paths to an Accredited Degree 100</p> <p>Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) 100</p> <p>Pre-Professional Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) 100</p> <p>Undergraduate Degrees (B.A./B.S.) in Fields Other Than Architecture and Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) 102</p> <p>Doctor of Architecture (D.Arch.) 102</p> <p>Joint Degrees 102</p> <p>Post-Professional Degrees 103</p> <p>Decision-Making Process 103</p> <p>You 105</p> <p>Institution 105</p> <p>Architecture Program 106</p> <p>Resources 109</p> <p>Promotional Materials, Videos, Catalogs, and Websites 109</p> <p>Guide to Architecture Schools/ARCHSchools.org 110</p> <p>Career Days in Architecture 110</p> <p>Campus Visits/Open Houses 110</p> <p>Admissions Counselor/Administrator 111</p> <p>Students, Faculty, Alumni, and Architects 111</p> <p>National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) 111</p> <p>Architecture Program Report (APR) / Visiting Team Report (VTR) 111</p> <p>Ranking of Architecture Programs 112</p> <p>Application Process 112</p> <p>Application 113</p> <p>Application Essay/Personal Statement 113</p> <p>Researching a Graduate Program 114</p> <p>Test Scores 115</p> <p>Transcripts 115</p> <p>Portfolio 115</p> <p>Recommendations 117</p> <p>Scholarships/Fellowships/Competitions 118</p> <p>Career Profiles 119</p> <p>You Are an Architecture Student 135</p> <p>Student Performance&#8212;Educational Realms and Student Performance Criteria 136</p> <p>Courses 140</p> <p>Architecture Electives: A Sample 144</p> <p>Tools 144</p> <p>Academic Enrichment 145</p> <p>Off-Campus Programs (Study Abroad) 145</p> <p>Independent Study 145</p> <p>Minors/Certificates 146</p> <p>Double Major/Degrees/Joint Degrees 146</p> <p>Lecture Series/Exhibits/Reviews 147</p> <p>Community Service 148</p> <p>Mentoring 149</p> <p>Student Organizations 149</p> <p>Conclusion 150</p> <p>Career Profiles 150</p> <p>The Experience of an Architect 167</p> <p>Gaining Experience as a Student 168</p> <p>Shadow 168</p> <p>Volunteer 168</p> <p>Research with Faculty 168</p> <p>Externship 168</p> <p>Internship 169</p> <p>Cooperative Education 170</p> <p>Preceptorship 171</p> <p>Career-Related Experience 171</p> <p>Gaining Experience as an Emerging Professional 171</p> <p>Full-Time Positions 171</p> <p>Volunteer 172</p> <p>Design Competitions 172</p> <p>Mentoring 172</p> <p>Professional Associations 172</p> <p>Question&#8212;What Do You Look for When Hiring a New Designer? 173</p> <p>Career Profiles 178</p> <p>A.R.C.H.I.T.E.C.T. 201</p> <p>Assessment 201</p> <p>Research 201</p> <p>Connections 201</p> <p>Help 202</p> <p>Interim Positions 202</p> <p>Tools 202</p> <p>Experience 203</p> <p>Commitment 203</p> <p>Transition 204</p> <p>Moving toward Licensure 204</p> <p>Intern Development Program (IDP) 204</p> <p>Architect Registration Examination (ARE) 206</p> <p>Intern Development Program (IDP) Experience Categories and Areas 207</p> <p>NCARB Certificate 210</p> <p>Conclusion 210</p> <p>Career Profiles 210</p> <p>The Careers of an</p> <p>Architect 237</p> <p>Career Designing 237</p> <p>Assessing 238</p> <p>Exploring 240</p> <p>Decision Making 242</p> <p>Planning 243</p> <p>Career Profiles 245</p> <p>Career Paths 266</p> <p>Architectural Practice 267</p> <p>Architect Positions 267</p> <p>Outside Traditional Practice 268</p> <p>Beyond Architecture 269</p> <p>The Career Paths of an Architect 272</p> <p>Career Profiles 273</p> <p>The Future of the Architecture Profession 297</p> <p>Sustainability 299</p> <p>New Technologies/Social Media 299</p> <p>Building Information Modeling (BIM) 300</p> <p>The Future of Architecture Architects 300</p> <p>New Practices 301</p> <p>Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) 302</p> <p>Collaboration 302</p> <p>Diversity 302</p> <p>Globalization 303</p> <p>Public Interest Design 303</p> <p>Distance Education/Learning 303</p> <p>The Future 304</p> <p>The Next Architect: A New Twist on the Future of Design 304</p> <p>Question&#8212;What Do You See as the Future for the Architecture Profession? 305</p> <p><b>Appendix A: Resources of an Architect 313</b></p> <p>Collateral Organizations 313</p> <p>Architecture-Related Associations 314</p> <p>Associations-Related Careers 316</p> <p>Architectural History 316</p> <p>Construction 316</p> <p>Design (Graphic, Industrial, Furniture, Lighting) 316</p> <p>Historic Preservation 317</p> <p>Interior Design 317</p> <p>Planning/Landscape Architecture 318</p> <p>Technical/Engineering 318</p> <p>Dedicated to Architecture 319</p> <p>Community Service 320</p> <p>Recommended Reading 321</p> <p>Websites 326</p> <p><b>Appendix B: Accredited Architecture Programs in the United States and Canada 329</b></p> <p><b>Appendix C: Career Profiles 341</b></p> <p>INDEX 345</p>
Control code
AH26773615
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xv, 350 pages
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
After 5 minutes Preview, click on &#x32;Request Access&#x33;, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
Isbn
9781118612132
Lccn
2013042097
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Specific material designation
remote

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