Becoming an Architect: A Guide to Careers in Design, 2nd Edition
If you're considering a career in architecture, start with this highly visual guide to preparing for and succeeding in the profession. Through fascinating interviews with working professionals in the field, Becoming An Architect, Second Edition gives you an inside view of what it takes to be an architect, including an overview of the profession, educational requirements, design specialties from which to choose, the job search, registration requirements, and the many directions in which a career in architecture can go.
Expanded and revised to include the most current issues that are impacting architects' work, such as BIM and integrated practice, this essential guide will prepare you for successfully entering this competitive yet rewarding profession.
1. The Definition of an Architect.
What Do Architects Do?
Is Architecture for You?
Profile of the Profession.
2. The Education of an Architect.
Path to an Accredited Degree.
You Are an Architecture Student.
3. The Experience of an Architect.
Gaining Experience as a Student.
Moving Toward Licensure.
4. The Careers of an Architect.
5. The Future of the Architecture Profession.
Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)
Agent of Social Change.
Appendix A: The Resources of an Architect.
Institutions Dedicated to Architecture.
Appendix B: Accredited Architecture Programs in the United States and Canada.
Appendix C: Career Profiles.