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Becoming an architect : a guide to careers in design

Becoming an architect : a guide to careers in design

Author: Lee W Waldrep
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
A career guide to becoming an architect that gives a background of the architecture field and information on educational requirements, specialties within the profession, and the future of architecture.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee W Waldrep
ISBN: 9780470372104 0470372109
OCLC Number: 318057908
Description: xv, 335 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The definition of an architect : What to architects do? ; Why architecture? ; Is architecture for you? ; Profile of the profession --
The education of an architect : Preparation ; Paths to an accredited degree ; Decision-making process --
Resources --
Application process ; You are an architecture student ; Academic enrichment ; Conclusions --
The experience of an architect : Gaining experience as a student ; A.R.C.H.I.T.E.C.T. --
Moving toward licensure --
The careers of an architect : Career designing ; Career paths --
The future of the architecture profession : Sustainability ; Technology ; BIM: Building Information Modeling ; Collaboration ; Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) ; Diversity ; Globalization ; Distance education/learning --
Appendix A. The resources of an architect : Collateral organizations ; Architecture-related associations ; Associations: related careers ; Institutions dedicated to architecture ; Community service ; Recommended reading ; Websites --
Appendix B. Accredited architecture programs in the United States and Canada --
Appendix C. Career profiles [interviewees].
Other Titles: Guide to careers in design
Responsibility: Lee W. Waldrep.


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