News & Events

1. Begin on Your Career Path

  • You can begin winning IDP hours directly after high school graduation.
  • If you haven’t effectively, agree to IDP and begin on the way to licensure!

2. Try not to Get Caught Up in “Old Guard” Firms

  • The youth are the future.
  • Firms need to grasp the thoughts, vitality and eagerness of youngsters.
  • Be perceptive in the matter of what the Millennials in the workplace are doing.
  • Ensure emerging professionals are esteemed in the organizations you are meeting with.

3. Networking = The Key to Advancement

  • Become acquainted with everybody in the Architecture people group and associated fields (all ages and experience levels).
  • Don’t underestimate the value of AIA membership and networking opportunities.

4. Try not to Get Upset by Clients that Think They Know Everything About Architecture

  • Be patient.
  • Educate and demonstrate various choices (unique points of view) to open up considering.
  • Be a professional.
  • Don’t forget that you were educated as an ARCHITECT (not him/her).

5. Don’t Burn Bridges

  • The Architectural world is way too small.
  • Your actions & choices will be recalled.

6. Look Out for #1

  • It is your career and yours alone.
  • Check you are receiving the appropriate experience (IDP), opportunities & compensation.
  • If you are not, MOVE ON!!!

7. Voice Your Opinions

  • The best thoughts are never fused into ventures unless they are heard, exhibited, and shielded.
  • Many progressions in firms & particulars on assignments can be enhanced if you simply point out a better solution to decision makers.
  • An change is constantly welcomed by principals and customers.

8. You Must Design Your Career and Position

  • All of us are Unique = Unique jobs/positions
  • Constantly think about your experiences to characterize what you truly need to do.
  • Make career choices to achieve this position.

9. Differentiate Yourself

  • Develop your unique skills and abilities.
  • Demonstrate how they make you a better employee and contributor.
  • Potentially use these abilities to go out all alone.

10. Try not to Confuse an Internship with Full-Time Employment

  • An internship acquaints you with how a firm and activities work.
  • Full-time job commands obligation regarding your work and productivity (deadlines).
  • Full-time work = STRESS!!!


11. Innovation Will Lead the Way

  • You must stay at the forefront of innovation.
  • Volunteer to learn new software and lead firm implementation.
  • Learn BIM and get proficient while in school.

12. Supportability is Your Calling and Opportunity

  • If you attempt to learn a lot about sustainability while in school, you will have the capacity to impart your insight to current practitioners and get to be associates.
  • Take the sustainability lead inside your firm.
  • Become a LEED Green Associate while in school.

13. You Need to be a Champion of Sustainably Built Environments

  • You must educate EVERYONE about sustainability.
  • Future customers will be the outcome.

14. Build Community

  • Only 2% can manage the cost of an Architect.
  • What would you say you are doing to help the other 98%?
  • Get involved in your community.

15. Save the Profession

  • Architects aren’t paid fairly as people doesn’t esteem (or know) what we do.
  • Teach-Share-Show-Demonstrate to others how we enhance the world.


16. Training Doesn’t End in School

  • You should ceaselessly figure out how to stay at the forefront of materials, frameworks & innovation.
  • Don’t let the world pass you by.

17. Guide

  • Help instruct the next generation.
  • A two-way road (turn upward, think back).
  • You will learn something all the while, and be reminded why you joined this profession.

18. Never Get Grumpy

  • Continually be motivated by next generation people and bridle their positive thinking and vitality.
  • Be a positive and hopeful representative.

19. Fix Something

  • The world is brimming with issues.
  • Choose maybe a couple things, and fix them.

20. Complete the Task

  • You set out to become an Architect… so take the A.R.E. also, get to be one.
  • Keep your eyes on the prize!!!

21. Last Thought

  • The most effortless design to plan is a box, however Architects don’t design boxes.
  • Architecture is about serving others through the outline of the built environment. Ensure your work is as well as it can be through its service to others and commitment to a more sustainably built world.