6 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Internship

So you want to be an Architect. That’s great – once you’ve completed your required education, now you must tackle the three tasks (at least in Alberta) for becoming one. Your hours, your exam, and your interview. This particular post will focus mostly on your hours – and some general tips on what you can…

I love the continued trend of adding ‘green’ into Architecture – green walls, green roofs, green houses – but so far we have been pretty superficial with it. What if those plants could actually feed us instead of just looking pretty? (okay I know I know they do improve air quality and mood but still)…

Project Visioning – Banff

  As Architects we gain inspiration from the world around us. Crafted images have become wonderful sources for our visioning process, and the internet & social media have really opened up the variety of  inspiration images available. I particularly draw from both example projects, built or not, but also from ‘lifestyle’ or ‘scenic’ images that…

What’s Trending February 09-15

Happy almost Valentine’s Day! Love has certainly been in the air this week for myself, I celebrated 7 years of dating with my boyfriend and tomorrow is Valentine’s. Luckily though, I haven’t gone over the top with the Valentines themed links today! Here’s what I saw trending this week: Cheesy Architecture Valentine’s day cards (o…

What was Trending | January 12-18

Okay so missed the typical post day for this – but figured I’d post it anyways. Here’s what I saw trending the week of Jan 12-18! It would be interesting if all buildings were required to be “built-in” to their surroundings Go Green Roofs! Anyone else thinking this looks a lot like all his other…