Architecture Careers Advice – University

Architectural Student, Studying Design, Construction Career Resource, Education Websites

Architecture Careers Advice : Links + Information

Advice on Studying Architecture at University

Useful Architecture Websites

Architecture careers information: for those pursuing an interest in studying architecture or construction-related courses at University. Design-based courses such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and town planning tend to focus on creative respinses to the built environment.

Planners work closely with architects in managing new developments from houses up to new towns and cities. Planning is focused on managing the built environment whereas architecture tends to focus on creating new properties and making revisions to existing building stock.

Podčetrtek Sports Hall Building - Architecture Careers
photo : Miran Kambič

Architectural Websites

Useful architectural links, listed alphabetically: The Royal Institute of British Architects site which has a good careers section National Careers Service UK Good site for architecture / design related careers (no longer active when checked 27 Aug 2017) Construction Industry Training Board Higher Education course information for the UK The British Institute of Architectural Technology Community involvement in urban design projects (no longer active when checked 27 Aug 2017) PlanIt – Careers Information package (no longer active when checked 27 Aug 2017) contact information for Edinburgh Architects contact information for Glasgow Architects

Jobs directly related to an architecture degree

– Architect
– Architectural technologist
– Interior and spatial designer
– BIM controller
– Interior Architect

Jobs indirectly related to an architecture degree

– Building Surveyor
– Quantity Surveyor
– Commercial/residential surveyor
– Higher education lecturer
– Historic buildings inspector/conservation officer
– Landscape architect
– Planning and development surveyor
– Production designer, theatre/television/film
– Structural engineer
– Town planner

University Architecture Events

SCI-Arc Architecture Events, LA, USA : Lectures + Exhibitions
St Caterina Market Barcelona
photo : Alex Gaultier

Rice Design Alliance Events, Texas, USA
CCIM Madrid - Architecture Careers
image courtesy of Mansilla and Tuñón

AA School Events, London : Architecture Lectures + Exhibitions + Events

UB School of Architecture & Planning Buffalo Event

More info re considering a career in architecture online soon

Student Architecture Society – Archaos

Contemporary Architectural Designs

Contemporary Architecture Books

Pritzker Prize architects

RIBA Gold Medal Award

Mies van der Rohe Awards

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