Becoming an Architect

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Becoming an Architect

A Guide to Careers in Design

By Lee W. Waldrep

John Wiley & Sons, Paperback, 9780470372104, 335pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2009


What do architects do?

What are the educational requirements for architects?

What does an architectural internship involve?

How does one become a licensed architect?

What is the future of the architectural profession?

Here is the completely up-to-date guide to today's careers in architecture—a clear and concise survey of the architecture field and advice for navigating a successful career. Filled with interviews and advice from leading architects, it covers everything from educational require-ments and design specialties to 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 put you on a solid foundation for successfully entering this rewarding profession.