Becoming an Architect

A Guide to Careers in Design

By Lee W. Waldrep
(Wiley, Paperback, 9780471709541, 320pp.)

Publication Date: April 2006

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Description

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?

Get the answers to these key questions in Becoming an Architect. This completely up-to-date guide to today's careers in architecture provides a clear and concise survey of the field and offers advice for navigating a successful career. Filled with interviews and insights from leading architects, the book covers everything from educational requirements and design specialties to registration requirements and the many directions in which a career in architecture can go.




About the Author

LEE W. WALDREP, Ph.D., the associate dean in the School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at the University of Maryland, has more than ten years of experience in the career development field related to architecture. He holds a Ph.D. in counseling and development from American University and a master of architecture from Arizona State University. He was assistant dean for academic affairs in the College of Architecture at Illinois Institute of Technology from 1994 to 2001.

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