Archinect - Forum 2016-09-28T16:31:46-04:00 Consultant titleblock JeromeS 2016-09-28T15:46:23-04:00 >2016-09-28T16:18:39-04:00 <p>Anybody have any definitive advice on how I can structure my titleblock?</p><p>I have a project for which I am the "design consultant".&nbsp; I am licensed in&nbsp;two states but not NJ, where the project is located.&nbsp; We have an AOR on the title block.&nbsp; My question is;&nbsp; can I identify myself as an architect in the titleblock, with my State license numbers and my firm name (which) includes the word "Architectural" without running afoul of the NJ State Board and some Balkinian complainant?</p> How hard is it to get into University of Washington M.Arch? Dewther10 2016-09-28T01:18:00-04:00 >2016-09-28T10:01:09-04:00 <p>I've been poking around online, and I saw on that the acceptance rate for the graduate school of architecture at the University of Washington (Seattle) is 11%. That seems really low to me. Does anyone know if it's actually that hard to get in, or does the site just have bad data? It did look pretty sketchy, so it's possible...</p> High School Senior in need for college advice ludmilaraynal 2016-09-27T23:42:00-04:00 >2016-09-28T12:37:47-04:00 <p>Hello! So here it goes. I am interested in majoring in Architecture. I live in California and would really really want to stay here, not only because of money, but also because I do not really wanna go too far away from my family.</p><p>Anyway, my top schools right now are</p><p>-UCLA</p><p>-UC BERKELEY</p><p>-USC</p><p>- CAL SLO</p><p>-CAL POMONA</p><p>I wanted to know, if lets say I got accepted to all, which school would be the best to go to. Ive read that its best to go with a school that has B.Arch (5 years i believe?) to then get M.Arch. If possible I would love to hear the pros and cons of studying at these colleges! thank you for your help!!!</p> Surface Arc Mouse Pan Function King Leung 2016-09-27T22:57:09-04:00 >2016-09-27T22:57:09-04:00 <p>Does anyone know how to pan with this mouse?</p> Hypothetically, could the architecture industry boycott Trump? buybuybayou 2016-09-27T21:25:00-04:00 >2016-09-28T16:06:12-04:00 <p>I know this went largely overlooked by the media, but the comment about Trump's habit for stiffing his workers and architects in particular because "maybe they didn't do a good job" really bothered me. It got me wondering, would there be a way to boycott Trump or a Trump like developer in the profession, in that no architect would accept projects from them due to some shady practices like stiffing the architects?</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Also, does anyone know stories of something like this happening? Through the AIA maybe?</p> Did you know... ClaraSan 2016-09-27T19:42:00-04:00 >2016-09-27T19:42:49-04:00 <p>...Frank Lloyd Wright's son created Lincoln Logs?</p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a></p> Determining Occupancy for Restaurant- NBC 2010- Canada aim1 2016-09-27T19:38:00-04:00 >2016-09-28T16:22:56-04:00 <p>Hello,</p><p>I recently took a seminar on NBC 2010. My NBC shows that restaurants are classified in group A-2, Assembly occupancy (A- However, the host said that the restaurants are classified as group E, Mercantile occupancy when there are 40 or less people; and if the people are more than 40, it will be classified as A-2.</p><p>I tried searching many times through my NBC however, I could not find the Article/sentence/clause which would state about restaurant being in Group E.</p><p>Does anyone know where this information is referred to in NBC 2010?</p><p>Lots of thanks.</p> How does one design an automobile dealer center? Klint abrasado 2016-09-27T11:44:00-04:00 >2016-09-28T14:35:45-04:00 <p>Im desperate right now and I cant seem to find the exact stuff im looking for on the internet, but i do know that there is a service area, parts area and a showroom and office area . I just don't know what spaces are inside those areas please help .</p> ANSI 117.1 Commentary - turning area, clear floor space, fixture clearance... dandouglas 2016-09-27T11:02:00-04:00 >2016-09-27T20:29:51-04:00 <p>There are plenty of guides and commentaries for ADAAG that explain and illustrate the allowable overlaps and encroachments between various floor space requirements in a commercial washroom: turning area, clear floor space, fixture clearance, door swing, etc.&nbsp;&nbsp;I can't find similar guides and illustrations for that topic in ANSI 117.1.&nbsp;&nbsp;ANSI 117.1 itself is not very helpful in this regard.&nbsp;&nbsp;If someone has bought ANSI 117.1 Standard and Commentary, I'd appreciate a quick review.&nbsp; Is it worth paying extra to get the commentary?&nbsp; Is there commentary specific to the topic of floor space overlaps?&nbsp;</p> Your boss is unregistered, and you are BulgarBlogger 2016-09-26T23:40:17-04:00 >2016-09-27T19:42:50-04:00 <p>How do you RA's feel about having bosses who are unregistered? Do you ever feel like you want to pull the "license" card on them?&nbsp;</p> Professional Practices In Germany Salceduke 2016-09-26T23:28:00-04:00 >2016-09-26T23:28:41-04:00 <p>Hello everyone, i hope you can help me.</p><p>I was offered to do professional practices in Germany for at least one year. Ive been gathering all the documents needed but there is something missing.</p><p>Does anyone know if i need to be registered in the Architect camera to take this job? or what documents will i need?</p> I've got a question alexpajak 2016-09-26T20:38:00-04:00 >2016-09-27T15:02:04-04:00 <p>So I'm doing a little remodeling of a room above the garage. And there is a section of the room that is "invaded" by the door way in the garage. What is this called? There should be a picture. Thanks for all the help.</p> Magnetic Levitation anshulchauhan 2016-09-26T13:51:00-04:00 >2016-09-26T16:46:10-04:00 <p>I am doing a research on Magnetic levitation. And I wanted to know the feasibility of the same in archutecture order to provide as a living space. Thank you</p> Deborah Berke: House Rules Donna Sink 2016-09-26T13:23:28-04:00 >2016-09-27T13:16:22-04:00 <p>Does anyone have this book who would be able to look something up for me?</p><p>Here is a pretty picture from it:</p><p><img alt="" src=""></p> another portfolio review Cas Esb 2016-09-26T12:26:00-04:00 >2016-09-26T16:38:09-04:00 <p>Hey,</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Im about to send my portfolio out to see if i can get an internship at a larger firm.</p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Hope to hear what you think.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>gr,</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Cas</p> Application for entry job in architects office SvenjaBolten 2016-09-25T23:43:51-04:00 >2016-09-26T08:07:20-04:00 <p>What do I need to apply for an entry level job in an architects office? What would make me stand out from others? What skills would I need to be considered? Anything I should be careful about?</p> mad shit Koww 2016-09-25T00:58:25-04:00 >2016-09-27T20:51:54-04:00 <p>what up with mad's opera interior wood shit?</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>what kind of wood that be and why it dont be more common?</p> plans vs addendum commbath 2016-09-24T11:03:00-04:00 >2016-09-27T08:12:18-04:00 <p>I am going to refer to section 10, toilet accessories, for clarification.&nbsp; If you have the original specs and plans and the specs detail the items but the plans conflict with the specs, because a toilet accessories schedule is on the plans that state otherwise, when the addendum comes out to change some of the items on the toilet accessory on the plans but has changed nothing on the specs, does the addendum override the specs?</p><p>Scenario:</p><p>specs say to provide an expensive soap dispenser and the plans schedule list a cheap soap dispenser but an addendum comes out that changes the whole schedule except for that one soap dispenser, are you expecting us to follow the new schedule provided in the addendum or what is specified?</p> What knowledge from Physics and Math does an architect need? jakubfrišo 2016-09-24T06:45:00-04:00 >2016-09-28T13:14:59-04:00 <p>I like both subjects but I need to focus more on those areas that will be most useful to me I think..</p><p>Do you have any suggestions please?</p> Not enough GPA for UCL or TU Delft JLSMITH 2016-09-24T02:54:00-04:00 >2016-09-24T16:09:24-04:00 <p>Hi guys,<br><br>I am currently looking for grad school in Europe (I don't have time to do my GRE for US schools), I don't speak German, Spanish or Italian, so my option came to this three :<br><br>1. UCL<br>2. TU Delft<br>3. IAAC<br><br>The problem I am having with UCL and TU Delft is they require a minimum GPA of our undergrad school. Well, I wasn't the brightest in the class so my GPA isn't that high to reach their requirement (minimum 80%). Do you have any ideas if by any chances I still can apply and get the offer? I don't want to waste money applying for the program I am not qualified at.<br>Plus, do suggest if you guys have any other info about these school :<br><br>4. Univ of applied arts vienna<br>5. Universitat Innsbruck<br>6. AHO<br>7. KTH<br><br>Please do help, I am running out of time! Appreciate it guys.</p> skills / qualifications LEDO 2016-09-23T17:38:45-04:00 >2016-09-28T12:47:10-04:00 <p>A few general questions for those that are involved with finding &amp; hiring employees:</p><p>Would it be advantageous for a potential applicant to have program coding knowledge? &nbsp; Would it depend on the size of the hiring firm?&nbsp;</p><p>What qualifications / skills, are potential employers looking for these days?</p> Architecture Colleges in Chennai ajaalson 2016-09-23T06:12:08-04:00 >2016-09-23T09:41:20-04:00 <p>I have completed by B.Arch. and i wanted to do my masters in Chennai. you say me the Top Architecture colleges in Chennai.</p> How appropriate is my aspired empire for the 21st century world Earth? Silvacs 2016-09-22T22:49:22-04:00 >2016-09-28T05:46:50-04:00 <p>I would like to discuss how appropriate is my aspired empire for the 21st century world Earth, namely Azure. Quick about is on homepage -</p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a>/</p><p>Designs is one recurrent, key term that refers to architecture as well.</p><p>Note specially of the subheading The Empire, where I have principled approach to be generous to the future clients in existentialistic terms.</p><p>Also read on page Ethos &gt; Fellowship</p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a>/</p><p>particularly the second paragraph, where I intend to involve AR to be embedded within architecturally integrated designs of edifices or even artificial worlds.</p> Architecture Jobs in USA & UK ? abidabanu 2016-09-22T13:59:00-04:00 >2016-09-22T14:43:43-04:00 <p>I am an architect graduated from India (Mumbai). I want to move out of India (personal mater), and would like to know about the opportunities available in USA and UK..?? What course will i have to undertake in order to apply in these countries (I am a B.Arch)..??</p> Internship SvenjaBolten 2016-09-22T07:01:23-04:00 >2016-09-22T09:21:25-04:00 <p>What firm size would be better for an internship? A bigger one or rather small one? Do small ones take internships? If yes, would there be any chance of future employment or turning such internship into a part time job?<br><br> Thanks!</p> Portfolio for review pavou 2016-09-21T16:27:00-04:00 >2016-09-26T11:47:31-04:00 <p>As a recent B.Arch. graduate (5-year degree in Greece), I just finished putting together a <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">portfolio </a>of my most compelling school projects and a couple interior design commissions. By the end of this month, I will be living in London and actively job seeking.&nbsp;Before I start attaching it to applications, I could use some constructive criticism: what is missing, what is redundant, what could be different?</p><p>Based on my experience and my personality, I guess I could thrive more in a Part I position on a small scale firm, where I would &lsquo;wear many hats&rsquo;. Is this evident in my portfolio? Do you suggest a different approach?</p><p>Ps. I&rsquo;ve been reading your critics on portfolios for the past year, so I&rsquo;m eager to finally hear your opinions on mine!</p> How do I start pursuing architecture right know? jakubfrišo 2016-09-21T16:26:00-04:00 >2016-09-22T00:56:57-04:00 <p>To put you in my situation - I&acute;m still in highschool and I dont want to find out upon attending real (expensive) college that this was only a romantic dream.</p><p>Right now, right here - by working and learning to test out this thing with all its nuances and pitfalls.</p><p>Please, I ask for advice of concrete steps and skills to learn and pursue for a person interested in architecture who only wants to test out this passion (or how you can call it).</p><p>I dont need no college advices, just suggestions on what directions in my road should I take. Because honestly... I have only little idea.</p> Ishigami's KAIT petercummins 2016-09-21T15:53:00-04:00 >2016-09-27T00:39:01-04:00 <p>3rd year architecture student from Ireland. Studying the magnificent work of Jun'ya Ishigami at the moment but am struggeling to wrap my head some finer details. One in particular boggling me, anyone have any clue about how the glass walls are connected? Any comments or references to construction details would be greatly appreciated.</p> Hi I'm planning on renovating my Grandfathers old office and I need some advice. iaeinferno 2016-09-21T11:46:00-04:00 >2016-09-21T20:29:44-04:00 <p>Hi, my family agreed on letting me renovate my Grandfathers old one-story office building so that it would be my new home.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>There are certain questions that I would like to be answered and some advice.</p><p>1. In terms of temperature, is a one-story building better or a two-story building for lower temperatures since I live in a place where the average temperature is around 35 Degrees Celsius .</p><p>2. How can I keep the building less hotter aside from having fans or using the A/C since I would like to have low Electricity bills as well?</p><p>Is there a way to keep the inside of my house cool aside from having my windows open, Ceiling fan/Air Conditioner running?</p><p>3.Is there a way that I could design my house to keep it cool all day long and at night as well since it is always summer here in my Country.</p><p>4.Are there any kind of material that would help the insides of a house cool?</p><p>5.Aside from having a roof to block the heat of the sun, is there a way for the heat being absorbed by the roof not spread insi...</p> Room Efficiency Miles Battle 2016-09-21T10:39:03-04:00 >2016-09-27T00:36:08-04:00 <p>Is it ever good to design a residential room taller than it is long or wide?</p>