Archinect - News 2017-09-21T12:07:18-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/150029095/how-to-calculate-employee-efficiency How to Calculate Employee Efficiency Sponsor 2017-09-19T09:00:00-04:00 >2017-09-19T20:33:06-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gm/gmd9ctml6d7kt8vp.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gm/gmd9ctml6d7kt8vp.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gm/gmd9ctml6d7kt8vp.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gm/gmd9ctml6d7kt8vp.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><figure><p><a href="http://www.bqe.com/products/core?utm_source=archinect&amp;amp=" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v7/v7zh1cuc5e9832ym.png?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.bqe.com/products/core?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=editorialnewspost&amp;utm_campaign=sept19" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BQE Core</a>.</strong></em></p> <p>Have you ever wondered if you&rsquo;re paying your employees less than they deserve? More importantly, how do you even assess your staff&rsquo;s productivity and value?</p> <p>Knowing the utilization or efficiency of your employees can help gauge their productivity and value. Remember, on average, your employees should be more than 70% efficient.</p> Getting started: <p>There are some specific terms you need to know and calculate before you go ahead with your new mission. Also, note that this efficiency or utilization rate looks at the <em>billable or chargeable hours</em> of your employees.</p> <ul><li>Pay Rate = Annual Salary / Total Standard Working Hours</li><li>Overhead Multiplier = Total Year Expenses / Total Payroll</li><li>Cost Rate Multiplier = Overhead Multiplier + 1</li></ul><p>These formulas will help you calculate the important rates:</p> <ul><li>Bill Rate = Pay Rate x Cost Rate Multiplier x Profit %&nbsp;</li><li>Effective Bill Rate = Bill Rate x Utilization Rate&nbsp;</li><li>Max Pay Rate = Effective Bill Rate / Cost Rate Multiplier</li><li>&nbsp;Ideal Pay ...</li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/150024235/architects-design-incredible-serpentine-awning-with-diamond-shaped-alucobond-plus-panels Architects Design Incredible Serpentine Awning With Diamond Shaped Alucobond® PLUS Panels Sponsor 2017-09-18T10:00:00-04:00 >2017-09-18T13:58:43-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qd/qd443x3yegjcf2hp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qd/qd443x3yegjcf2hp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qd/qd443x3yegjcf2hp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qd/qd443x3yegjcf2hp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><figure><a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=May2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/5r/5rcqjsc6l0t2l929.png"></a></figure><p><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=May2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alucobond&reg;</a></strong></em></p> <p>On a busy intersection in Sydney, Australia, you&rsquo;ll find the 580 George Street Lobby, enticing passersby with its captivating design. The lobby&rsquo;s upgrade is inspiring, utilizing the expertise of the geometry specialists at&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/ar-ma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AR-MA</a> in collaboration with architects&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/40345/francis-jones-morehen-thorp-fjmt" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">fjmt (francis-jones morehen thorp) studio</a>. The architects at fjmt explain, &ldquo;We have sought to reinterpret the typical Sydney street awning to one that is dynamic and responsive to its urban context.&rdquo;</p> <figure><p><a href="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/uploads/3k/3ktkg4gu1rjvpyr8.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/1028x/3k/3ktkg4gu1rjvpyr8.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>Photograph &copy; Mike Chorley</figcaption></figure><p>In the lobby space of a commercial high rise, the HSBC center features a fluid external canopy that makes its way through the interior of the lobby. Its fluidity was purposeful, wanting to blur the lines between where the street ends and the lobby begins.</p> <figure><p><a href="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/uploads/v8/v8fc0hhv8j5p199w.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/1028x/v8/v8fc0hhv8j5p199w.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>Photograph &copy; Brett Boardman</figcaption></figure><p>The serpentine form is composed of <a href="https://www.alucobondusa.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alucobond</a> PLUS naturAL Brushed composite material (ACM) fabricated in a series of diamond shapes.</p> <p>Fjmt describes, &ldquo;We selected Alucobond PLUS brushed ...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150028611/design-pieces-of-portuguese-ceramics-and-architecture-highlighted-at-100-design Design Pieces of Portuguese Ceramics and Architecture highlighted at 100% Design Sponsor 2017-09-18T00:01:00-04:00 >2017-09-19T20:30:56-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vr/vri1vk7bgaq26kq2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vr/vri1vk7bgaq26kq2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vr/vri1vk7bgaq26kq2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vr/vri1vk7bgaq26kq2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><figure><a href="https://youtu.be/DSVdnWEgfls" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3e/3eg0b9ts4w3xz96e.png?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></figure><p><strong><em>This post is brought to you by <a href="https://youtu.be/DSVdnWEgfls" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ceramics, Portugal Does It Better</a></em></strong><br></p> <p>Design, Innovation and Quality - primal attributes that are the baseline of the international success of Portuguese ceramics. It is from the symbiosis between the art, know-how and innovation, that the history of the Portuguese Ceramic Industry of tomorrow can be written. Ceramics, Portugal Does It Better is an aggregating and unifying concept of an Industry with its own characteristics, nature and identity that will be showcased at 100% Design, London.</p> <p>APICER&rsquo;s&nbsp;<a href="https://youtu.be/DSVdnWEgfls" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ceramics, Portugal Does It Better</a> campaign is ready for the first 2017 official participation in UK's largest trade event for architects and designers, that takes place in London, between 20 &ndash; 23 September. This will be a unique opportunity to show at 100% Design the singularity, quality, innovation and heritage of the Portuguese Ceramic Industry with a &hellip;. Twist!</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/up/upwaqfsvohw0bv49.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/up/upwaqfsvohw0bv49.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Porto Cruise Terminal by Lu&iacute;s Pedro Silva. Credit: TCrL: FG + SG</figcaption></figure><p>Architecture and Design will be the...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150026946/star-designer-michael-young-to-open-100-design-2017-in-broad-talks-programme-alongside-lee-broom-ross-lovegrove-and-naomi-cleaver Star designer Michael Young to open 100% Design 2017 in broad talks programme alongside Lee Broom, Ross Lovegrove and Naomi Cleaver Sponsor 2017-09-16T04:00:00-04:00 >2017-09-15T20:44:22-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/td/tdvctrq2mu9vdcss.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/td/tdvctrq2mu9vdcss.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/td/tdvctrq2mu9vdcss.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/td/tdvctrq2mu9vdcss.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><figure><p><a href="http://www.100percentdesign.co.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/jl/jlhkr8ic5sh99rzm.png?w=514"></a></p></figure><p><em><strong></strong></em><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.100percentdesign.co.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">100% Design</a>.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://bustler.net/events/9815/100-design-2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">100% Design,</a> the UK&rsquo;s largest design trade show, today announces its talks programme, bringing design heavyweights and expert industry insight to Olympia London. The show will be opened by leading designer Michael Young, who appears in conversation with newly appointed 100% Design Content Editor design journalist Max Fraser. Young will also present his new Roxanne seats for the iconic Italian furniture brand Gufram , which have been inspired by&nbsp;<em>The Police&rsquo;s&nbsp;</em>song of the same name and influenced by Seventies disco d&eacute;cor.</p> <p>Each day thought leaders from across the design industry will deliver agenda setting keynotes, with prolific British product designer Lee Broom (Thursday 21 September), artist and industrial designer Ross Lovegrove (Friday 22 September) and interior designer Naomi Cleaver (Saturday 23 September) all featuring. Alongside these individual talks, which take place in conversation with Max Fraser at 11am each day, are panel discu...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150028715/the-world-s-most-influential-architects-and-commentators-will-discuss-performance-at-this-year-s-world-architecture-festival The world’s most influential architects and commentators will discuss ‘Performance’ at this year’s World Architecture Festival Sponsor 2017-09-15T12:22:00-04:00 >2017-09-15T12:45:23-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v2/v2vfcb37dywe1lxr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v2/v2vfcb37dywe1lxr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v2/v2vfcb37dywe1lxr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v2/v2vfcb37dywe1lxr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="http://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/?utm_source=sponsoredpost2&amp;utm_campaign=archinect_entries&amp;utm_medium=social" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/wu/wub4dpnmobfmmx5i.png"></a></p> <p><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/?utm_source=sponsoredpost2&amp;utm_campaign=archinect_entries&amp;utm_medium=social" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival</a></strong></em></p> <p>Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, the World Architecture Festival has revealed its speaker line up for the 2017 event taking place at the Arena Berlin for the second time from <strong>15-17 November</strong>.</p> <p>A collection of world-class architects will come together to speak at the event including <strong>Pierre de Meuron, Alison Brooks, Rafael Vi&ntilde;oly and Charles Jencks</strong>.</p> <p>This year&rsquo;s programme responds to the Festival&rsquo;s theme, &lsquo;Performance&rsquo;, and will include speeches, discussions and debates examining the topic of performance from the perspectives of housing, public spaces, festivals, cultural institutions and new technologies.</p> Program highlights include: <p><strong>Performance as space, time and architecture</strong></p> <ul><li>Rafael Vi&ntilde;oly is a former super-jury chair and keynote speaker at WAF</li><li>How does the concept of performance apply in his varied work?</li><li>How projects range from the Tokyo Forum complex including a temporary mobile performance space he is designing in ...</li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/150026829/announcing-black-in-design-designing-resistance-building-coalitions-register-now Announcing Black in Design: Designing Resistance, Building Coalitions—Register Now! Sponsor 2017-09-11T09:00:00-04:00 >2017-09-11T12:13:36-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ih/ih4xl90wi2pv6k0k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ih/ih4xl90wi2pv6k0k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ih/ih4xl90wi2pv6k0k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ih/ih4xl90wi2pv6k0k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="http://www.blackindesign.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/nk/nkel7triao3itkd1.png?w=514"></a></p> <p><em><strong>This post brought to you by <a href="http://www.blackindesign.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Black in Design</a></strong></em></p> <p>The Harvard University Graduate School of Design African American Student Union is excited to announce the second biannual Black in Design conference on October 6-8, 2017.<br></p> <p>The conference promotes discourse around the agency of the design profession to address and dismantle institutional barriers faced by communities of color. The second edition, <em>Designing Resistance, Building Coalitions</em>, builds on the success of the 2015 inaugural conference, which brought together more than 400 design researchers and practitioners from across the United States. The conference will cover a range of topics from Exploring and Visualizing Identities, Communicating Values, Mobilizing and Organizing to Design Futuring, with the aim of serving as a platform to unearth our agency as designers to envision more radical and equitable futures.</p> <figure><figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/k5/k5nv9veekwoeke1l.jpg?w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/k5/k5nv9veekwoeke1l.jpg?w=514"></a></figure></figure><p>Saturday features a full day of a fantastic array of speakers, including Michelle Wilkinson of the <a href="https://nmaahc.si.edu/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">National Museum of Africa...</a></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150027050/the-architectural-league-s-beaux-arts-ball-2017-alchemy The Architectural League's Beaux Arts Ball 2017: Alchemy Sponsor 2017-09-10T09:00:00-04:00 >2017-09-08T21:06:21-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/i3/i3idt2xww8d4pdx3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/i3/i3idt2xww8d4pdx3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/i3/i3idt2xww8d4pdx3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/i3/i3idt2xww8d4pdx3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><strong><em>This post is brought to you by </em><a href="http://archleague.org/2017/09/beaux-arts-ball-2017/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>The Architectural League</em></a><br></strong></p> <p>Join friends and colleagues for <strong>Alchemy,</strong>&nbsp;the&nbsp;2017 Architectural League Beaux Arts Ball&nbsp;taking place at&nbsp;<strong>Building 28 in Brooklyn&rsquo;s Navy Yard.</strong>&nbsp;This year&rsquo;s theme celebrates&nbsp;the transformation from one state to another, the quicksilver act of creation: dockyards into an innovation hub; concrete, steel, and wood into the world we live in.&nbsp;Responding to this year&rsquo;s theme,&nbsp;Brett H. Schneider and Lizzie Hodges&nbsp;have designed&nbsp;<em><strong>UNPACKING</strong></em>, a site-specific installation that will stretch along 400 feet of the building&rsquo;s interior to create &ldquo;soft rooms&rdquo; for the Ball&rsquo;s patrons.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://archleague.org/2017/09/beaux-arts-ball-2017/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Learn more</a>&nbsp;about this year's event and how to purchase tickets.&nbsp;</p> <p>Since The Architectural League revived the event in 1990, the Beaux Arts Ball has become the premier annual party of the architecture and design community in the city with&nbsp;<strong>over 1,000 architects, designers, artists</strong>&nbsp; and their friends attending. The League identifies a distinctive architecturally significant v...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150026111/100-design-and-picfair-launch-design-photography-competition-for-london-design-festival 100% Design and Picfair Launch Design Photography Competition for London Design Festival Sponsor 2017-09-09T04:00:00-04:00 >2017-09-15T20:37:55-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/re/rer23p2u6quk9fd8.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/re/rer23p2u6quk9fd8.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/re/rer23p2u6quk9fd8.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/re/rer23p2u6quk9fd8.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><figure><p><a href="http://www.100percentdesign.co.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/jl/jlhkr8ic5sh99rzm.png?w=514"></a></p></figure><p><em><strong></strong></em><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.100percentdesign.co.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">100% Design</a>.</strong></em></p> <p>As part of this year&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.londondesignfestival.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London Design Festival</a>, <a href="http://www.100percentdesign.co.uk/welcome#/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">100% Design</a>, the largest design trade show in the UK, has teamed up with Picfair, a revolutionary new image library, and Icon, one of the world&rsquo;s leading architecture and design magazines, to launch a design photography competition with the theme of &lsquo;Elements&rsquo;.&nbsp;</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ow/owssaiwpr5pow6nv.jpg?w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ow/owssaiwpr5pow6nv.jpg?w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Picfair</figcaption></figure><p>Lasting for a period of 6 weeks and opened globally to unpublished and emerging photographers, the competition is aimed at design photographers who can produce exceptional work in the following categories - <em>Elements of the Home, Elements of Workplace</em> and <em>Elements of Architecture.</em> </p> <p>The theme is shared with 100% Design, which considers everything from the fundamentals of design to the component parts that make up a product, the materials used to the stories and processes of development. </p> <p>A shortlist of entrants will have the opportunity to exhibit their work at this year&rsquo;s 100% Design at Olympia during London Design Festival,...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150025826/designjunction-talks-programme-announced designjunction Talks Programme Announced Sponsor 2017-09-07T03:00:00-04:00 >2017-09-04T05:40:19-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yx/yx49jrn4k3dkqlbo.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yx/yx49jrn4k3dkqlbo.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yx/yx49jrn4k3dkqlbo.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yx/yx49jrn4k3dkqlbo.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><figure><a href="http://thedesignjunction.co.uk/london/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8u/8uny88l9bxbq0s7r.png?w=514"></a></figure><p><em><strong>This post is brought to you by&nbsp;<a href="http://thedesignjunction.co.uk/london/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">designjunction</a>.</strong></em></p> <p><strong><a href="http://designjunction.cmail20.com/t/i-l-ojywtl-adkblkb-o/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Join us</a></strong>&nbsp;over two days this September for the most important conversations about cutting-edge design.&nbsp;<a href="http://designjunction.cmail20.com/t/i-l-ojywtl-adkblkb-b/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Fourteen sessions</strong></a>&nbsp;will delve into a variety of engaging topics that affect and inform the design industry. Anchored around the show&rsquo;s theme&nbsp;<a href="http://designjunction.cmail20.com/t/i-l-ojywtl-adkblkb-n/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>#wheredesignmeets</strong></a>, designjunction&rsquo;s 2017&nbsp;<a href="http://designjunction.cmail20.com/t/i-l-ojywtl-adkblkb-p/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>t</strong></a><strong><a href="http://designjunction.cmail20.com/t/i-l-ojywtl-adkblkb-x/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">alks programme</a></strong>&nbsp;is designed to inspire, engage and provoke.&nbsp;</p> <p>Our stellar line-up of speakers includes: Sir Kenneth Grange; Tina Norden, Conran; Julio Terra, Kickstarter; Jordan Cluroe and Russell Whitehead, 2LG Studio; Dejan Sudjic, Design Museum; Jeremiah Tesolin, Iittala; Tom Lloyd, PearsonLloyd and&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://designjunction.cmail20.com/t/i-l-ojywtl-adkblkb-m/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">many more</a></strong>.&nbsp;</p> <p>For full details and to book tickets&nbsp;<a href="http://designjunction.cmail20.com/t/i-l-ojywtl-adkblkb-c/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>click</strong>&nbsp;</a><a href="http://designjunction.cmail20.com/t/i-l-ojywtl-adkblkb-z/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>here</strong></a>.</p> <p><strong>21-22 September<br></strong><strong>Ticket price: &pound;6</strong> Address:&nbsp;<a href="http://designjunction.cmail20.com/t/i-l-ojywtl-adkblkb-v/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The Office Group</strong></a>, Stanley Building, 1 Pancras Road, King&rsquo;s Cross, N1C 4AG<strong><br></strong></p> <p><em>Follow designjunction on&nbsp;<a href="http://designjunction.cmail20.com/t/i-l-ojywtl-adkblkb-e/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Twitter</strong></a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://designjunction.cmail20.com/t/i-l-ojywtl-adkblkb-s/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Instagram</strong></a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://designjunction.cmail20.com/t/i-l-ojywtl-adkblkb-g/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook</a>.</strong>&nbsp;<a href="http://designjunction.cmail20.com/t/i-l-ojywtl-adkblkb-w/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>#wheredesignmeets</strong></a></em></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150024499/building-practice-woodbury-is-shaping-the-future-of-architecture Building Practice: Woodbury is Shaping the Future of Architecture Sponsor 2017-08-28T12:00:00-04:00 >2017-08-25T13:29:25-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d4/d4s5uvgx5q19k6hw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d4/d4s5uvgx5q19k6hw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d4/d4s5uvgx5q19k6hw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d4/d4s5uvgx5q19k6hw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="https://woodbury.edu/program/school-of-architecture/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/uploads/35/350qlm5wwpr6b0nf.png"></a></p> <p><strong><em>This post is brought to you by <a href="https://woodbury.edu/program/school-of-architecture/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Woodbury University</a>.</em></strong></p> <p>An architecture program should empower students to ask questions, reframe new problems and challenge the status quo. <a href="https://archinect.com/woodbury" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Woodbury School of Architecture</a> (WSoA) is doing this by rethinking the student experience to better prepare our graduates for an ever-evolving professional world. With programs such as the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/855400/ipal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure</a> (IPAL), the Agency for Civic Engagement (ACE), the Real Estate Development (RED) program, and studio partnerships with professional offices, WSoA prepares students for a profession that they themselves will transform.</p> <p>Programs in WSoA are evolving. So too is the path to professional licensure. Reports show that the average time from graduation to licensure is roughly seven years, and that is the average for candidates who become licensed. What is not shown is the number of architecture graduates who do not become licensed. Given the disparity between the numbers of graduates from professi...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150018446/six-tips-to-make-your-are-review-a-success Six tips to make your ARE review a success Sponsor 2017-07-21T12:00:00-04:00 >2017-07-21T13:18:22-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c6/c6vozugcw1tu0d31.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c6/c6vozugcw1tu0d31.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c6/c6vozugcw1tu0d31.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c6/c6vozugcw1tu0d31.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="https://ppi2pass.com/are-resource-hub?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=banner1500x500&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost032917&amp;utm_term=direct&amp;utm_content=leaderboard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/3l/3lossjk33olyb4zx.png"></a></p> <p><strong><em>This post is brought to you by <a href="https://ppi2pass.com/are-resource-hub?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=banner&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost071817&amp;utm_term=direct" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PPI</a>.</em></strong></p> <figure><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/s3/s32sxg20d8h9clcq.jpg"></figure><p>The NCARB&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ncarb.org/sites/default/files/ARE5-Handbook.pdf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">handbook</a> provides an overview as well as several practice problems for each of the ARE 5.0 exam divisions. Using this handbook will begin to aid you in focusing your time in the knowledge areas where you need the most study.</p> <p>Make sure to create a realistic schedule for your study times. Consider going through the<em> </em><a href="https://ppi2pass.com/are5-review-manual-for-the-architect-registration-exam-paperback.html?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=banner&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost071817&amp;utm_term=direct" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>ARE 5 Review Manual</em></a>, as well as the NCARB handbook, to get a feeling for the scope of the divisions and how major topics are organized. Based on your review and a realistic evaluation of your strengths and weaknesses it will be easier to plan your studies.</p> <figure><a href="https://ppi2pass.com/shop/are/are-5-review-materials?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=banner&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost071817&amp;utm_term=direct" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/vz/vz69cvfy07o02he7.jpg"></a></figure><p>Stop studying new material a day or two before the exam, because studies show that no amount of last minute cramming increases retention of information. Better yet, consider spending the evening before the exam relaxing and be sure to get plenty of sleep. A light review of some of the areas you&rsquo;ve already studied, may be helpful on the morning of the exam.</p> <figure><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/gk/gknp13bjmioc2zf3.jpg"></figure><p>Learn concepts firs...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150014912/your-are-license-can-take-you-around-the-world Your ARE license can take you around the world Sponsor 2017-06-29T12:00:00-04:00 >2017-06-29T12:27:46-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/pb/pbk5wqqpc08r0eqi.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/pb/pbk5wqqpc08r0eqi.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/pb/pbk5wqqpc08r0eqi.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/pb/pbk5wqqpc08r0eqi.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="https://ppi2pass.com/are-resource-hub?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=banner1500x500&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost032917&amp;utm_term=direct&amp;utm_content=leaderboard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/3l/3lossjk33olyb4zx.png"></a></p> <p><strong><em>This post is brought to you by <a href="https://ppi2pass.com/are-resource-hub?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=banner1500x500&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost062717&amp;utm_term=direct&amp;utm_content=leaderboard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PPI</a>.</em></strong></p> <p>Congrats! You've <a href="https://ppi2pass.com/shop/are?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=banner1500x500&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost062717&amp;utm_term=direct&amp;utm_content=leaderboard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">completed your experience program, passed every division,</a> and received&nbsp;your architecture license. Achieving this career milestone is no easy task. You might be asking yourself just how far your architecture license can take you. If practicing in other states and even other countries interests you, NCARB has programs such as reciprocity and the Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) that can take you beyond your home jurisdiction.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ncarb.org/advance-your-career/ncarb-certificate/reciprocity" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Reciprocity</a> is a state-traveling architect's most valuable resource. NCARB instituted reciprocity into the post-license career path as a way to transfer your stamp from one jurisdiction to another. NCARB aims to expedite this process through what&rsquo;s known as a <a href="https://www.ncarb.org/advance-your-career/ncarb-certificate" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">certificate</a>. To become certified, an Architect needs to submit an application that is used to verify education, experience, and licensure. Once certified you will have a direct path to use your license across 54 U.S. jurisdictions and 11 Canadian juri...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150014154/of-home-and-hearth-a-brief-history-of-the-fireplace Of Home and Hearth: A Brief History of the Fireplace Sponsor 2017-06-28T12:00:00-04:00 >2017-06-28T13:35:57-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/s9/s9icenoc1vspb0cg.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/s9/s9icenoc1vspb0cg.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/s9/s9icenoc1vspb0cg.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/s9/s9icenoc1vspb0cg.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.ortalheat.com/%3Futm_source%3Darchinect%26amp%3Butm_medium%3Dinfluencer%26amp%3Butm_campaign%3Dinfluencer%2520-%2520history%2520of%2520fireplace&amp;ust=1498687500000000&amp;usg=AFQjCNHcHlOr7WmV_0wxPQrTgBYtwpX2Kg&amp;hl=en&amp;source=gmail" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/hl/hlfh4snh735apryo.jpg"></a><br><strong><em><br>This post is brought to you by <a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.ortalheat.com/%3Futm_source%3Darchinect%26amp%3Butm_medium%3Dinfluencer%26amp%3Butm_campaign%3Dinfluencer%2520-%2520history%2520of%2520fireplace&amp;ust=1498687500000000&amp;usg=AFQjCNHcHlOr7WmV_0wxPQrTgBYtwpX2Kg&amp;hl=en&amp;source=gmail" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ortal</a>.</em></strong><br></p> <p>Modern fireplaces are first and foremost decorative elements&mdash;gorgeous architectural details, beautiful centerpieces, conversation openers, symbols of home and hearth. &ldquo;For a lot of people they are almost like shrines or alters, in that the fireplace will be very special-made of beautiful materials, very carefully detailed,&rdquo; says <a href="http://mgaarchitects.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architect Marcus Greysteen</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p>That wasn&rsquo;t always so.&nbsp;</p> <figure rel="cursor: pointer; max-width: 100%; height: auto; vertical-align: middle; width: 486px; background: none !important;"><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/gg/ggqyg0dc7sovgpwx.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/gg/ggqyg0dc7sovgpwx.jpg"></a><figcaption>Photo courtesy of Nati Ziv</figcaption></figure>From Useful Appliance to Beautiful Symbol <p>Once upon a time, the fireplace was a mere appliance, a functional piece of equipment used for cooking meals, heating homes, and even drying clothes during long, frigid winters. To do their job, fireplaces of yesteryear featured large, cavernous recesses surrounded by the barest hint of a mantel.<a href="https://www.oldhouseonline.com/articles/history-of-the-fireplace" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">1</a></p> <p>Over the years, hearths became smaller. Fireboxes became taller yet narrower. The fireplace itself moved from the middle of the room, where it had remained for centuries, to the outside wall, where it typical...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150013309/17-architecture-schools-now-offer-a-faster-track-to-becoming-an-architect 17 Architecture Schools now offer a faster track to becoming an architect Sponsor 2017-06-21T09:00:00-04:00 >2017-06-21T15:40:52-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/b1/b1e8a454p27wsn9z.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/b1/b1e8a454p27wsn9z.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/b1/b1e8a454p27wsn9z.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/b1/b1e8a454p27wsn9z.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="https://ppi2pass.com/are-resource-hub?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=banner1500x500&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost032917&amp;utm_term=direct&amp;utm_content=leaderboard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/3l/3lossjk33olyb4zx.png"></a></p> <p><strong><em>This post is brought to you by <a href="https://ppi2pass.com/are-resource-hub?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=banner1500x500&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost032917&amp;utm_term=direct&amp;utm_content=leaderboard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PPI</a>.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.ncarb.org/become-architect/ipal/programs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Seventeen US architecture schools</a> now offer their students a faster track to becoming an architect; NCARB&rsquo;s <a href="https://www.ncarb.org/become-architect/ipal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure</a> (IPAL).&nbsp; Students in IPAL programs will document the same number of hours of work experience, pass the same exams, and earn the same architecture degree as their non-accelerated counterparts &ndash; but they will have the opportunity to accomplish all of this before they graduate from college. &nbsp;</p> <p>California leads the way, with three participating institutions (New School of Architecture and Design, University of Southern California and Woodbury University), but IPAL is making an impact in architecture schools from coast to coast, and NCARB has pledged to work with state licensing boards to increase the number of jurisdictions which will accept this alternative to the traditional sequence of school, then work, then testing.</p> <p>Typically, architectural training begins with graduation from a professional degree...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150010885/axp-portfolio-the-ncarb-update-you-can-t-miss AXP Portfolio: The NCARB update you can't miss! Sponsor 2017-06-07T09:00:00-04:00 >2017-06-05T13:53:10-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/aj/aj8ks4qgozab2dht.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/aj/aj8ks4qgozab2dht.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/aj/aj8ks4qgozab2dht.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/aj/aj8ks4qgozab2dht.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="http://ppi2pass.com/are-resource-hub?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost032017&amp;utm_medium=banner1500x700&amp;utm_term=direct&amp;utm_content=firstpoint" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/ji/jij9ovbbshxr1ckw.png"></a><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://ppi2pass.com/are-resource-hub?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost032017&amp;utm_medium=banner1500x700&amp;utm_term=direct&amp;utm_content=firstpoint" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PPI</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>The recently introduced <a href="https://www.ncarb.org/gain-axp-experience/record-experience/axp-portfolio?utm_source=PR&amp;amp;utm_medium=website&amp;amp;utm_campaign=axp-portfolio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AXP Portfolio</a> program from NCARB recognizes that not all careers follow the same trajectory. Now, individuals with non-linear career paths have the opportunity to complete the Architectural Experience Program (AXP) and become licensed architects.&nbsp;</p><p>The AXP Portfolio is NCARB&rsquo;s way of reaching out to those who left the profession before becoming licensed, so that they have an opportunity to explore licensure again. This program is designed for those who have previously worked in an architectural firm, but who decided to pursue other career or personal opportunities in lieu of becoming licensed within the traditional timeframe.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6u/6u5c8gy5ykvhvgvr.jpg"></p><p>Individuals who have not logged every hour of their professional activities can now obtain their license through this new program. Candidates must have a minimum of two years of full-time architectural or building-related work experience, acquired at least five years ago.&nbsp; One of these two years must have...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150009553/sign-up-now-for-aa-summer-dlab-2017 Sign up now for AA Summer DLAB 2017 Sponsor 2017-05-30T04:00:00-04:00 >2017-05-30T12:24:14-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2l/2lmex6u8oullyc8r.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2l/2lmex6u8oullyc8r.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2l/2lmex6u8oullyc8r.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2l/2lmex6u8oullyc8r.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>AA Summer DLAB experiments with the integration of advanced computational design, analysis, and large scale prototyping techniques. In its 12th year, Summer DLAB continues to build on its expertise on complex architectural design and fabrication processes, relying heavily on materiality and performance. The programme brings together a range of experts &ndash; tutors and lecturers &ndash; from internationally acclaimed academic institutions and practices, Architectural Association, Zaha Hadid Architects, among others. The research generated at Summer DLAB has been published in international media and peer-reviewed conference papers, including SimAUD (Simulation in Architecture and Urban Design), eCAADe (Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe).</p><p><img title="AA Summer DLAB 2017" alt="AA Summer DLAB 2017" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/j3/j3ya9zozmmlpzfmk.jpg"><em>AA Summer DLAB 2017</em></p><p>AA Summer DLAB investigates on the correlations between form, material, and structure through the rigorous implementation of computational methods for design, analysis, and fabrication, coupled with analog...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150008430/deadline-to-apply-for-aa-athens-visiting-school-is-approaching Deadline to apply for AA Athens Visiting School is approaching! Sponsor 2017-05-22T03:00:00-04:00 >2017-05-22T13:19:10-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2j/2j6gzcw4fvdbpni8.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2j/2j6gzcw4fvdbpni8.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2j/2j6gzcw4fvdbpni8.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2j/2j6gzcw4fvdbpni8.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://ai.aaschool.ac.uk/athens/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AA Athens Visiting School</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>AA Athens Visiting Schools will be hosting their workshop,&nbsp;<em>Symmetry Sentience, </em>&nbsp;from June 12th through the 22nd and the deadline is approaching&mdash;you have until May 29th to submit your <a href="https://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/ONLINEAPPLICATION/visitingApplication.php?schoolID=467" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">online application</a> form and fees!</p><p>Our world has been enriched by numerous interactive means that connect us across the different continents. These amplifications take place through various media that in turn estrange people from their surroundings. Our built environment continues to evolve, into an interconnected hyperspace where architecture can be fluid, flexible and vivid. In 2017, AA Athens Visiting School, will address architectural themes involving active engagement and participatory design through prototypes that are characterized by action.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qs/qsqpn138mxmgn64l.jpg"></p><p>Action-designed structures enabled by technology today, begin to timidly move beyond the utopian proposals of the 20th century&rsquo;s manifestos and hold a place in the world of realized designs. The AA Athen...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150008441/deadline-to-apply-for-aa-istanbul-visiting-school-is-approaching Deadline to apply for AA Istanbul Visiting School is approaching Sponsor 2017-05-22T03:00:00-04:00 >2017-05-22T13:19:51-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/7y/7yw3gvt7nxu8it1p.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/7y/7yw3gvt7nxu8it1p.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/7y/7yw3gvt7nxu8it1p.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/7y/7yw3gvt7nxu8it1p.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://ai.aaschool.ac.uk/istanbul/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AA Istanbul Visiting School</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p><em>ROBOTIC MEDIATIONS</em><br>Wednesday, June 28th-Friday, July 7th, 2017</p><p>AA Istanbul Visiting School, in collaboration with Istanbul Bilgi University, is a unique learning and making experience. The program continues to build on its expertise on generative design methodologies and large-scale prototyping techniques from previous years, while bringing together a range of experts from internationally acclaimed academic institutions and practices, Architectural Association, Zaha Hadid Architects, among others.</p><p>AA Istanbul Visiting School will investigate the inherent associations between form, material, and structure through the rigorous implementation of innovative design and fabrication techniques. Computational methods for design, analysis, and fabrication will be coupled with physical experimentation, fostering &lsquo;learning-by-experimentation&rsquo; in an active collaborative studio environment. Throughout the design and fabrication processes, ...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150008000/the-world-architecture-festival-entry-deadline-has-been-extended The World Architecture Festival entry deadline has been extended! Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-05-19T03:00:00-04:00 >2017-05-17T14:26:40-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/j5/j5f9qjf9i8nl723g.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/j5/j5f9qjf9i8nl723g.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/j5/j5f9qjf9i8nl723g.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/j5/j5f9qjf9i8nl723g.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>&nbsp;<a href="http://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/?utm_source=sponsoredpost2&amp;utm_campaign=archinect_entries&amp;utm_medium=social" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/wu/wub4dpnmobfmmx5i.png"></a><br><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="https://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/?utm_source=sponsoredpost2&amp;utm_campaign=archinect_entries&amp;utm_medium=social" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival</a>.</strong></em></p><p>To give you a bit more time to submit your award-winning entries, WAF has extended the entry deadline to&nbsp;<strong>Friday, June 2nd.</strong></p><p>In a truly unique format, all shortlisted architects present to, and receive live feedback from WAF's international jurors live at the festival in Berlin. You can view the full list of judges <a href="https://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/judges?utm_source=sponsoredpost4&amp;utm_campaign=archinect_entries&amp;utm_medium=social" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>Watch last year's World Building of the Year finalist presentation below.</p><p></p><p><a href="https://vimeo.com/217872373" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">WAF Berlin: Presentation of the WORLD BUILDING OF THE YEAR 2016</a> from <a href="https://vimeo.com/archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vimeo</a>.</p><p>Enter your completed or future projects into one or multiple of the <a href="https://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/award-categories?utm_source=sponsoredpost4&amp;utm_campaign=archinect_entries&amp;utm_medium=social" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">31 categories</a> to get the chance of joining the ranks of the architectural elite who are proud owners of a WAF award and prove that your practice is among the best in the industry.</p><p><strong>Final Entry Deadline:</strong>&nbsp;Friday, June 2nd</p><p>Plus, enter the discount code <strong>MULTIENTRY15</strong>&nbsp;at checkout to get a&nbsp;<strong>15% discount on your total order when you submit 3 or more entries.</strong></p><p>Click <a href="https://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/resources/waf-entries-guide-2017?utm_source=sponsoredpost4&amp;utm_campaign=archinect_entries&amp;utm_medium=social" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to view the 2017 entry guide w...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150006585/all-star-line-up-revealed-for-vision-2017-unstudio-zaha-hadid-architects-gensler-foster-partners-and-more All-star line-up revealed for Vision 2017: UNStudio, Zaha Hadid Architects, Gensler, Foster + Partners and more Sponsor 2017-05-17T06:00:00-04:00 >2017-05-19T12:04:18-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/r6/r6n8x6aazn2f1qmt.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/r6/r6n8x6aazn2f1qmt.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/r6/r6n8x6aazn2f1qmt.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/r6/r6n8x6aazn2f1qmt.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="http://www.visionlondon.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/41/41l2g0x1spui3113.jpg"></a></p><p><em><strong>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; This post is brought to you by&nbsp;<a href="http://www.visionlondon.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vision 2017</a>.</strong></em></p><p>Vision 2017 has announced its programme, including some of the biggest names across the built environment industry, alongside the brightest start-ups and world-renowned experts. A series of talks, debates and presentations will address the main issues facing the profession, both in the UK and in a global context. New technologies, materials, products and approaches will be explored across five lecture theatres on the 6-7 June, with Vision as the official trade partner of the London Festival of Architecture. The event is also affiliated to other key industry partners, such as the RIBA, New London Architecture, the Museum of Architecture and BRE.</p><p>Alongside the extensive programme, Vision has also partnered with various international trade authorities, including Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Latvia and the Czech Republic, represented at the event through a number of pavilions, each housing multiple participants.</p><p>As al...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150006116/the-latest-in-additive-and-advance-manufacturing-at-barcelona-industry-week The latest in additive and advance manufacturing at Barcelona Industry Week Sponsor 2017-05-09T00:30:00-04:00 >2017-05-05T19:50:37-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/hk/hk3odktituxm8awv.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/hk/hk3odktituxm8awv.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/hk/hk3odktituxm8awv.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/hk/hk3odktituxm8awv.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="http://www.clerkenwelldesignweek.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="https://scontent-sjc2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-1/16711879_1256020017822606_2214638479376982870_n.png?oh=dba9f82bb3c917f7b21960cb0ede5c1d&amp;oe=597E6113"></a><p><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.in3dustry.com/en/home" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IN(3D)USTRY.</a></strong></em></p><p>The first edition of <a href="http://www.in3dustry.com/en/home" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IN(3D)USTRY: From Needs to Solutions</a> was held in 2016&mdash;an exclusive 3-day event that brought together the most advance additive manufacturing solutions in key sectors such as healthcare, automotive &amp; aeronautics, retail and architecture.</p><p>More than 3000 visitors attended IN(3D)USTRY 2016, an event featuring more than 100 important speakers and more than 40 companies from 20 different countries. Companies such as HP or Renishaw exhibited new Additive manufacturing technologies that aim to revolutionize the industry by providing a faster and more economical solution with increased freedom of creation, compared to other traditional methods.</p><p>In the last edition, speakers from architecture studios and the world leading laaC (the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia) discussed how to change the way large structures are built and how these new approaches will open paradigm-changing scenarios full of opportunities and f...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150003409/color-changing-green-hued-aluminum-composite-material-reflects-sustainable-design-of-new-mixed-use-community Color-changing green-hued aluminum composite material reflects sustainable design of new mixed-use community Sponsor 2017-05-08T09:00:00-04:00 >2017-04-19T12:49:17-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sb/sb63p62xxebhqq7k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sb/sb63p62xxebhqq7k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sb/sb63p62xxebhqq7k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sb/sb63p62xxebhqq7k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=May2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/5r/5rcqjsc6l0t2l929.png"></a><br><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=May2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alucobond&reg;</a></strong></em><p>The Marine Gateway mixed-use development officially opened this spring in south Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, as the first major transit-oriented development integrated into Vancouver&rsquo;s Canada Line rapid transit rail system. It&rsquo;s also served by the South Vancouver Bus Loop.</p><p>Designed to achieve the principles of smart growth &ndash; which places a priority on sustainable, mixed-use communities designed to enhance quality of life &ndash; Marine Gateway was developed by <a href="http://www.pci-group.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PCI Developments Corp.</a>, of Vancouver, British Columbia, on a one-block former industrial site that is now a new urban town center.</p><p>&ldquo;PCI&rsquo;s goal for Marine Gateway was to transform a vacant and underutilized four-plus acre industrial lot into a vibrant, transit-oriented mixed-use town center that combines retail, entertainment, office, residential and transit onsite,&rdquo; said Andrew Grant, president, PCI Developments Corp. &ldquo;PCI saw the opportunity to directly integrate with rapid and bus tra...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150003646/five-reasons-why-you-should-get-your-architecture-license Five reasons why you should get your architecture license Sponsor 2017-05-01T09:00:00-04:00 >2017-04-24T13:15:14-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/uc/uc1tjv8qfvt6k7kr.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/uc/uc1tjv8qfvt6k7kr.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/uc/uc1tjv8qfvt6k7kr.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/uc/uc1tjv8qfvt6k7kr.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="https://www.simplyarchitect.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/3a/3ampj449048352p0.png"></a><br><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="https://www.simplyarchitect.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Simply Architect</a>.</strong></em><p>Are you one of those intern architects putting off getting your architecture license? Here's why you should seriously consider forging ahead and getting that well deserved designation!</p><p><strong>1. Claim the title!</strong>&nbsp;</p><p>You have spent over 5 years pursuing your education coupled with lots of seminar and CE hours. Why wouldn't you crown it with this achievement? Being a licensed architect means you are a professional designer who is liable to the public with rendered architectural services. Hence the title can't be earned without a license.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/s3/s37gfvau7grgbt03.jpg"></p><p><strong>2. Earn more money!</strong>&nbsp;</p><p>Yes, various sources ( AIA, Glassdoor, etc.) show that architectural graduates with their licenses are paid an average of 15-20% more per year when compared to interns with the same amount of experience.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dg/dgljiwc42dogrff7.jpg"></p><p><strong>3. Advance your career!</strong>&nbsp;</p><p>There are only a few positions that you can hold (i.e. designer) or buildings that you can design (i.e. buildings under 3 stories or 600 m2, etc.) when you are not licensed...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150005020/the-clerkenwell-design-week-countdown-heats-up The Clerkenwell Design Week countdown heats up! Sponsor 2017-04-28T12:43:00-04:00 >2017-05-08T10:13:11-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ue/uewms1a0xzxbs38z.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ue/uewms1a0xzxbs38z.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ue/uewms1a0xzxbs38z.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ue/uewms1a0xzxbs38z.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="http://www.clerkenwelldesignweek.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://www.clerkenwelldesignweek.com/wp-content/themes/clerkenwell/images/clerkenwell-design-week.png"></a><p><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.clerkenwelldesignweek.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Clerkenwell Design Week.</a></strong></em></p><p>Clerkenwell Design Week is less than a month away and with the festival celebrating its 8th year in May 2017 (23-25), it will be quite the celebration! CDW has firmly established itself as the UK&rsquo;s leading independent design festival and annually attracts the international design community to this small area of London for three days of exciting events.&nbsp;</p><p>Home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, Clerkenwell is truly one of the most important design hubs in the world.&nbsp;To celebrate this rich and diverse community, Clerkenwell Design Week has created a showcase of leading UK and international brands and companies presented in a series of showroom events, exhibitions and special installations that take place across the area.</p><p>Highlights this year include some of CDW&rsquo;s most ambitious installations yet, such as The Beacon, &nbsp;a 7.5m tall structure located at the entrance to Design Fiel...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150003779/waf-2017-announces-performance-as-theme-for-this-year-s-festival WAF 2017 announces "Performance" as theme for this year's festival Sponsor 2017-04-21T03:00:00-04:00 >2017-04-20T12:48:38-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wp/wpbfr0wqpjavzaoj.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wp/wpbfr0wqpjavzaoj.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wp/wpbfr0wqpjavzaoj.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wp/wpbfr0wqpjavzaoj.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="http://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/?utm_source=sponsoredpost2&amp;utm_campaign=archinect_entries&amp;utm_medium=social" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/wu/wub4dpnmobfmmx5i.png"></a><br><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="https://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/?utm_source=sponsoredpost2&amp;utm_campaign=archinect_entries&amp;utm_medium=social" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival</a>.</strong></em><p>The only global festival that combines awards, live judging, conferences and networking, the <a href="https://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/?utm_source=sponsoredpost2&amp;utm_campaign=archinect_entries&amp;utm_medium=social" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival</a>,&nbsp;has announced "Performance" as the theme for its tenth anniversary edition.&nbsp;</p><p>The notion of "performance" in architecture will be central to this year's World Architecture Festival seminar programme. Plus, the <a href="https://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/berlin-architect-tours?utm_source=sponsoredpost2&amp;utm_campaign=archinect_entries&amp;utm_medium=social" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architectural tours</a>&nbsp;will also be focused on "performance," with visits to Berlin's top performance venues including Hans Scharoun's Berlin Philharmonie, which inspired the concept of listening to music in the round when it opened in 1963.</p><p>Revealing the theme for 2017,&nbsp;<strong>WAF Programme Director, Paul Finch</strong>, commented: "This year we will examine the multiple aspects of "performance" that architecture has to embrace: aesthetic, technical, economic, and psychological.</p><p>We will be discussing buildings designed for performance &ndash; for example, theaters and concert halls &ndash; but also the role that buildings play in th...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150003492/the-best-uk-and-international-architects-and-researchers-gather-for-vision-2017 The best UK and international architects and researchers gather for Vision 2017 Sponsor 2017-04-19T04:00:00-04:00 >2017-04-18T13:14:24-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/51/516fce89bifbneuv.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/51/516fce89bifbneuv.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/51/516fce89bifbneuv.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/51/516fce89bifbneuv.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="http://www.visionlondon.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/71/71e661hbqtc76c68.png"></a><br><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.visionlondon.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vision 2017</a>.</strong></em><p>Aimed at architects, designers, specifiers and their clients, Vision 2017 provides an international focus for innovative products and building solutions, bringing together some of the best designs and leading figures from across Western Europe. &nbsp;Across two days in June, the CPD-certified show will host the best and brightest from established practices and start-ups, with new ideas and technological innovation at the heart of the event.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/54/54cao55nxpjpat9t.jpg"><br><em>Vision 2017 Speaker Studio Saxe Canopia</em></p><p>All the talks and presentations at Vision will take place under the umbrella topics: Materials Innovations, Technological Insight and Architectural &amp; Design Evolution. This framework will help delegates rethink the built environment and the manner in which we can shape places and spaces. Speakers have been sourced from the best practices in the country and around the world, both small and large. Caroline Bos of UNStudio will talk about their research into the circular eco...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150002374/apply-now-for-the-aa-athens-visiting-school-symmetry-sentience-workshop Apply now for the AA Athens Visiting School: Symmetry Sentience workshop Sponsor 2017-04-11T06:00:00-04:00 >2017-04-11T13:04:51-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5c/5c6es5ts0o646ppk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5c/5c6es5ts0o646ppk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5c/5c6es5ts0o646ppk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5c/5c6es5ts0o646ppk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://ai.aaschool.ac.uk/athens/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AA Athens Visiting School</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p><em>Symmetry Sentience</em><br>Monday 12 - Thursday 22 June 2017</p><p>Our world has been enriched by numerous interactive means that connect us across the different continents. These amplifications take place through various media that in turn estrange people from their surroundings. Our built environment continues to evolve, into an interconnected hyperspace where architecture can be fluid, flexible and vivid. In 2017, AA Athens Visiting School, will address architectural themes involving active engagement and participatory design through prototypes that are characterized by action.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/il/iljgf3019h29wqas.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/v3/v3iw29audy8rcxym.jpg"></p><p>Action-designed structures enabled by technology today, begin to timidly move beyond the utopian proposals of the 20th century&rsquo;s manifestos and hold a place in the world of realized designs. The AA Athens Visiting School incorporates in the design process, materials and scientific devices as vital parts of the end-creations. The research aims at bringing closer the ...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150002383/apply-now-for-the-aa-istanbul-visiting-school-robotic-mediations-workshop Apply now for the AA Istanbul Visiting School: Robotic Mediations workshop Sponsor 2017-04-11T04:00:00-04:00 >2017-04-11T12:12:53-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9m/9meqxpb6uawhp4uy.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9m/9meqxpb6uawhp4uy.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9m/9meqxpb6uawhp4uy.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9m/9meqxpb6uawhp4uy.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://ai.aaschool.ac.uk/istanbul/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AA Istanbul Visiting School</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p><em>Robotic Mediations</em><br>Wednesday 28 June &ndash; Friday 7 July 2017</p><p>AA Istanbul Visiting School, in collaboration with Istanbul Bilgi University, is a unique learning and making experience. The programme continues to build on its expertise on generative design methodologies and large-scale prototyping techniques from previous years, while bringing together a range of experts from internationally acclaimed academic institutions and practices, Architectural Association, Zaha Hadid Architects, among others.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ow/ow06ytmi36676j4j.jpg"></p><p>AA Istanbul Visiting School will investigate the inherent associations between form, material, and structure through the rigorous implementation of innovative design and fabrication techniques. Computational methods for design, analysis, and fabrication will be coupled with physical experimentation, fostering &lsquo;learning-by-experimentation&rsquo; in an active collaborative studio environment. Throughout the design and fabrication processes, th...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149998422/creating-brand-recognition-with-3a-composites-usa-s-corporate-id-programs Creating Brand Recognition with 3A Composites USA's Corporate ID Programs Sponsor 2017-04-10T09:00:00-04:00 >2017-03-21T16:51:34-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e4/e4ims1tnqca643ww.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e4/e4ims1tnqca643ww.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e4/e4ims1tnqca643ww.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e4/e4ims1tnqca643ww.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="http://3acompositesusa.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/od/od14et3vz1z8duru.png"></a><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://3acompositesusa.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">3A Composites USA</a></strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>Every company wants to establish a brand on a local, regional, national or even international level. A company strives for an image that is recognizable by potential customers no matter where they are in the world. In fact, the first face-to-face interaction with a customer might be at a company&rsquo;s own location. This initial impression can make or break the customer&rsquo;s willingness to spend their money. Maintaining a well-loved and respected brand appearance is imperative to a company&rsquo;s success. This is where&nbsp;<a href="http://3acompositesusa.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">3A Composites USA</a>&rsquo;s Corporate Identity programs&nbsp;fit in.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ho/howsfyt0mzlphc8t.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/lk/lkgfsw8yz7essyoy.jpg"></p><p>When starting the design phase, a company must choose which colors and materials will fit their desired image. This can be a daunting process due to all of the available materials and the look these materials can potentially convey. To simplify this process, 3A Composites USA has focused on working closely with architects and designers to aid companies in their selections both i...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150000407/getting-it-done-tips-to-shorten-your-time-to-licensure Getting it Done: Tips to Shorten Your Time to Licensure Sponsor 2017-04-05T09:00:00-04:00 >2017-04-05T11:31:50-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/rv/rvrhjxvqw6bd6m8g.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/rv/rvrhjxvqw6bd6m8g.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/rv/rvrhjxvqw6bd6m8g.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/rv/rvrhjxvqw6bd6m8g.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="https://ppi2pass.com/are-resource-hub?utm_source=Archinect&amp;amp;utm_medium=banner1500x500&amp;amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost032917&amp;amp;utm_term=direct&amp;amp;utm_content=leaderboard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/3l/3lossjk33olyb4zx.png"></a><br><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="https://ppi2pass.com/are-resource-hub?utm_source=Archinect&amp;amp;utm_medium=banner1500x500&amp;amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost032917&amp;amp;utm_term=direct&amp;amp;utm_content=leaderboard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PPI</a>.</strong></em><p>The road towards licensure is exciting, humbling, and full of unexpected surprises. However, as daunting as the task may seem, there are ways to&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ncarb.org/gettingitdone/index.html?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=link&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost032917&amp;utm_term=direct&amp;utm_content=ncarbduration" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">shorten the duration</a>&nbsp;and ease stress as you go from wide-eyed architecture student to stamp-carrying architect. Follow these tips to get ahead of the pack and shorten your time to licensure.</p><p><a href="https://ppi2pass.com/are-resource-hub?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=banner1500x500&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost032917&amp;utm_term=direct&amp;utm_content=firstpont" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/28/281dfzj5feuw789b.jpg"></a></p><p><strong>1. Know the Basics</strong></p><p>Learn what lies ahead. The maze of educational and experiential requirements you must navigate before becoming a licensed architect is long and complex. Know these requirements like you know your shoe size. Then plan accordingly.&nbsp;</p><p>Education requirements vary depending on where you acquire your degree. If you&rsquo;re at all confused about whether or not your degree path sets you up for early licensure, refer to&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ncarb.org/Studying-Architecture/Meeting-NCARB-Education-Requirements.aspx?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=link&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost032917&amp;utm_term=direct&amp;utm_content=ncarbrequirement" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this resource from NCARB</a>. Consider how long it will take to receive an accredited degree before settling on an institution to complete your architecture education.</p><p>Also, there are ways to start earning ...</p>