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10 07, 2024

How to Work Abroad as an Architect

By |2024-07-10T11:29:19-07:00July 10, 2024|Job Search|

How to work abroad as an Architect?  Working abroad is a great way to grow your architecture career. Experience with design in other countries has many positives. From improving empathy skills and broadening your mind to diversifying your portfolio and expanding your professional network, working abroad can be a bold [...]

14 05, 2024

Career Grown in Architecture (a how-to guide)

By |2024-05-14T09:26:09-07:00May 14, 2024|Architecture|

Career growth in architecture is about skill, experience, and timing. In today’s market, moving your career forward is not as much about paying your dues and showing your loyalty, now you have to demonstrate value to your firm. Here are some tips on how to move your career forward in [...]

23 04, 2024

Is Chicago Banning Natural Gas in New Construction?

By |2024-04-23T10:24:35-07:00April 23, 2024|Design|

Chicago in January.  If we have not experienced it we must all at least understand how bone-chilling cold it must be.  We rush in from the street and a hit with a warm wall of air, it is the most wonderful thing in the world at that moment. But how [...]

16 04, 2024

3 Reasons Your Hiring is Broken

By |2024-04-16T09:42:47-07:00April 16, 2024|Leadership, Talent Acquisition|

Hiring the right people can be challenging during rapid company growth. The firm feels pressured to meet all sorts of other demands during this time. Breaking the hiring habits that have worked for decades can be difficult, but the truth is that hiring processes are doomed to fail when they [...]

9 04, 2024

4 Home Design Tips to Improve Wellness

By |2024-04-09T09:31:02-07:00April 9, 2024|Architecture, Design|

I recently read an article published in Architizer called “6 Way Residential Architecture Can Impact Your Health”.  It is a fascinating architect about how architects and designers can create with health and wellness as their north star. But what about the rest of us already nested in our homes of [...]

2 04, 2024

Architects Influencing Construction: A Green Solution

By |2024-04-02T08:50:54-07:00April 2, 2024|Architecture|

I read a recent article in Fast Company (Architects Started Caring About What Their Buildings are Made From. That’s a Good Thing) and was excited to hear a voice talking about the importance of the architect’s influence beyond design. The current model* of the general architectural process is design (technical [...]

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