Careers in Architecture
In the design of the built environment and public space.
Contact your local AIA chapter; talk with architects; observe buildings and construction sites; visit schools and speak with architecture students.
Prepare for professional education.
Develop a broad interest in the arts and humanities and a solid background in the physical sciences, and math.
Learn communication skills.
Writing, speaking, freehand drawing.
Books and magazines on architecture and design.
Resources Careers in Architecture Brochure
The American Institute of Architects, Careers in Architecture, AIA Press, www.aia.org
Roger K. Lewis, FAIA, A Candid Guide to the Profession, MIT Press, 1985
Contact The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), 202-626-7472, for career information.
Contact the director of education at the American Institute of Architects (AIA), 800-242-3837, for career information.