LEE W. WALDREP, PHD, has over 20 years of experience in higher education with expertise in career development and architecture. Waldrep earned a Ph.D. in counseling and development from The American University, a master of architecture from Arizona State University, and a bachelor of science from the University of Michigan. During his career, he has served in three accredited architecture programsthe University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the University of Maryland and Illinois Institute of Technology. Waldrep previously served as Associate Executive Director of the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) and as National Vice-President of the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS). Waldrep has written and presented on the topics of careers and architecture extensively around the country. In addition, he is a contributor to AIA's Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice, 15th Edition.
Becoming an Architectby Lee W. Waldrep
If you are considering a career in architecture, start with this highly visual guide to preparing for and succeeding in the profession. Becoming an Architect, a Guide to Careers in Design, Third Edition gives you an inside view of what it takes to be an architect, including an overview of the profession, educational requirements, design specialties from/i>… See more details below
If you are considering a career in architecture, start with this highly visual guide to preparing for and succeeding in the profession. Becoming an Architect, a Guide to Careers in Design, Third Edition gives you an inside view of what it takes to be an architect, including an overview of the profession, educational requirements, design specialties from which to choose, insiders' tips on finding a job, registration requirements, and the many directions in which a career in architecture can go.
This guide is the latest from nationally recognized expert on architecture career development Lee W. Waldrep, Ph.D. This edition updates his bestselling guide to careers in architecture with over 32 new profiles and interviews from architecture students, emerging, and established professionals. With so many different possibilities available, this will be your go-to guide as you navigate through the process of becoming an architect and make decisions about your future career.
Learn about the complete path to becoming an architect, from your first days of college all the way through to licensure, with updated coverage of the profession's opportunities and challenges. You'll learn how to gain real-life experience while you're still in school, and be informed about changes to IDP and the ARE as well as the latest licensing issues.
Visually engaging and filled with illustrations, interviews, and real-life profiles of architects currently active in all aspects of the field, this book is sure to appeal to the creative eye of those with an interest in design.
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