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Architecture Intern 101 – Architectural Redlines

Friends, Since I have spent the majority of my architecture career as a so-called Architectural Intern, I am starting a new series on YA called Intern 101—basic lessons that I learned the hard way in my early years of working in architecture firms. This episode of Intern 101 is all about redlines.   What the Hell Are Redlines? Redlines are architectural drawings that have been printed, reviewed, and marked up with errors, changes, and revisions. The markups are typically done in red … Continue Reading

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Steal like an artist

Steal Like An Artist – Book Review

This is one of my favorite books. I wish I could buy a copy of this book for every Architecture Student and Young Architect in the world. I come back to this book from time to time and have learned new things from it over the years. It meant … Continue Reading

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Sidepreneurial.com Interviews Young Architect

Young Architect Interview I was recently interviewed by Sidepreneurial.com a new website about Entrepreneurs who are building side businesses.  This was the first time I have ever publicly spoken about how I have been slinging stuff on Amazon and … Continue Reading

Philip Johnson being weird

May 2015 Instagrams and Photos

Here’s my photos. All of these pictures came from my Instagram feed: YoungArchitxPDX Feel free to add me.     Checkout the past months April 2015 March 2015 February … Continue Reading

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Jason Silva & Shots of Awe For Young Architects

Who is Jason Silva? I connected with Jason Silva the very first time I was introduced to him several years ago.  I discovered him when he was a guest on the Joe Rogan Podcast. He seemed to always have many brilliant, beautiful, philosophical ideas … Continue Reading

Finishing the Architect Exam

How’s it going… Finishing The Architect Exam?!??

This month’s #ArchiTalks topic is “3 favorite words”. For about a week, I kicked around self-righteous posts about “small projects vs big projects,” which suddenly got shelved until an undetermined time. The more I thought about the Young Architect … Continue Reading

Review of ARE Advisor NCARB Vignette Series

Review of The ARE Advisor Vignette Series

This post is part of a series on NCARB’s Architecture Registration Exam. Having recently completed this long process, the series examines my journey and the various things I learned along the way. Click here to see all the posts of my Architecture … Continue Reading

Cats and architecture

April 2015 Instagrams and Photos

Here’s my photos. All of these pictures came from my Instagram feed: YoungArchitxPDX Feel free to add me.   Checkout the past months March 2015 February 2015 January … Continue Reading

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MIT Chapel – My Favorite Place #ArchiTalks

I opened this month's #Architalk email as I was getting off a train on a my morning commute. I saw that this month’s topic was Whats my Favorite Place???!? My immediate response took me no thought and I said it out loud with a mouth full of food as … Continue Reading

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Why I Wrote: How to Pass the Architecture Registration Exam

This post is part of a series on NCARB’s Architecture Registration Exam. Having recently completed this long process, the series examines my journey and the various things I learned along the way. Click here to see all the posts of my Architecture … Continue Reading

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Architect Bicycles Across America

    I love architecture, but cycling kept me sane. Architecture is amazing. It has changed the way I look and interact with the world and my environment. It has trained me to be hyper-sensitive to the built environment, to recognize … Continue Reading

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February 2015 Photos

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March 2015 Instagrams and Photos

Here’s my photos. All of these pictures came from my Instagram feed: YoungArchitxPDX Feel free to add me.     Check out Past Photos: February 2015 January … Continue Reading

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A Crafty Architecture Round up – #ArchiTalks

#ArchiTalks #ArchiTalks is a monthly blog series that is hosted by Architect Blogger Bob Borson. Every month Bob picks a topic or a theme and then a handful of practicing architects all over the world then write their own blog posts on the same … Continue Reading

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Throwing Money at The Architect Registration Exam

This post is part of a series on NCARB’s Architecture Registration Exam. Having recently completed this long process, the series examines my journey and the various things I learned along the way. Click here to see all the posts of my Architecture … Continue Reading

Review of Gang Chen’s ARE Mock Exam

Review of Gang Chen’s ARE Mock Exam

This post is part of a series on NCARB’s Architecture Registration Exam. Having recently completed this long process, the series examines my journey and the various things I learned along the way. Click here to see all the posts of my Architecture … Continue Reading

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The Great Mike Riscica and Gang Chen Giveaway!

**Update Update** Entry to the ARE Book giveaway has been closed, winners have been contacted and How To Pass The Architecture Exam has been released.    In celebration of Michael Riscica's new book How to Pass The Architecture Registration … Continue Reading

5 Tricks to Accelerate Your ARE Studying

5 Tricks to Accelerate Your ARE Studying

This post is part of a series on NCARB’s Architecture Registration Exam. Having recently completed this long process, the series examines my journey and the various things I learned along the way. Click here to see all the posts of my Architecture … Continue Reading

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Architecture in The Real World

This is my first time participating in the #ArchiTalks architecture blogger collaboration. The powerful Bob Borson has organized 28 architect bloggers, including myself. All of us will have a blog post published on the same topic, but each of us will … Continue Reading