November 2015 Photos

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All of these pictures came from my Instagram feed: YoungArchitxPDX Feel free to add me.   During November 2015 I posted a new blog post every single day. Click the image for a link to that blog post.

Videos for architects

New Blog Post on YoungArchitect.com #AmericanInstituteofArchitects #whatanarchitectdoes #youngarchitects #lifeofanarchitecturestudent #ncarb #architecturestudent

 

Architecture design for small house

Good job, Nice craft! Professor Frank Ching would be proud! #whatanarchitectdoes #architecturestudent

 

Portland architecture

Architectural history tour of the US Custom House #weworkpdx #portlandarchitecture

 

Kaplan ARE 4.0 study material

I wrote a new blogpost on YoungArchitect.com about Kaplan and became distracted with discussing NCARB the ARE5.0 transition #architectexam #ncarb #kaplan

 

Obsession=dedication

#architecture
Borrowed this from my good friend @bodybydave1

 

Blog post on architecture interns

New blogpost on YoungArhitect.com

 

The SPD exam

New blog post on YoungArchitect.com #spd #siteplanninganddesign #parking #ncarb #whatanarchitectdoes #AmericanInstituteofArchitects

 

Morning walk for a dog

Molly made some new friends on our morning walk! #mollyriscica

 

2016 calendar

The 2016 Yellow Labrador Retriever calendar has arrived!! #mollyriscica #labradorretriever

 

What to buy an architect student

New blog post on YoungArchitect.com #ArchitectureStudent #ScrewingAround #AIAS #procrastination

 

Yoga classes

I took 2 amazing yoga classes tonight from Portland’s finest yoga instructors! #yoyoyogi #jillknouseyoga #openawarenessyoga

 

Presentation with architects

Long day today, I designed a house for a small monster who is obsessed with recycling and enjoys jumping in big leaf piles.
This year I’m teaching architecture to 3rd graders at Woodstock Elementary. My architecture class starts in February! #architectsinschools #architecturefoundationoforegon #ilikekidsmorethanadults #psuarchitecture #volunteering

 

Simpsons meme

Doh!

 

Antoine Predock quote

#antoinepredock

 

New blogpost on YoungArchitect.com

New blogpost on YoungArchitect.com about getting mentally clear.

 

New blog post on YoungArchitect.com

New blog post on YoungArchitect.com about the building design and construction systems (BDCS) exam #ncarb #architectureexam

 

Virtual coffee with a friend on Skype

I had a virtual coffee today with The Architect of The Internet aka Jeff Echols. Jeff’s working really hard helping architects become better storytellers. @jeff_echols #coffeeaday #youngarchitectsnetwork

 

Molly Riscica

Molls isn’t feeling good today, she’s being an Eeyore. #feelbettermolls #sick #mollyriscica #poorkid

 

A Pilgrim progress

Guys, I’m gonna be a Pilgrim this year! #pilgrim #mikeriscica666 #whatanarchitectdoes

 

Portlandia

 

January 2016 ARE Boot Camp

New blog post on YoungArchitect.com. Get the latest on the January 2016 ARE Boot Camp #ncarb #architectureexam

 

2016 ARE

Yesterday I started taking sign ups for the January 2016 ARE Boot Camp. You can sign up on YoungArchitect.com. #ncarb #architectureexam #architectexam #americaninstituteofarchitects #are40 #are50 #cds #youngarchitect #youngarchitects

 

Happy Thanksgiving picture

Happy Thanksgiving Everybody from Portlandia the Queen of Postmodernism. #thanksgiving #portlandia #michaelgraves #postmodernism #cityofportland

 

How to prepare for the first architecture exam

New blog post on YoungArchitect.com. I am giving a lecture at AIA Portland about preparing for your first ARE on January 13th, 2016. #ncarb #architectexam #architectureregistrationexam

 

Thanksgiving for an architect

The Architect’s Thanksgiving! New blogpost on YoungArchitect.com/blog
#gehry #bradpitt #lecorbusier #koolhaas #zahahadid #eisenman #portlandia #portlandbuilding

 

Molly Riscica

The love of my life! #mollyriscica

 

Portland Oregon

Anyone who lives in Portland Oregon or ever aspires to, needs to read the new YoungArchitect.com blog post about The Lewis and Clark Exposition! #nwportland #portlandia #portlandbuilding

 

Philip Johnson quote

Philip Johnson is a whore. Self proclaimed. I spent thanksgiving reading Bjarke Ingles architecture comic book, Less is More. #architectnerd #philipjohnson #FormFollowsProfit #hahabusiness

Architecture and toys for children

I posted a blog post on Young Architect about buying cool Architecture Gifts for your Kids. #architecture #architect #whatanarchitectdoes #mommyblogger #BuyTheKidAMiniDrone #youngarchitect

Inspiring architecture figures

Truth! #whatanarchitectdoes #architect #aias #architecture #jodybrown

 

Coffee meeting

I had Coffee today with the brilliant @CheriseLakeside She and CSI Portland are up to a ton of great stuff! #csikracken #whatanarchitectdoes #csiportland #coffeeadayinitiative #youngarchitect #IRLNetworking

 

Architect Santa

Architect Santa writing the punch list and checking it twice!!! Check out the new blog post on YoungArchitect.com #santa #whatanarchitectdoes #youngarchitect #ArchitectGift #architect #architecturestudent #archilovers #architecturephotography #architectexam

Graphic display on wall color

Truth!!! #jodybrown #whatanarchitectdoes #archilovers #architecture

 

Group of people inside brewery

Yoga class inside the brewery tonight & plenty of beers afterwards!! #pdxyoga #mikkitrow #beer #yoga #eclipticbrewing #trowga

 

Mike Riscica on the beach

Rolled outta bed and taught yoga to my friends on the beach! #sayulita

 

Hello friend drawing

Rabbit Rabbit my friends!!!! Happy day!!!! Repost from @pdxstickers

 

Boat sailing

Michael Knouse is falling back an hour. I’m still stuck on the rabbit rabbit and the super moons. #mikeriscica666

 

Inspirational drawing

 

Manhole cover

 

Stair message

#weworkpdx

 

Portland building

Yesterday morning I was swimming and doing yoga on a beach in Mexico, today is my first day back to work and at my new office! #weworkpdx

 

Flip flops on a carpet.

#pdxcarpet

 

Mexico

Adios! Say-u-lita my friend! I’ll be back! I love you! #sayulita

 

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Michael Riscica

Michael Riscica is a Licensed Architect who lives in beautiful Portland, Oregon, with his Labrador Retriever. He is passionate about helping Young Architects change the world. In his free time, Michael likes to take very long bicycle rides across America. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Linked In.