Hello and welcome to Young Architect! I am Michael Riscica and this is my blog. If you’re an Architecture Professional who is passionate about developing your career you are in the right place.
My aim with this blog is to teach and help other Young Architects be more successful in their personal, academic and professional careers. I do that by sharing in full disclosure what I did to become a Licensed Architect with the many successes and failures along the way.
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Popular articles about the Profession of Architecture:
- Mentoring Young Architects
- 10 Great Reasons NOT TO Get your Architecture License
- Moonlighting For Young Architects
- The Life of an Architecture Project – Infographic
- Architecture In The Real World
- Intern 101: Architectural Redlines
- Dear Future Young Architects… Please Quit Screwing Around!?!!!
- Architecture and Yoga
- Architecture is a Practice
- Special Interest Architects – Architecture Intern 101
- Bridging Generational Gaps within the Practice of Architecture
- Let’s Talk About Attending Conferences!
Popular articles about the Architecture Registration Exam:
- How to Pass the Architecture Registration Exam
- The ARE Boot Camp
- The ULTIMATE List of ARE 4.0 Study Materials
- The ULTIMATE List of ARE 5.0 Study Materials
- Review of Architect Exam Prep
- Review of The Ballast ARE Review Manual
- Failing the Architect Registration Exam
- What’s the Best Testing Order for ARE 5.0?!? Help, I’m Just Getting Started.
- The Architect Registration Exam Pep Talk
- Understanding the Reorganization of ARE 5.0
- How Shame Pushed Me To Get My Architecture License.
- 5 Hard Truths about the Architecture Registration Exam
- 5 Common Reasons Why (Smart and Talented) People Don’t Finish the ARE
- 10 Things to Consider While You Prepare for Your First Architect Exam
- Understanding Architect Licensing in America for Foreign Architects
- How to Get Paid While Studying for the ARE
Popular articles for Architecture Students:
- Six Mistakes Architecture Students Repeatidly Make
- The Definitive Guide to an Epic Architecture Portfolio
- Working during Architecture School
- The Architect’s Guide to Glue and Tape
- Architect Bicycles Across America
- Poor Man’s Graduate School (aka The Architect Exam)
- Building Great Architecture Models
- The Architecture Student’s Christmas List
- Live Your Life as a Hero
- The Young Architect Library
- Understanding the Intern Development Program
- The Architecture Students Summer Break
- Architecture Cats!?
- Gifts and Toys For Architecture Students
- Five Tips for Maximizing Your Time in Architecture School
- Why Are Young Architects So Unhappy?!???
Popular articles for the Design Crowd:
- Becoming an Architect: What You Need to Know
- 10 Reasons why YOU should become an Architect
- 10 Reasons why you SHOULD NOT become an Architect.
- Architectural Movies
- 15 Awesome Architecture Books for Kids
- Why did you become an Architect?
- Steal Like An Artist – Book Review
- The Architect’s Academy: Architecture School in 4 Hours
- Architecture Puns!?!
- Architecture Gifts for Kids
- The Architect’s Postmodern Thanksgiving!
- Architect’s Guide to Getting Mentally Clear – 18 Tricks
Popular How To Articles:
- How to Pass The Architecture Registration Exam
- How to get Twitter to post your Instagram pictures as a “picture” and NOT “a link”
- How To Grow Your LinkedIn Network Superfast Using Rapportive!
- How to Find The Best Font
- How to Read ARE Test Scores
- How To Save Time With Some Simple Computer Tricks
Popular Podcasts with Women in Architecture:
- How NCARB is Evolving and Growing with Kristine Harding
- The Power of Saying ‘Yes’ with Rachel Law
- Making the Most of Your Architecture Career and AIA with Korey White
- Using Every Opportunity To Be of Service with Elizabeth Seidel
- Growing and Thriving in Your Network with Donna Sink
- Helping Aspiring Architects get started with Architecture with Samantha Markham
- Breaking Down Barriers with Architecture with Julia Mollner
- Networking, Sketching the ARE and Being Awesome with Lora Teagarden
- Expanding Your Knowledge through CSI and CDT with Cherise Lakeside
- Community, Leadership, Architecture, and the AIAS with Sarah Wahlgren