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Bridging Generational Gaps within the Practice of Architecture

By Michael Riscica

By Luke Arehart There is a Grand Canyon-esque divide that exists between the baby boomer and millennial generations. The Great Recession in the late 2000’s is mostly responsible for creating this gap that seemingly skips over an entire generational category, Gen X. This void has limited the amount of transitional opportunities between generational groups leading […]

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New Year, New Life!

By Michael Riscica

This blogpost is part of the ArchiTalks monthly blog series, hosted by the brilliant Architect, awesome Mentor, and all-around cool guy: Bob Borson. This month’s topic is: “New Year, New _____” At the bottom of this post, you’ll find links to some of the other ArchiTalk Bloggers. Make sure you visit them. New Year, New Life!  […]

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An Inspiring Young Architect Story

By Michael Riscica

I want to share this very inspiring video on Section Cut, about a design Intern who was really struggling to stay employed, stay in school and have money to live. Through entrepreneurship and starting his own company he was able to break out of the cycle that was keeping him stuck. Click here for the link […]

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Five Other Young Architect Bloggers!

By Michael Riscica

Since I started Young Architect back in January 2014, I have met soooooo many people from all over the world just through this little website. Some of the most inspirational have been some of the other Young Architect Bloggers. I really wanted to highlight a few of the other Young Architect Bloggers that I admire. Below […]

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A Crafty Architecture Round up – #ArchiTalks

By Michael Riscica

#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 topic. All blog posts are then posted at the same time and linked […]

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Architecture in The Real World

By Michael Riscica

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 have our own spin on it. You can find links at the bottom of […]

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Architect as Project Manager/Owner’s Representative

By Michael Riscica

This week’s blog post is a redirect to a guest blog article for my friend Ryan Hansanuwat website Architecture Career Guide. Ryan had asked me to write about what its like working as a Project Manager for the City of Portland as an alternative career from practicing Architecture. http://www.architecturecareerguide.com/architect-project-managerowners-representative/  Check out the rest of Ryan’s […]