Help me help other architects! This blog is an excerpt from the first draft of my book: Breaking the Box: Explode out of Architecture School to a Successful Career as an Architect. You can help me make it better by leaving a critique in the comment section below. Thx you rock! -Steve
Looks the same to me?
At first glance, an architecture school and an architecture office may appear to be very similar. They are both likely to have an open layout and to be equipped with a similar set of tools. They will also filled with a bunch of folks eager to design the next great buildings of the world.
However, this perception is deceiving because there is a distinct set of standards and conduct required in the professional office setting. Details such as what you wear and how you connect to your colleagues can have profound impacts on your career.
In this chapter, I will share 4 of the Architecture Office Basics:
The tips found in this chapter are subtle and most are easy to achieve. They require small shifts in behavior rather than technical skills. You can be the most talented designer or a revit guru but if you miss one of these your potential will be capped.