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What Exactly is Architectural Drafting & Is This Career Path Right For You?

Jan 29, 2021 3:17:46 PM

Updated June, 2021.

If you're naturally interested in architecture, the building process, and creative design, you may be considering a career as a draftsperson for an architecture or design firm.

What exactly does an architectural draftsperson do? Where do they work and what kind of training do you need to get started in this field?

There's the university pathway, which could include an undergraduate degree in architecture or interior design.

Or, there's the college diploma route, which prepares students to serve as architectural technicians, who assist architects, engineers, and designers on building projects.

In this post, we'll break down the typical responsibilities of an architectural draftsperson/technician.

We'll also outline possible career paths after college - and a few other things to know if you're considering training in this field.

Pursuing Architectural Design Training in Toronto? Herzing Instructor, Jacob Allderdice Has Advice for New Students

Apr 30, 2018 8:50:21 AM

Are you considering a career in architectural design? Wondering what college training programs look like, and what your employment options would be after graduation?

You've come to right place! This week, we're talking with Herzing's Architectural Design Program instructor, Jacob Allderdice, a veteran design professional with decades of industry experience and plenty of advice for prospective design students.

Architectural Design Training: 5 Questions to Ask During Your First Consultation

Nov 6, 2017 9:58:48 AM

Architectural design training prepares students to participate in every stage of the design process. From creating initial sketches, to finalizing blueprints, to overseeing the build itself—drafters have a role at every phase.

And one of the most important moments in this process is the initial client consultation. This is when you'll start brainstorming ideas based on your client's overall vision.

It's so important to communicate clearly during this stage, so you can understand what the client is aiming for, produce sketches that reflect their wants and needs—and avoid disappointment, delays, and extra costs down the road.

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