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Starting a Career in Building Design: Your First 5 Steps

Mar 22, 2019 3:54:52 PM

Updated November, 2020

Interested in architecture, building design, and the construction process? Like the idea of being part of a design team, and watching your concepts come to life as real buildings?

You've got a few different options, in terms of design training and careers. You can go to university and complete a bachelor's or master's degree in architecture.

Or, you can focus on the inside of buildings and homes, and become an interior designer.

Another option is to become a building design technician. This typically involves a 1-2 year diploma program in drafting and design technology.

If you're looking for a shorter training option, becoming a building designer makes more sense than becoming a licensed architect. 

Let's take a closer look at what it takes to start a career in this field.

9 Reasons to Choose a Career in Architectural Design

Nov 13, 2018 1:59:39 PM

Frankly, there are so many reasons to choose a career in architectural design, we had a hard time narrowing it down to just 9.

6 Key Skills for a Successful Career in Architectural Design

Jul 18, 2018 2:50:58 PM

What does it take to do well in architectural design training, and build a successful career in the field?

5 Examples of Architectural Design Drawings & Documents

May 15, 2017 2:43:20 PM

Architectural drafters play a key role in every stage of the design process. From sketching out preliminary concepts, to preparing finalized construction documents, they help bring building projects to life.

Working under the supervision of an architect or engineer—or in some cases, consulting directly with clients—architectural technicians produce a number of documents, each with a distinct purpose and goal.

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