6 Steps to Building Your Personal Brand

6 Steps to Building Your Personal Brand

Let’s talk branding. Whenever someone sends me their portfolio and asks for feedbacks, I always tell them to build a personal brand first. Many intern architects overlook this, because we are architects not graphic designers. We build buildings, not branding. 

Building a brand is a self-realizing process.

They think that employers only look at their drawings not the pretty fonts around it. But branding is more than just putting your pretty renderings in a pretty Indesign template. It doesn’t just help you find a job; it helps you realize who you are as a designer/architect.

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5 Ways Personal Branding Can Forward Your Career

5 Ways Personal Branding Can Forward Your Career

Almost all of us nowadays have a brand on social media that is unconsciously crowd-sourced by everyone we know. The question is no longer IF architects need a personal brand, but how we can curate the brand that already exists. The difference between a successful brand and merely a digital existence is the consciousness behind it. I have written an article on the 6 Keys to Build Your Brand on my blog, but here I want to shift our gear towards seeing branding as a tool to help us succeed in our careers.

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How to Overcome the Millennial Architect Burnout

How to Overcome the Millennial Architect Burnout

For those of you who had been with me since 2011 when I first started this blog, you might’ve noticed I’ve stopped blogging for over a year. Blame it on moving around a lot, working 70 hours a week, dealing with family issues...

Well, the truth is I was having a massive burnout - I know that’s something we all face from time to time.

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CDS/PDD: 5 Types Of Documents Every Architect Needs To Know

CDS/PDD: 5 Types Of Documents Every Architect Needs To Know

You have drafted up so many construction documents in your young hipping career. But when you're asked a question what goes inside bidding documents, you've no idea.

You hear your project architect interchangeably using the terms “specs” and “project manual”. But did you know they’re actually not the same thing?

Don't worry. I've got you cover!

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