Intern Architects in the Academy: Preparing for Future Practice

Apr 06, 2015

This paper documents pedagogical research that investigates an experiential, field-based model for integrating issues central to architectural practice in curricula to better prepare architectural students for future practice. The paper considers coursework carried out over two semesters, with varied project types, delivery methods, and practice models to evaluate the method’s efficacy addressing recurring themes identified in the 2012 NCARB Practice Analysis recommendations.

keywords: NCARB, Practice, Experiential Education, Field Research, Building Technology

Caryn Brause (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Presented at: 
ARCC 2015 Conference – The FUTURE of Architectural Research (Chicago, IL)
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC)
University of Massachusetts Amherst

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