"A lot happens your senior year in high school," says Katie Desmarais, a high school student and D/P/S intern. "By this point, you're pretty much expected to be an adult... And the biggest question comes to mind – how do you really know what you want to be when you grow up?" Read how Katie's internship has helped her answer some big questions.
Why write about Michael Graves? I never met him in person, or attended one of his lectures, but still this was one architect who I consider may have influenced me the most in terms of my own journey into design, but then again maybe it was just the simple truth that we both lived and worked in the small town of Princeton, New Jersey.
How can we reduce the amount of energy used in buildings? Aimee Smith, an intern architect and Team Green member at D/P/S, attended a presentation given by Edward Mazria, founder of Architecture 2030. She shares highlights from Mazria's discussion, from strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to progress already made through sustainable design.
In the profession of architecture, drawing is essential to design process. From diagrammatical to highly technical, hand drawing brings value to every architectural project by allowing us to quickly explore ideas and convey intent.