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Anecdotes and advice on every

The number of routes to becoming an architect is growing, which is great - although rather confusing! Hopefully, this diagram will help you understand the options available…

Architecture takes seven years right?  What do you do for seven years?

Routes to becoming an architect

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

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This video tutorial introduces you to the basics. Click play to watch. Don't forget to like and subscribe to our brand new Youtube channel!


Click the button below to see some examples of graphics created on Illustrator.

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Thinking of studying architecture?

We've dished the dirt on all reasons why and why not to study this arty science.

Architecture is an exceptional course with its own unique structure, culture and student experience. An architecture student’s experience of uni is remarkably different to most others. Some love it, and some hate it...

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CV Writing

So, you’re near or at the end of third year and you have decided that maybe this architecture thing is alright, and you’re at least intrigued enough to go to the next step of getting a job as a Part I Architectural Assistant. The idea of having a working routine that allows for evenings and weekends and finally a bit of money in your bank account is exciting. But first, you’re going to need a CV and a Portfolio, and how on earth do we do that?

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What's this all about?

Before studying, I knew little about what a career in architecture entailed and struggled to find accessible information about it. I had no idea what I should include in my portfolio to apply for uni and was the only architecture applicant in my school, so my teachers weren't able to help either. I didn’t know what I was getting myself into and it was by pure chance that I loved it. This lack of transparency can become a barrier to people entering the industry. So, I started Almost Architect with...

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Illustrator is useful for almost architects in university and in work - it’s ideal for creating diagrams.

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