AIAS Studio Culture Reviewed

Survey results, complied by the American Institute of Architecture Students of people aging 16 – 68 years old, capturing the cross section of design education, healthy academic environments, and the welfare of architecture students. These results will help further understand Studio Culture in architecture schools across the country.

 


Studio Culture – Stories and Interpretations

Studio Culture is a topic that has been studied by the AIAS for over a decade now. This document celebrates how studio culture has defined itself among students, faculty, and professionals alike, all across the country and the globe.

 


Studio + Firm Culture Live Panel Recap

    “One thing I learned from working is to really appreciate the community you are in!” – Cameron Kayne Panelists: Sarah Wahlgren, 2016-2017 National President, Moderator Jeremy Gentile, 2016-2017 Midwest Quadrant Director Cameron Kayne, Georgia institute of Technology, Member of 2016-2017 Advocacy Task Force Will Carlson, Illinois Institute of Technology, Member of 2016-2017 Advocacy… Read more »

 


In Studio: Drury University

Name: Chloe Granger School: Drury University, Hammons School of Architecture Degree Program: Masters of Architecture Year in School: 3rd   Describe your studio culture: Our studio culture is friendly, talkative, casual, creative, diverse, and passionate; we try to respect everyone’s space as well as spend time with each other, so it’s like a big family with… Read more »

 


Pin Up! Your Studio Projects

It’s late at night or rather early in the morning, earlier than the sunrise, and you still haven’t slept. The vending machine is out of energy drinks, and you finished your coffee a while ago. Morning comes, and with it other architecture students that do not have a critique today.  After finishing your work, you… Read more »

 


In Studio Blog: University of Houston

  Name: Morgan Stahl School: University of Houston Degree Program: Architecture Undergrad Year in School: 2nd Year Describe your studio culture: My studio culture is to work as hard as I can during the day on my projects so I never have to pull an all nighter, current count right now: 0. Give one tip… Read more »

 


In Studio Blog: Roger Williams University

Name: Amelia Tayeh School: School of Art, Architecture & Historic Preservations Degree Program: Masters of Architecture Year in School: 1st year Graduate Student Describe your studio culture: Studio culture at Roger Williams University allows for studio to feel more like home; a family rather than peers. Give one tip that has helped you succeed in… Read more »

 


In Studio Blog: American University of Sharjah

Name: Nada AlMulla School: American University of Sharjah Degree Program: Bachelors of Architecture Year in School: Fifth year     Give one tip that has helped you succeed in studio: Believe in your capabilities and design to please yourself, not others.   What motivates you to work hard in studio: Thinking of the future of… Read more »

 


In Studio Blog: Montana State University

Name: Cameron Livdahl School: Montana State University Year in School: Graduate Student   Describe your studio culture: In order to have good work, you need to have a solid group of creative people around you.  You need to be able to eat together and drink together, and laugh at each other, but you also need to recognize… Read more »

 


In Studio Blog: Judson University

Name: Kristi McClure School: Judson University Degree Program:  Undergraduate, Bachelor of Arts in Architecture Year in School: Senior         Describe your studio culture: My studio is like my second family; they are supportive and always make the sleepless nights a little more bearable.   Give one tip that has helped you succeed… Read more »

 


In Studio Blog: Lawrence Technological University

Courtney Sturgis Lawrence Tech University Degree Program: Architecture Year in School: Fourth     Describe your studio culture: We have an environment that allows the creative flow but is critical when necessary. Camaraderie and collaboration is widely encouraged. Give one tip that has helped you succeed in studio: Work in studio with your studio mates! What… Read more »