YDIW_SERIES 2019 SESSION ROADMAP

LOCATION  SOM 5th Floor Training Room | 224 S Michigan Ave #1000, Chicago, IL 60604   01 PHOTOSHOP THURSDAY MARCH 7, 2019 | 6.00pm-7.30pm Using Raster Graphics Layer and Adjustment Masks Integrated Workflow w/ Illustrator Improve Plans and Renderings 02 RHINO+GRASSHOPPER THURSDAY APRIL 11, 2019 | 6.00pm-7.30pm Code using Grasshopper for Rhino Rapid Iteration and Form […]

Read more

You’re Doing It Wrong

ABOUT YOU’RE DOING IT WRONG is a tutorial series and webinar created by Paul Bamson helping designers at all skill levels work smarter by optimizing and integrating their software workflows. As co-chair of I-NOMA’s Professional Development Committee, Paul has been running monthly sessions that cover software programs that designers use daily including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, […]

Read more

Architecture and Design Portfolio Tips

*Updated 01|01|2021 to include example images from my portfolio as well as helpful tutorial links! Portfolios are vital for the proper transition from student to professional life. They are not only representations of your design skills, but they also show who you are as a creative/ critical thinker and convey what you bring to the […]

Read more

The Battle for National Heritage and Survival

This blog post was a term paper that I wrote in grad school at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Architecture and Design in my LAR 581 class taught by Dr. Avigail Sachs. December 2015   “Whenever a settled group of people recognize themselves as an entity, they like to have some explanation of […]

Read more

LANDSCAPE AS REVITALIZATION

This blog post was the last paper/ case study that I wrote in grad school at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Architecture and Design in my LAR 584 class taught by Dr. Avigail Sachs. May 2018 After 3 years in graduate school trying to define it for myself, I still often find that […]

Read more

Jane Amidon Talk Reflection 1|31|17

Jane Amidon, a professor of Landscape Architecture and Director of the Urban Landscape Program at Northwestern University School of Architecture, started by studying Environmental Studies and became deeply interested in the effect of land use policy design on the underlying systems of our landscape and environment. She stated that the “frame that we place on […]

Read more

Sasaki Talk Reflection 3|9|17

Sasaki is a Landscape Architecture practice that believes in the power of multidisciplinary collaboration, research integration, and planning. Founded by Hideo Sasaki in 1953, Sasaki aimed to integrate city/urban planning and landscape architecture to create projects of much larger impact as he believed that “we do nothing in isolation”. One of my favorite projects of […]

Read more