Careers in architecture
From Aphiwat (Don) Pengpala's 'Water you know?', a 2015 finalist in the NZIA Cadimage Group Student Design Awards.
Image by Don Pengpala
A career in architecture provides the opportunity to shape the built environment for generations to come. Do you have what it takes?
This information has been prepared to give you some practical information about what architecture involves, what qualities you need to become an architect and the variety of career opportunities available after the completion of an architecture degree.
Arnika Blount is a recent graduate who is now working at one of New Zealand’s biggest architecture practices. She provides some insights into choosing a university and things to think about if you’re interested in architecture as a career.
Tom Dobinson recently completed his tertiary-level architectural studies at Victoria University. In this short interview he explains his journey into architecture and what he plans to do with his degree in the future.