ARTS, FASHION & DESIGN
Qualification / Course Information
8 – 9 hours, over 3 weeks (refer to Course Overview for dates)
Certificate of Participation
On completion of this course, you will be able to recognise alternate pathways that compliment a career in architecture and be able to create a vision map to pursue these future careers.
Self-directed & Online Engagement
This 8 – 9 hours short learning programme is designed to help young aspiring and practicing architectural professionals and designers explore their potential. Participants go down a reflective path to discover the role of the architect and their own purpose by reflecting on their existing knowledge, skills, and passions and to consider additional but complementary career pathways. Participants are guided to create their own vision maps.
The course encourages participants to explore creative and productive ways to combine their interests and passions into their professional work and take these ideas forwards with renewed motivation and enthusiasm.
This course will run monthly from the start of June until the end of November. Monthly intakes will occur before or during the first week of every month. Should your application be received after that, you will be enrolled for the next month or later, according to your selection. The short learning programme should be completed by the end of the month that you enrolled in.
Topic 1: THE ROLE OF THE ARCHITECT
Introduction to the role of the architect
What does an architect do?
How does architecture impact people?
What motivates an architect?
What makes an architect run out of steam?
How do we do architecture?
How to [start] map[ping] your architectural journey
Topic 2: EXPLORING YOUR PURPOSE
Introduction to exploring your purpose
What defines you?
Learning from Zana’s story
More role models
Topic 3: FORMULATING A PERSONAL VISION
Introduction to formulating a personal vision
How to develop your intuition and intention
How to create your vision map
How to build onto your vision map
How to bring your vision map to life
Reaching your destination