Category Archives: Architectural Drafting & Design

MSB Partners with High School for Drafting and Design Workshop

Minnesota School of Business-Plymouth (MSB) hosted their first ever Drafting and Design Workshop. A total of 29 high school students from Armstrong and Glencoe-Silver High school participated in this event. Recently, High School Representative Libby Fishbein noticed many students seemed interested in the Drafting and Design program, a program that MSB-Plymouth doesn’t offer, but its
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ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS VOLUNTEER WITH HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Friday made for warm weather, full sun and a successful day at a construction site.  The NTI – School of Technology/Globe University Architectural Drafting students volunteered at a Habitat for Humanity site, experiencing the reward of service learning and expanding their knowledge of construction materials and processes. The work accomplished included sheathing an exterior gable
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NEW ARCHITECTURE STUDENT CHAPTER ON THE WOODBURY CAMPUS

This past week I had the opportunity to speak with Steve Mickley, Executive Director of the American Institute of Building Designers (AIBD).  The AIBD is an organization in which I’m proud to be an Educator Member.  On the conference call was Ron Ressler with Ressler Designs and David Pillsbury with Keesee & Associates. The purpose of our conference
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Training for the Future of Architectural Design: Building Information Modeling

I love the magazine Architect.  You can read each month about people in the architectural industry that inspire and the many types of highlighted projects from around the world. The best part for me is reading about the newest technology trends.   I ♥ Technology. One recent interesting article I read was an interview with the
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Architecture at the 2012 London Olympics

Every night this week my family has been enthralled with all things Olympic.  My children are watching, tumbling, swimming and playing volleyball.  Suddenly we are all experts; comparing archery stances, road race strategies for cycling and of course, who is a better swimmer, Ryan or Michael. I enjoy watching the Olympics for a number of
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Using AutoCAD for Drawing Patterns for Stained Glass

People enjoy their  hobbies or wish they had one.  With my Associates Degree in Architectural Drafting and Design I have always been fascinated in cathedrals and large cathedral stained glass windows.  The greatest example being the Rose Window which I was blessed to stand in light of as the magical multicolored sunlight stream though this massive
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Architecture and Environmental Literature

Windbell from the Studio and Workshop of Paolo Soleri Concern for our planet with regards to our increase in population coupled with declining natural resources is on the rise. Architecture once again has taken the forefront in rethinking urban and architectural design with sustainability in mind. The Architectural Drafting and Design program at Globe University
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