Arch Stories – How I got licensed

Earlier this summer I worked with Katherine Williams from Arch Stories to add my two-year journey of testing and passing the Architecture Registration Exams (ARE) to her website. Katherine maintains a rich collection of licensing stories from minority architects dating back to the 1980s. The stories are wide-ranging, some focusing on strategies for the exam, while others include tips on juggling life with test-taking demands and interesting historical anecdotes. Taking the exams can be daunting and is an often procrastinated task, so having a resource of test-taking stories can be motivating. Architects are licensed to protect the health, safety & Read More

Archispolly – ArchiDads podcast

A couple months into the coronavirus pandemic Melissa Daniel from Archispolly invited a good friend, Nicholas Hill, and I to discuss work life balance as dads. We’re both Architects so the episode is aptly titled ArchiDads. If you’ve ever wondered what architects do and how we balance demanding work schedules with family life, plus a pandemic thrown on top of that be sure to check out the ArchiDads episode. Melissa describes Archispolly as “a podcast where black and brown folks have a conversation about Architecture”. Only 2% of all licensed architects in the United States are Black although Black Americans Read More