January 17, 2020

5 Ways Interior Designers Can Target Their Ideal Clients

I often speak with designers who say that they don’t like marketing. However, when I ask a designer who their target market is, the reply is “everyone”. You can do better than that! If you’re in business, you should have a specific target market. You simply can’t create a strategic business plan without it. When I […]

Top 3 Qualities of Interior Designers

Education and Training Some states require interior designers to hold a professional license from the National Council for Interior Design Qualification. To sit for the licensing exam, an aspiring interior designer must have at least two years of college education in interior design and four years of professional work experience. Alternatively, an individual can possess […]

Scope for Architectural Engineering

This is a discussion that I have had several times with relatives, friends and other engineers as a graduate of the Architectural Engineering program at Oklahoma State University, and in my role as a committee member and past board member of the Architectural Engineering Institute of ASCE. An architectural engineer is not an engineer who […]

What are the steps to become a licensed architect?

It’s a 3 part process which consist of: Education – Earning an accredited architecture degree. (5-7 years) Experience – Documenting on the job experience, under the supervision of a licensed architect. (5,600 Hours) Exam – Passing a 7 part licensing exam, each test completed on various aspects of the profession. This process is lengthy and is no easy […]

What is Construction Engineering Management?

Construction engineering management, or CEM, involves the application of technical and scientific knowledge to infrastructure construction projects. While engineering focuses on design and construction management is concerned with overseeing the actual construction, CEM often represents a blend of both disciplines, bridging design and management or project execution. Construction engineering managers may have an educational background […]

Qualities of Dedicated Construction Engineer

 Creative Mind To develop and implement new projects, the ability to ‘think outside of the box’ and be creative is an essential skill. You are expected to devise innovative solutions and follow them through.  Being Able to Negotiate You won’t necessarily acquire negotiation skills at university, but they are important if you want to be a successful civil engineer. […]

All You Need to Know about Construction Engineering

Civil engineering is one of the most interesting and well-paid career paths a young person can choose and is a highly sought after profession. It’s also one of the most important, too; after all, without civil engineers we wouldn’t have roads, dams, buildings, and bridges. As a result, civil engineering is one of the most popular disciplines for engineering students. If you […]