Tag Archives: AutoCAD

$1,000 Scholarship Opportunity for Architectural Drafting & Design Students

Globe University-Woodbury partners with the Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) Minnesota Council to award a $500 scholarship to students in the architectural drafting and design program. Globe University will then match that amount, awarding a student a total of $1,000 in scholarships toward the fall 2013 quarter. Students interested in the scholarship will be judged
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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: a Drafting Degree is Worth Much More!

When I tell people that we teach drafting and design at NTI School of Technology (Globe University), sometimes I get a blank look, then a question like “They still do that?”  or a comment like “My grandfather did drafting”.  The other day somebody asked me to define drafting and explain how it is still used
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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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Mr. Architecture or is it Mr. Geissinger?

In life you will have many influential individual who have a significant impact in your life. For me this individual is Mr. Glenn Geissinger.  Mr. G, as his students have always referred to him as, is a talented educator of all things architectural, dedicated husband, talented master gardeners assistant, caring father, devout Christian and compassionate counselor, is RETIRING
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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

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 is no different! Green building technology and LEED (Leadership
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TRUSS ME…WE ARE GOING TO LEARN A LOAD ON THIS FIELD TRIP

Field trips rock or in this case splinter! The Woodbury Architectural Drafting and Design students are exploring residential construction material and processes through an interactive web-based software, classroom lecture and a recent field trip. Villaume Industries is a Twin Cities leader for well over 100 years and has once again graciously opened their doors and allowed
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Vikings Stadium Architecture?

Architecture is always subject to personal opinion.  While some may say that the newly purposed Vikings Stadium is a monstrous addition to the downtown Minneapolis skyline, others may say it speaks clearly to the glory of modern architecture. Great pride in civic architecture also brings with it great pain-financial crisis.  Yes…financial crisis! Although it takes close to
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