Tag Archives: Revit

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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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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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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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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