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  • The Home and Garden Show

    Stop by our booth at the Home and Garden Show from February 27th through March 3rd!  Meet faculty and students from the program and learn more about the range of possibilities in at DCTC architectural technology degree.  For

    February 12, 2013 • News • Views: 1217

  • REVIT – STUDENT WORK

    After three short weeks, the Architectural Technology students have made extraordinary progress in Revit.  Revit is quickly becoming the industry standard for how buildings are designed and documented.  It is the most advanced

    February 4, 2013 • BIM, News • Views: 1577

  • INDEED!

    A colleague of mine in the building world once told me that the best economic indicator of the building industry is the amount of jobs available in the architecture profession.  if he’s right, then the near future is

    January 31, 2013 • News, The Profession • Views: 2519

  • The Expanding Job Bank

    Two years ago, the AIA Minnesota Job Bank was virtually empty.  Today, new jobs are being posted daily.  Keep up with the growing profession at AIA Minnesota.  And check out the live job bank here:

    November 21, 2012 • News, The Profession • Views: 1042

  • ARCHITECTURE BILLING INDEX HIGHEST IN OVER 2 YEARS

    Each quarter, the American Institute of Architects published the ABI or Architectural Billing Index which tracks the amount of work that architects around the country are billing out.  Historically, the ABI has served as a great

    November 14, 2012 • News, The Profession • Views: 881

  • RAPID PROTOTYPING

      One of the many technological revolutions in architecture today is the capacity for rapid prototyping through a seamless integration of design software and manufacturing.  In year two, we explore the capabilities and

    November 13, 2012 • News, Parametric Modeling, Rapid Prototyping • Views: 1091

  • EXPERIENCE THE POWER OF VRAY

    In the second year of your architectural technology experience at DCTC, you will unleash the power of Vray, an incredibly realistic rendering engine.  Architectural visualization, or archviz, is a rapidly emerging industry. 

    November 12, 2012 • Archviz, News • Views: 916