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Architects Make Communities Better and Safer After a Disaster

The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina called for a serious reevaluation of what makes housing safe, affordable and something that lets the community live the way that they want to. City planners, volunteers, architects and nonprofits worked to balance safety with retaining the character of the city. In the wake of two serious hurricanes in 2017, […]

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Can I Work as a Licensed Architect with a Criminal Record?

There are times in each of our lives where we must make decisions that don’t necessarily lead us where we want to go. Some of these situations may lead us to precarious legal situations where we are not necessarily on the right side of the law. If you have your sights set on becoming an […]

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6 FAQs About Florida Architect Continuing Education

When are continuing education courses for Florida architects due? How many LUs are required? Where can I find AIA approved continuing education providers? Even if you’re a seasoned architect working in Florida, you probably have to remind yourself about deadlines and course requirements. Here’s what you need to know. #1: What are my Continuing Education […]

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Expert Interview Series: Architect and Yacht Designer Svetlana Mojic Dzakula on Advanced Training for Architects

Svetlana Mojić Džakula is an award-winning architect and yacht designer with Salt & Water, which  in residential and commercial architecture, interior design, as well as yacht design and aircraft interiors. Their mission is to improve people’s lives by developing high-end spaces and premium products, focusing on developing solutions to advance the client’s well-being, we focus […]

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How 2 Florida Architect Continuing Education Courses Apply in the Real World

As long as you hold a license to practice, architect continuing education will be part of the job. But how do required courses for Florida architects apply to everyday practice? Here are two courses offered by PDH Academy that you’ll use throughout your career and why they’re so important. New Construction is on an Upswing […]

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Here’s What Florida Architects Can Expect From the Florida Advanced Building Code Course

The 2014 Florida Building Code (5th Edition) features some important changes over the previous edition from 2010. Our PDH Academy course covers many of significant changes in accordance with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Advanced Florida Building Code Module. For architects practicing in Florida, this continuing education course is approved by the […]

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Florida Architect Continuing Education Digs Into Green Building Guidelines

The current political climate and threats to green initiatives notwithstanding, architects are still charged with making the best choices for clients and for the future of the planet. Green building isn’t just about adhering to regulations. It’s more about minimizing the negative effects of construction and, hopefully, leaving the Earth in better condition going forward. […]

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Getting Your Florida Architect License? Here’s What You Need to Know

People with the right education, internships and other relevant credentials have a few different paths to licensure. The process that you’ll take depends on your situation. There’s an application for first time architects, people coming from out of state and those with education and credentials but no license. There’s also a path for reinstatement of […]

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Florida Architect Continuing Education: Digging Into Architectural Concrete

Architectural concrete can be almost anything. It’s science. It’s art. It’s capable of nearly any vision that the architectural, engineering and design teams can imagine. And as one of the most versatile materials available to architects, it’s used in large and small private and public projects throughout the sunshine state. PDH Academy offers Architectural Concrete […]

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3 New Technologies and Products that Architects Love

Four-dimensional printed metal fabric from NASA? Self-charging batteries? Lighting that you can wrap around a pencil as easily as you can wrap it around a room? The industry is awash in new technology and products that architects love. Some make life easier. Some make working a much more creative endeavor. All three of these tech […]

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