Jessica DeVries

Assistant Editor

“Bikitecture”- How Architecture and Urban Planning Affects Bicycling

by Jessica DeVries

I’m discussing cycling because of my excitement about CicLAvia on April 10th.  A year ago in Amsterdam, I experienced a wonderful self-guided tour where I rented a bike and rode to all corners of the city.  Amsterdam... Read article

Catching Up to the Parametric Revolution: Generating Forms and Graphics in Architecture

by Jessica DeVries

Last time, I discussed how architectural processes are being redefined with new methods such as producing conceptual sketches in generative graphics programs.  This should not be a surprise to most designers, as writing ... Read article

Architecture Job Hunt: Useful Skills for 2011

by Jessica DeVries

Being in an architectural graduate school, surrounded by students and instructors using and developing the most up-to-date tools in design, gives me an inside look on what skills employers are seeking in new graduates.  ... Read article

Architects, Prepared for the Architecture Job Upsurge?

by Jessica DeVries

Many individuals looking for architecture jobs can start to breathe easier as the economic situation becomes more positive.  In the recent State of the Union address President Obama proposed the ‘Better Buildings’ Initia... Read article