Architecture Portfolio for University Applications
An architecture portfolio for university applications gives you the opportunity to showcase your unique identity and creative skills to the admissions officers or interviewers at your chosen universities.
You will have to produce many architecture portfolios at different stages in your architecture career. Therefore, it is quite common to be asked to come up with one when applying to study architecture at university.
Architecture application portfolios can come in various shapes, sizes, and formats. What you end up producing will be heavily impacted by the universities you apply to and their portfolio requirements.
Some universities may give you a definitive list on what to include whilst others may ask you to produce something entirely on your own.
It can seem like a mammoth task creating a portfolio from scratch if you have no prior experience. So, in this post we provide some helpful ideas and guidelines to get you started with making an impressive architecture portfolio!
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We have put together a Pinterest board with ideas on the sort of work you can include in your architecture portfolio for university applications:
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To help you out, we have also found a few video examples of successful architecture application portfolios:
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We hope this post helps you produce a super impressive architecture portfolio for your university applications. All the best!
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Written by Emma Walshaw, Architectural Technologist and founder of First In Architecture and Detail Library. Emma has written a number of books about construction and architectural detailing.