Architecture involves the process of planning, designing and constructing buildings and other structures.
The three orders of architecture are Doric, Ionic and Corinthian. Architecture originated from Greece.
In architecture, the basic idea is the foundation of every design.
The idea is formulated into the concept, the concept is then expressed in a formal language, the form requires a specific material, then space is given shape. Afterwards, architecture is formed.
Read Also:Names Of Universities in Ghana
As an architect, there are some basic skills you will need to make your work less tedious. They include the following;
- Design skills and knowledge
- Knowledge of building and construction
- Thorough thinking and attentiveness
- Customer service skills
- Thinking and reasoning skills
- Ability to use your Initiative
Architecture is a professional course that has to do with drawing layouts, structures and maps of buildings.
It is the art and science of designing building and non-building structures.
Architecture is studied in both universities and polytechnics as a professional degree course which usually takes a range of four years.
To become an architect in Ghana, you need to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture.
This requires spending four years in an accredited tertiary institution that offers architecture as a degree programme.
In relation to this, let’s take a look at some tertiary institutions that offer architecture courses.
Read Also:Courses Offered At GIMPA
- Ghana Institute Of Architects (GIA)
- Accra Technical Training Center (ATTC)
- Accra Institute Of Technology
- Central University
- ArchiAfrika Architecture and Design Gallery