Oct 03 2012
"Architects who embrace new models of doing business are doing better than those sitting and waiting for a client to make a phone call and get hired," says School of Architecture and Design Assistant Professor Tobias Holler in Long Island Business News (subscription required).
Holler notes that architecture students who work on design and construction are in a better position to understand their field. Holler led a team of NYIT students in a designing and construction a recycling center in Costa Rica. The project helped them develop entrepreneurial skills and a proactive mindset as they learned how to raise money, market themseelves, and use social media to promote their work.