How do I start a Career in Architecture & Planning?

I think Architecture & Planning is a great Career option. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Architecture & Planning, while I want to first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Architecture & Planning. My research about a Career in Architecture & Planning became a lot more meaningful when I found: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180509-0004/Science/Architecture/Career-in-Architecture-&-Planning/hindi

Y S Pundir's professional point of view!

With 21 years & 11 months of professional experience, Y S Pundir understands Architecture & Planning. Y S Pundir has worked in Architecture & Planning as Architect Planner in SIIDCUL. In Y S Pundir's own words, this is how Y S Pundir got into Architecture & Planning: "I did B Arch from Shivaji University, Kohlapur. I did Post Graduation in Infrastructure Development & Management from NICMAR, Pune. I started my own venture in 1997 by the name Map Age. I shifted to SIIDCUL in 2005 and am an Architect Planner there. I am also a Fellow Member of Institution of Valuers." This link showed on the first page of search results for Y S Pundir: https://www.lifepage.in/page/yspundir

Career Video on Architecture & Planning

In a video, Y S Pundir has talked about various aspects of a Career in Architecture & Planning. Y S Pundir started by explaining Architecture & Planning as: "Planning is the design of cities, towns and neighborhoods. Planning may include developing architectural guidelines for planned neighborhoods, or building massing studies for large urban projects." It was an amazing video with great information.


I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Architecture & Planning and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Architecture & Planning. Y S Pundir touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Environmental & Tropical Research
  • Vaastu Shastra
  • Anthropometrics
  • Vernacular Architecture
  • Material
90% success in real life depends on Skills. It is crucial to understand these.
Y S Pundir then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Architecture & Planning:
  • Creativity
  • Sense of Aesthetics
  • Observation Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Patience
It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.
Y S Pundir believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Architecture & Planning:
  • Never Ending Scope
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Work Life Balance
  • Mother of All Arts
  • Monetary Potential
  • Creative Satisfaction
There are a few Challenges in this Career which one needs to be cognizant of.
And, Y S Pundir believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Architecture & Planning:
  • Client Handling
  • Meeting Client Expectations

In the final section of the video Y S Pundir talks about How a day goes in a Career in Architecture & Planning. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Architecture & Planning, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20180509-0004

Career Counseling 2.0

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Another very interesting website is created by the leading architecture, interior, landscape design consulting practice in Dehradun A K Associates: http://www.aka.net.in

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