If you plan to apply to the Art and Design High School: Architectural Design program you’ll need a competitive art portfolio. When Art and Design High School admissions look at your Art Portfolio, what they’re doing is looking for strong candidates for their program. They are looking at your artwork to understand your unique artistic abilities and talents. They are looking for potential, that means how your present skills will grow and develop over the four years you will be spending at their school.
There are many great B.Arch (bachelors in Architecture) programs, and you want to choose one that is focused both on the discipline of architecture, regarding its history, theory, and techniques, as well as on the profession of architecture itself, in terms of building technology, innovations in design and construction, and professional practice. If you've decided to apply to a competitive B.Arch Programs you will need a competitive Art Portfolio to apply.
Thomas's Portfolio got him into Cornell University AND Cooper Union! Because he committed to making a a cohesive series of artworks using conventional and unconventional material in innovative ways. This is important because your portfolio of artwork is evidence of your artistic skills and concepts. A good portfolio is an indication to schools admissions counselors [...]