• Lesson 1.2 Careers in Civil Engineering and Architecture

    This lesson will provide foundation and perspective for students regarding careers in civil engineering and architecture as they venture through the remainder of the course. The primary duties and responsibilities of civil engineers (and related specialty disciplines) and architects are presented as well as the traditional educational and accreditation requirements that must be met in order to become a professional engineer or architect. Career connections and relationships between these two professions and other stakeholders roles involved in building design and development are also introduced.


    Video - Architecture as a Career

    Video - The Truth about Being an Architect

    Video - Career Choices - Civil Engineering

    Video - What do Civil Engineers Do?


    Design Charette

    Video - Ontario Place Design Charrette (6min)

    Civil Engineers read Architect Drawings