A complete guide to compiling, preparing, and presenting an architectural portfolio. The portfolio is the single most important part of every architectural student's education. This book is a complete guide to preparing, compiling and presenting this crucial element of the architecture course. The experienced author team gives practical advice for the creation of the portfolio covering issues including size, storage, layout and order.

They go on to guide the student through the various forms a portfolio can take: the Electronic Portfolio, the Academy Portfolio and the Professional Portfolio suggesting different approaches and different media to use in order to create the strongest portfolio possible. The team also presents the best examples from international student portfolios to show the reader their recommendations in practice.