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In this article, originally published as “¿Qué es un portafolio de proyectos y cómo se hace?” (What is a portfolio and how do you make one?) from blog Enlace Arquitectura, the author shares a series of suggestions and steps on making a suitable and convenient portfolio for when you’re job hunting. The basis of these recommendations is to correctly understand what a portfolio is and what it should contain. It also details how to maximize creativity in the representation and execution of architectural projects when included in a portfolio.

Entering the workforce is a big challenge for young architects, there’s a lot of competition and you must be able to demonstrate and defend your abilities as a professional. A basic aspect to get you started in the field or if you are looking for a job is to always have a portfolio of previous work. Many employers and professional firms will request one along with a presentable resume. (Read more via