Teaching with Passion with Architect Lonna Babu


Have you ever had a teacher that sparks your passion? Have you ever thought about how much that could impact your career? Lonna is here to share why she is so passionate about teaching Architecture Students!

In this episode of The Young Architect Podcast, Lonna Babu shares her powerful story about how she decided to become an Architect at 12 years old and hasn’t looked back since. Lonna was able to take an Architecture Studio class in middle school which started her on her journey. Even through undergrad, graduate school and licensure, education remained a big part of Lonna’s passion.

Lonna shares how she felt after failing her first two ARE exams and how that prompted her to join The ARE Boot Camp. Tune in to hear how much that meant to her and how she chooses to give back to the architecture community by teaching. You’ll also hear her inspirational philosophy on how she teaches her students and why it’s so important to teach with kindness.

Lonna also shares the Ted Talk that changed her life! Check it out here. 

How to connect with Lonna Further:

Lonna on Linkedin

If you’d like to listen to more episodes about teaching and Architecture check these out:

Nonlinear Paths with Nora Hyasat 

Teaching and Learning with Elizabeth Lockwood

The Vital Importance of Collaboration with Jamie Crawley