Intern Spotlight: Tyler Ford

Tyler Ford
HEAL Studio Intern
Education: Master of Architecture, University of Kansas (2020)

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What is your favorite thing about your job?
”Getting to work on a variety of different projects and the culture of the office.”

How did you choose your profession?
”I grew up working construction and originally wanted to do construction management, but after I was introduced to architecture, I loved designing and critically thinking so much that I stuck with architecture.”

Who inspires you?
”I would say my parents inspire me the most. I see how happy they are and how supportive they have always been of me and it pushes me to not only be successful, but to just be an all around good person.”

What are your hobbies outside of work?
”Outside of work I enjoy doing things that keep me creative. I like working out, cooking, drawing, and being outdoors.”

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
”The best advice I’ve ever received was from my grandpa. He told me that no matter what the situation to always count your blessings rather than your struggles.”

What’s your top bucket list item and have you completed it?
”To visit every national park in the US. Though I have visited many, I haven’t visited all of them yet.“

What’s the last thing that made you laugh out loud?
”Watching people dance at a wedding.”