Architecture vs. Engineering: Solutions for Harmonious Collaboration
As an architect, you are likely to agree it’s essential that architects and engineers working on a building project can collaborate well as partners. But often engineering and architecture professionals have differing work styles and professional identities, not to mention mind-sets. Yet despite the differences in opinion, the reality is that architects and engineers have to communicate and collaborate effectively for a project to be completed on time and on budget. Innovations in design technology can help you see eye-to-eye with engineers or other project team members to help foster better collaboration at all stages of the design process.
4 Essential Conversations for Green Building Projects
You can anticipate where your clients’ expectations may not match what’s possible. You know what questions to ask and which topics to discuss to avoid surprises. Even so, green building projects offer unique challenges. Here are four conversations every architect must have with clients about green building projects.
Architects know there are only so many hours in the day to accomplish all that running an architecture practice requires. Good time management and a healthy work-life balance are necessary, but achieving them is another matter. So how can you strike the right balance between the business of running the firm and actually doing design work? Read on.
Running an architecture firm means focusing on managing the business while also fostering growth. You need to maximize the potential you already have and also recognize new opportunities to win work and expand your business. In this e-book, get actionable tips from architecture professionals to help your firm gain the edge it needs to realize growth.