10 Reasons To Hire an Architect

Why should you hire an Architect?

1. Education / Training
An architect has the most appropriate training and experience to design, coordinate and manage your project. An architect’s education covers a variety of areas, ranging from design, construction materials and techniques, sociology, sustainability, zoning, etc. This diversity allows an architect to foresee many design options while at the same time analyzing a wide range of constraints and requirements.

2. Creativity
A talented architect can create projects that are not only functional but aesthetically pleasing as well. Architects are trained to use their imagination to create original solutions to a variety of challenges.

3. Conceptualization
An architect has the ability to take a client’s abstract ideas and put them into a form that one can visualize and discuss. The architect can then convey these ideas to a contractor so that he / she can then build it.

4. Cost Effectiveness
An architect helps save you time and money. A well designed building is more efficient and will typically have lower maintenance costs. This will also add to the value of your project. A skilled architect can help you to avoid trouble spots and advise you on ways to keep costs down.

5. Social Responsibility
A building designed by an architect will contribute to a better quality of life for it’s occupants and also for a better built environment.

6. Priority
An architect will prioritize your needs and requirements. An architect will act in your best interest at all times. He / she can look at the “big picture” and assist in determining your true needs and goals.

7. Environmental Awareness
A skilled architect will help you to achieve an environmentally sustainable or “green” building. Environmentally conscious design will not only cost less to operate, it helps to lessen one’s impact on the planet.

8. Communication
A skilled architect has the ability to communicate ideas effectively…to clients, engineers, planners, contractors, etc. By communicating effectively an architect can assist with any unforeseen situations and solve problems quickly and creatively.

9. Exclusivity
An architect will help you to explore all the possible options for your project. The final result will be a building that is specifically designed for your needs and tailored to the way you live.

10. Administration
An architect will help you avoid unpleasant surprises during construction and also make the project run more smoothly. We will work with your contractors and designers.

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One Response to “10 Reasons To Hire an Architect”

  1. Diane says:

    This is a very helpful and clear list. Thanks for the tips!

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