Genius Tips To Find A Good Architect For Your Project

Genius Tips To Find A Good Architect For Your Project


Updated on 2018-10-14

In Architecture


When someone dreams to build something for themselves, there are always bits and pieces that need to be put together to accomplish it. There are always fleeting thoughts about the dream homes, offices, workplaces, etc. So, to make them come true there has to be a dreamcatcher and a Dreamweaver.  And especially, when it comes to designing a building, the architect you choose for the project, must be one who weaves all your dreams into that building and makes it worth the time, energy and money spent on the project by you as the client.

To find a good architect for the dream that you wish to build, following are some tips to do that:

 

Look Online:

Today, everyone and everything is online. Almost all architecture firms/architects have an online portal whether a website, or a Facebook page or google reviews. Nothing is hidden. Check for these online portals and see the kind of works they pursue, and find a suitable architect or a firm, according to what you desire for your project. Contact the few you finalise.

 

Genius Tips To Find A Good Architect For Your Project

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Get A Referral:

Apart from searching online, there is always word of mouth information about the people that you know are somehow related to the field. Ask them, see the projects they have completed and decide if it is the right fit.

 

Communicate Properly:

When you finally meet the architects, communicate about your project properly. Let them know what you expect of them and in what period of time. Every architect or their firm, has a certain way of designing, try to understand that and if you don’t like it, then switch to another architect/firm.

Genius Tips To Find A Good Architect For Your Project

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Be Open To Options:

Firstly, as a client and as an employer you must be open to options and analyzing the designs. Yes, architects do understand that you have dreams about your project, but it is architect’s dream too, to design and they live and breathe for it. You must respect and value their design opinions and ponder upon it. And you can always ask for changes in the design, once both of you agree to most of the design aspects.

 

Genius Tips To Find A Good Architect For Your Project

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Give Them The Apt Time:

For you to have a good design for your project, you must give the architect/firm apt time. For architects, the biggest part is to conceptualize the design of the building and a lot of brainstorming goes into it. It always requires the most time. The more refined the concept will be, the easier it will be to execute it on the site.

 

Regular Meetings Or Updates:

Once you have finalized the architect/firm, communicated to them and handed them over your project, stay in regular touch about the progress of works, and meet-up or contact them in whichever way possible.

Genius Tips To Find A Good Architect For Your Project

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Provide Inputs:

The design is always better if the participation and inputs are from both the ends. Always try and understand the drawings, the thought behind the design and provide prompt inputs for the scope of improvement of the work and to make it faster and effective.

 


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