Professional Practice: A Guide to Turning Designs into Buildings

  • ISBN-13: 9780393731804
  • Author: Paul Segal
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publication date: 2006-03-17
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 144
  • $32.52

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What you need to know to protect your designs and get them built as you envision them; how to get and keep clients and become their trusted advisor and professional―every architect needs the answers in this concise, thorough, and readable guide.Who are the parties in architecture, engineering, and construction?How do you market architectural services (get the project)?What are the basic project delivery methods?What are the forms of owner/architect and owner/contractor agreements and what services do they cover?How should you charge for your services?How do you set up an office?What insurance, legal, and accounting issues must you consider?What is project management and who should do it?What are zoning and building codes about?

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