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What it Takes to be an Architect?

What it Takes to be an Architect?

Architecture is one of the broadest and unique professions. It is considered as the Mother of art and science, and it even dictates the history of human. It serves as an icon for a nation…

Salary for a Architect

Salary for a Architect

Though most architecture firms have achieved positive results from the steady upturn throughout the economy in the last couple of years, architect salaries remain low. Based on U.S. Census Bureau, architecture firms have observed a 11 percent rise in…

Starting Salary for Architecture

Starting Salary for Architecture

This post is tip number two of seven in Tip 02: DIY (Do It Yourself) 1. Filing a Corporation Lawyers are expensive. And, unfortunately, many people feel they must hire one in order to start a business. This is simply not true. Setting up a business structure…

Job market for architects

Job market for architects

Many architects bravely started their own firms amid the turmoil or moved to other countries, like China, where a construction boom was underway. For a generation of architects, the scope and seeming swiftness of the 2008 recession created a permanent…

Construction of Houses in Calgary

Construction of Houses in Calgary

The first signs of an economic slowdown in Alberta are beginning to appear. Plunging oil prices have made it almost too difficult to predict what will happen in the Calgary housing market, according to a new real estate forecast. “Continued uncertainty…

Construction of Houses in Edmonton

Construction of Houses in Edmonton

2015 Design Trends in Edmonton New Home Construction After years of increase, new home construction has generally slowed throughout Canada. The Financial Post estimates that home building will slow in 2015 by about 30%. However, while other Canadian cities’…

What do you need to be an Architect?

What do you need to be an Architect?

This is a guest post by Amisha Desai, architect and founder of the social start-up The Green Elephant If someone asked me a few years ago whether as an Architect I ever considered having a business or marketing plan in place, I would be very tempted to…

What education is needed to become an Architecture?

What education is needed to become an Architecture?

Just like everything else, there is no clear answer to that question. “It depends.” To keep this from becoming a fifteen thousand page document, I will attempt to describe what it takes to become an architect. I should clarify that this post will focus…

All about architects

All about architects

Project Manager: CPM (Australia), Robert Timms Architecture Practice Team: Phillip Lukin, Hamilton Wilson, Daniel Tsang, Sarah Mahon, Maddie Zahos, Shaun Purcell, Nick Lorenz, Sarah Russell Surveyor: Michael Jolly, Michael Jolly Surveys Town Planning:…

What does it take to be a Architect?

What does it take to be a Architect?

A few years ago I started a series of posts that were directed towards people who had an interest in either becoming an architect or now that they had finished school … what happens next? The intent when I started this series was to create a depository…