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Self employed architects typically organize and maintain their own professional practice in architectural design. Firm principals are typically sole practitioners, or run small offices of less than 10 people sometimes in partnership with other principals. Architects may choose to specialize in a specific market segment, or they may promote a specific skill set within a particular area of architecture. Firm principals are responsible for signing and stamping construction documentation sets, and must be licensed in the state in which a project is being built.
Project architects are the team design leaders in medium to large architectural design firms. Working with other members of the architectural staff in a firm, you’ll coordinate and lead design decisions on projects. Depending upon the scope and complexity of a project, there may be a lead project architect, technical project architects, interior design architects, and other specialists. Project architects usually hold an architectural license in one or more states.
As an Architect you can be part of an urban or master planning design team that is responsible for environmental design decisions at the scale of a neighborhood, district, city, or region. Architects are necessary within larger planning groups to contribute their specific knowledge of building morphology to the contributions and effects of the built environment upon larger scale planning activities. Architects may hold dual degrees in architecture and planning, or they can be part of a planning group within the public or private sector.
Specialize in sustainability-driven design projects such as net zero energy design, active and passive energy systems, experts in materials, assembly, life-cycle costing, developing world economics and growth, or sustainable healthcare specialists. Work within a design project team or become an independent consulting practice serving a wide range of private and institutional clients.
As a graduate from an architectural school, you will have a broad range of design skills that may be used in a wide range of design activities outside of architectural practice, ranging from building envelope design, historical preservation, industrial design, furniture design, color, branding, business and product consulting, among other possibilities. These design consultants may work within a larger non-architectural design organization, or they may act as specialized consultants for design firms.
Architecture : One Point Perspective
posted on 07/11/14
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Eric Lum, AIA, Ph.D., LEED BD+C
Online Director School of Architecture
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