Dear architect, would you like more of the ‘right’ kind of clients? Well, if you are hoping the web will help you with this goal, let me give you a tip: your website sucks. I know, it isn’t a very polite thing to say. But I’m helping architects here, not trying to be the best-liked […]
Your website has great potential as a selling tool for your architecture firm. But is ...
Today we dive into direct advertising methods and client retention with UK architect James Butterworth ...
In this episode international business consultant Mariana Idiarte is back for round 2. She tell us about what she learned negotiating architectural contracts for small and large firm.
Your website has great potential as a selling tool for your architecture firm. But is it performing like it could? Maybe you’ve thought of your website as an online portfolio, or a place where clients and consultants can look up your phone number and email address. It can do that, but with the latest internet tools, much more is possible.
In today’s episode, we continue our interview with the principles of Modative – a successful Los Angeles design-build architecture firm that was founded in 2006 and has grown over the past few years. Today we discuss their goals and the principles behind their firm’s success.
In today’s interview we take a look at a successful Los Angeles design-build architecture firm. Founded in 2006, this firm has grown leaps and bounds in the past few years. The firm melds a focus on design with an all-inclusive delivery model that includes construction services. Today we sit down with the firm’s principles to discover the lessons they’ve learned about running a successful architectural practice over the past 7 years.
What is a typical day in the life of an architect like? We decided to tackle that question in honor of Architecture Week 2014, and this is the result: a crowd sourced video featuring over 50 architects and intern architects from 12 nations around the world! As you can see, the sun never sets on […]
Discover the one simple change you can make to boost your architecture firm’s profits. In today’s episode, we discuss the tips for successful architecture firm management, including accountability, employee retention, and how to calculate an hourly billing rate. Steve L. Wintner AIA Emeritus is the founder and principal of Management Consulting Services, a professional consulting firm, located in the Austin, TX area and focused on enhancing the productivity and profitability of professional design firms. He is the co-author of the book Financial Management for Design Professionals: The Path to Profitability.
Do you run a GREAT firm? Today I talk with Steve Wintner, AIA Emertius about running a great architecture practice. Steve L. Wintner AIA Emeritus is the founder and principal of Management Consulting Services, a professional consulting firm, located in the Austin, TX area and focused on enhancing the productivity and profitability of professional design firms. He is the co-author of the book Financial Management for Design Professionals: The Path to Profitability.
Are you being compensated fairly for the enormous value you bring to the table as an architect? Discover how you can communicate your value effectively in this interview.
Have you ever made a growth plan for your architecture firm, or has it just grown organically? In this interview with Bob Fisher, Principal of the Greenway Group, we discuss the basics of planning for growth including doing market research, competitive analysis, and specialization.
In 2009 Cavin Costello packed his bags in Connecticut after graduating with a degree in architecture in the midst of the great recession. From the start, he recognized and acted on the importance of taking calculated business risks and investing in the business. In this episode, Cavin talks about the two tools he uses to find work at his young firm: his website, and the news media.