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 […]
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Architect and author Rena M. Klein literally wrote the book on small firm management. Listen in as we discuss how to get extraordinary results (and avoid the common mistakes) of small architecture firm management.
Last year I stumbled on a secret that changed my life forever: how to set up a system for marketing architectural services that practically guarantees an influx of good projects and good clients. I know this is a bold statement, but let me tell you how this came to be. Nine years ago I was […]
In today’s episode we talk with Rena M. Klein, business planning and management consultant about strategies and best practices when competing in the architectural playing field.
In today’s episode we’re back with Thomas R. Fisher as he encourages architects to expand their horizons, think outside the box, and figure out ways to bring the power of design to the 95%. He also shares with us the University of Minnesota College of Design’s pioneering works that aims to redefine and redesign the […]
In today’s episode we sit down with Tom Fisher, as he makes a case as to why firms are unable to charge higher architect fees, why architecture firms should raise their fees, and how to go about making a compelling case of showing the value of your work to your clients.
Stuart Magruder, principal and owner of Studio Nova A Architects, Inc. talks about starting a design oriented architecture firm. He also shares the ‘secret’ that the world’s most prominent and successful architects use to produce creative, design-oriented projects. + Click here for additional listening and subscription options [iTunes] [RSS] [Download] This interview is on iTunes. […]
What are the ethical and moral obligations of architects as stewards of the built environment? Stuart Magruder is the principal and owner of Studio Nova A Architects, Inc. In this episode we talk about why he was not re-appointed to the Bond Oversight Committee of the Los Angeles Unified School District. We also discuss architects’ […]
Today we discuss architecture firm management for maximum profit. Herbert M. Cannon is one of the nations leading experts in the management of A/E firms. With over 25 years of “hands on” experience in the A/E Industry, Herb has held top management positions in a number of high profile firms.
Editors Note: This post is part of a series in conjunction with other architectural bloggers, spearheaded by @bobborson over at LifeofAnArchitect.com. Each of us, on our blogs respectively, are answering the same questions. I’d like to hear your answers – leave yours in the comments below. This post is a little peek behind the ‘architectural […]
Herbert M. Cannon is one of the nations leading experts in the management of A/E firms. With over 25 years of “hands on” experience in the A/E Industry, Herb has held top management positions in a number of high profile firms.