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 […]
Clients are the life-blood of architecture firms. If new clients aren’t coming in the door, ...
Your website has great potential as a selling tool for your architecture firm. But is ...
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.
Dr. BJ Fogg is the founder and director of the Behavior Design Lab at Stanford. Fortune Magazine selected BJ as one of ten “New Gurus You Should Know.” An experimental psychologist, Fogg has created breakthrough methods for changing human behavior. At his guest home on the Russian River, he teaches small groups of industry innovators […]
In the second part of my interview with Ray Kogan, he reveals the big picture and then guides us down, step by step, towards achieving your firm’s vision.
Today we talk with architect, strategist, and author Ray Kogan about what goes in to developing an effective strategic plan, where firms fail in the planning process, and why it’s important to start thinking about your firm’s roadmap to success.
Today we talk with custom residential architect David Andreozzi about his business insights from starting and running a residential practice.
Make no mistake – architects are facing a silent war. After 8 years of study and professional training, an architect should be respected like a doctor and paid like a highly qualified professional. This is seldom the case. As an advocate for architects I have studied the reasons why this is so.
Is hiring an architect really necessary for residential projects? Some would prefer not to, others want to but think they can’t, and most think they don’t need to. So, how can we architects help in educating the public and change the public perception of the “starchitect” architect and teach them the importance of hiring an architect?