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, change the public perception progulmated by “starchitects” teach them the importance of hiring an architect?
In today's episode I speak with David Andreozzi, AIA. David is a custom residential architect based in Rhode Island who specializes in designing custom luxury homes on the East Coast.
He's also the current National Chair of the Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN) a knowledge community focused on supporting custom residential architects and educating the public on the importance and value of hiring an architect for their projects.
In This episode we learn:
- How the Custom Residential Architect's Network is helping residential architects (with the support of the AIA).
- “Starchitect” vs. architect.
- How to educate the public on the importance of hiring an architect.
- The role of the architect in protecting a client's nest egg.
- Defining good architectural design.
- Making custom residential architecture accessible.
- Everybody deserves a well-designed product.
- Mark your calendars for Septermber 18-20, 2014 for the Architecture of Influence Symposium at Charleston, South Carolina.
- Vist the CRAN website at AIA CRAN for news about upcoming symposiums, conferences, events, and projects.
- Preorder CRAN's first book Houses for All Regions: CRAN Residential Collection
- Subscribe to CRAN's newsletter The CRANicle and their YouTube channel CRAN TV
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