How to Work with an Architect

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Gibbs Smith, 2006 - Architecture - 109 pages
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This book offers advice on working with an architect to rebuild or remodelour home. It features prominent architects and their philosophies andidebars including planning checklists and a directory of architects. Anyoneho has endeavored to remodel or build a home from the ground up knows thathe process can be trying at best, infuriating at worst. That process can beade infinitely more enjoyable when you have the benefit of a professionalrchitect's expertise at the ready. In "How to Work with an Architect", notedrchitect and Taliesin Fellow Gerald Lee Morosco, AIA, reveals the essentialriteria for a successful architect/client relationship, explaining not onlyhat the benefits of working with an architect are, but also showing how anrchitect adds immeasurable value to a project. "How to Work with anrchitect" offers a brief history of the profession, with features onrominent architects and their philosophies. In addition, there are sidebarseaturing the American Institute of Architects, NCARB, state licensing boards, directory of Taliesin fellows, a step-by-step planning checklist, and much

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Lamenting that the book he would give his clients-John Milnes Baker├ƒ┬»├‚┬┐├‚┬ŻsHow To Build a House with an Architect -is out of print, Morosco, founder of a preservation-based architectural firm in ... Read full review

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Gerald Lee Morosco, AIA, (Pennsylvania) is an architect, writer and lecturer who has lived and worked in the Taliesin Fellowship established by Frank Lloyd Wright. His projects have been featured in Metropolitan Home and Inspired House as well as on Home & Garden Television.

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