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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