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3 Staffing Models for Architecture Firms
Learn how to apply these 3 staffing models based on your business models in your architecture firms—Efficiency, Experience and Expertise.
How To Run An Operationally Efficient Organization
H+O Structural Engineering Co-Founder and Principal Rens F. Hayes IV joined us for a conversation about creating opportunities within a design organization.
How Studio McGee Scaled Their Design Business
We look at how Studio McGee has grown to be one of the most successful interior design firms through its marketing strategies and product expansion.
12 Recession-Proof Secrets from A/E Industry Leaders
Economic downturns are inevitable. How can architecture and engineering firms ensure they remain resilient during challenging times? Let's explore.
What is Profit Planning?
This short guide will help you understand what profit planning is and why it is important for your architecture firm.
How to Read a Profit & Loss Statement
The Profit & Loss statement is one of the fundamental financial forms of all businesses including architecture firms. This report takes a snapshot of the financial information for a set period of time, typically on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis. It is important for all firm owners and those considering starting their own firm to understand what this report is and how to read one.
3 Types of Architecture Invoice Structure
In this article, we’ll show you the 3 best architecture invoice structures to avoid late payment and disagreement with your clients.
Top 10 Project Management Software for Architects
A list of the top project management software for architects to help you stay organized and keep track of your budget and time.
Client Onboarding: The Complete Guide For Architects
A complete guide on client onboarding for architecture and design firms. We’ll cover 7 steps to create the best client experience at the beginning of your project.
The Ultimate Guide to Blogging for Architects
Read this thorough overview by guest writer, Bryon McCartney on blogging for architects and learn the basics.
10 Marketing Concepts for Architecture Firms
In service of introducing new ideas into the field of architecture, we've compiled a list of 10 important marketing concepts to think through with your team and reorient your marketing initiatives from being passive to active. We've even included some bonuses!
Architectural Paper Sizes
Architects encounter paper sizes in practice, while presenting to clients, submitting documents to government agencies, and producing construction documentation. There are three main paper standards that you should be familiar with: ANSI, ARCH series, and ISO 216 A series.
CAD Scale Factor
Scaling drawings is a critical step in producing presentable documents for clients, builders, and our peers; despite being a small task, scaling drawings can take on a disproportionate amount of mental legwork for many designers.
Guide to Construction Documents
Construction documents serve as a contract between the Architect, the Contractor, and the Owner. In construction documents, all the building practices coordinate to turn the big design ideas presented to the Owner into something buildable and safe to inhabit.
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