Practice Operations9 Questions with Kim Yao of Architecture Research Office
An interview with Kim Yao, Architecture Research Office.
Product UpdatesTake Your Projects from Planned to Paid: Monograph Payments
Plan all your architecture projects and get paid all in one system. Take a look at the new updates we're introducing for online payments for architects.
Editorial2021 Best Practice Report: Architecture Statistics and Trends
Our annual Best Practice Report dives into architecture statistics and trends to offer valuable insights and tips on tackling both present and future challenges.
Digital TechnologyTop 26 Best Architecture Software: From Design to Operations
Wondering which architecture software you should invest in? This article includes the best architecture software for firms to manage their clients, run a profitable business, and deliver great design solutions.
Project ManagementClient 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.
EditorialMonograph Raises $20 Million to Build the Future of Practice Operations
Today, we're announcing new partners, and our $20 Million Series B.
Financial Health6 Steps to Calculate Hourly Billing Rate for Architects
Don’t know how to charge the right hourly billing rate as an architect? In this guide, we will show you the 6 steps to calculate hourly fee to be profitable.
Financial Health10 Key Financial Performance Indicators for Architecture Firms to Increase Profitability
Architecture firms have to maintain a healthy financial balance. Here are the 10 Key Financial Performance Indicators you should measure.
Growth MarketingLocal SEO for Architects: How to Get Found in Search
This is a guide on local SEO for architects. Learn how to rank higher on local search results and generate more client leads with these proven tips.
Practice OperationsHow BIG Architects Became a Big Deal
Deep dive into the unique architectural style, marketing strategies, and collaborative culture that transformed Bjarke Ingels Group from a small shop to one of the most sought-after design firms in the hi-rise, multi-family housing, and cultural building markets.
EditorialAnnouncing our Series A, new partners, and new domain!
Today, we're announcing a new domain, new partners, and our $7.4 Million Series A.
Practice Operations5 Practice Operations Processes That Shouldn’t Be In Spreadsheets
Here are 5 practice operations processes that shouldn’t be in spreadsheets for architecture firms and what you can use instead.
Practice OperationsHow 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.
Office ManagementSkills Needed To Start An Architecture Firm
Beyond design talent there are many necessary skills required for you to run a successful architecture firm. It is important for firm owners to be well versed in a range of skills and constantly work to improve upon the areas they may lack in experience.
Growth MarketingGuide to Marketing During a Recession
Recessions are scary for everyone – no doubt about it. This time could leave you and your employees wondering or even doubting how and if you will get through. Following our guide to marketing during a recession will help you not only get through lean times but come out better positioned to take advantage of the recovery.
Financial HealthHow 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.
Office ManagementTypes of Architecture Firms and Their Business Models
Designing how your architecture firm will practice is as important as delivering great work for your clients. In this guide to types of architecture firms, we'll consider what sort of business model you might pursue - whether it's based on efficiency, experience, or expertise - so you can better manage and market your services to the ideal clients.
Office ManagementGuide to Starting Your Own Architecture Firm
In order to start your own architecture firm, you will need to incorporate your business. This guide walks you through the various legal structures used by entrepreneurial architects and their tradeoffs including liability, taxation, and organization.
Growth MarketingGuide to Social Media
Social media enables anyone in the world to connect with you and your firm's values and work at a relatively low cost. Whether it's leveraged as a way to lift brand awareness or as part of a strategic business development funnel, all architecture firms and their marketing teams should spend time critically experimenting with these powerful channels.
Growth Marketing10 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!
Growth MarketingPowerful Ways Top Architecture Firms Leverage their Website
How firms like Snøhetta and Morphosis use their websites successfully
Financial HealthGuide to Financial Management for Architecture Firms
Part of being a successful architect – a big part – is financial management. Managing your firm’s finances means managing a delicate balance between your expenses and your revenue.