Wojciech Odrobina Longford - Typical functions of an architect

The architects are involved from the early stages of a construction project, what is known as an architectural project, which can begin with the development of ideas together with the client, agreeing on budgets, evaluating the needs of personnel or suppliers until the impact of said Construction in the local environment.

The architects work alongside the contractors; they ensure that the work is carried out respecting the basic standards and norms, that it is sustainable, functional and aesthetically pleasing.

 

Typical functions or tasks of an architect include:

 

* discuss the objectives, requirements and budget of an architectural or construction project.
* consult other professionals about the design of an environment or space
* Prepare and submit reports on design features to the customer
* warn the client of the practicality of their project and other issues
* Assist in the selection of the place to build and study the environment
* use information technology in design and projects, especially programs used in architecture

 

* stay within the agreed budget and deadlines
* produce detailed works, drawings, sketches, plans and specifications
* specify the nature and quality of the materials to be used
* negotiate with contractors and other professionals
* prepare applications for planning and construction
* prepare documentation for contractors
* supervise and co-coordinate the work of contractors
* supervise and control the project from start to finish
* regularly visit the construction to monitor the progress making sure
* that the project goes ahead and stays within costs
* ensure that the environmental impact of the project is as small as possible

 

 

Wojciech Odrobina Longford - Typical functions of an architect

By Wojciech Odrobina Longford

Wojciech Odrobina Longford - Typical functions of an architect

The architects are involved from the early stages of a construction project, what is known as an architectural project, which can begin with the development of ideas together with the client, agreeing on budgets, evaluating the needs of personnel or suppliers until the impact of said Construction in the local environment.

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