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20 Questions to Ask an Architect

  1. Is the architect familiar with the local building codes?
  2. Does your firm have the capacity to complete my project?
  3. What are the steps in the design process?
  4. Is the architect excited to design my project?
  5. Can the architect assist in finding funding for my project?
  6. How often will the architect be on site during construction?
  7. Who will be designing my project?
  8. How much experience does the architect have?
  9. How will the architect charge for  their services?
  10. Has the architect completed similar projects in the past?
  11. How will the architect show me what my project will look like?
  12. Will I have to be involved in dealing with the contractor during construction?
  13. Will the architect make decisions for me or will I get to assist?
  14. How will the architect communicate during my project?
  15. How familiar is the architect with State, Federal and Local funding agencies?
  16. How will the architect know what I want for my project?
  17. Once the project is designed, will the architect stay in contact?
  18. Will the architect coordinate the engineering elements of my project?
  19. Will the architect tell me how much my project will cost?
  20. Can the architect provide me with a list of previous clients?


20 questions

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