What is an Architect?

Architects are persons responsible for creation of plans and designs for new construction projects or alterations for existing structures. They apply construction knowledge learned over many years of study to design structures that are safe, practical, efficient and visually elegant.

Architect Duties

  • Assessing requirements and feasibility for a project, as well as resources needed for completion
  • Control projects from beginning to end and ensure safe, high quality design
  • Prepare detailed drawings and blueprints of existing or new structures and make improvements as necessary based on client’s needs
  • Present ideas and project specifications to clients
  • Work closely with contractors and coordinate their efforts
  • Perform on-site visits to ensure accurate and high-quality progress
  • Effectively solve problems that might occur during construction

Common Skills and Requirements

Soft Skills:

Communication, Leadership, Creativity, Teamwork, Dedication

Technical Skills:

AutoCAD, Archicad, Sketchup, Revit, Dynamo, Navisworks, Photoshop

Average Architect Salary

€40,000 – €60,000 per year

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