Practice Management


Practice Management

  • AIAFeature: Long-Term Benefits

    Beyond the quick-fix of public-private partnerships.

  • AIACollaboration: Model Building

    Are justice facilities and public–private partnerships a natural fit?

  • How to Design a Custom Timber Structure on a Tight Budget

    Through creative detailing and design, Hennebery Eddy Architects crafted a facility for the Cascades Academy that complements its forested site.

  • Making the Case for Higher Fees

    Architects have been slow to champion the return on investment that their work can bring. But even a little data can convince clients that spending more can mean saving more.

  • What Buyers Want—and Don't Want—in a Green Home

    Learn how to avoid big mistakes when talking about the sustainable features of a home.

  • The Power of Focus in a Tough Market

    Chasing every project may seem wise in a tight economy. But smart firms specialize. ARCHITECT asked leading practitioners and management experts to share their perspectives.

  • Borrowed Time

    Firms sharing people? That's one way to recover from a recession.

  • The Return of Commercial Lending

    The market for commercial mortgage bonds was on fire until the recession hit. Now, after five long and lean years, the market is clawing its way back to pre-bubble levels, signaling that banks are loosening their lending standards. The upshot? More work for architects.

  • Cooper Union Board Votes on Future of Tuition and University

    The board of trustees will decide whether free tuition for undergraduates will continue at Cooper Union, as it has for more than 150 years.

  • A Better Value

    Two infamous Justice Department consent decrees, from 1971 and 1990, prohibit architects from setting fees. Afraid of straying into illegal territory, practitioners have largely avoided shop talk ever since. But now, a growing movement of architects is finding legal ground to reshape the...



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