Most architects pride themselves on their adaptability, which allows them to tailor their style to fit each house and client.
But some have an overriding design sensibility that they bring to every project. For example, an architect might specialize in sleek modernism, a beach cottage feel, or reinterpretations of historic houses.
By talking about the architect’s signature style up front, you can decide whether it’s the right fit for you.
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What are the biggest challenges and attractions of this job?
Who will design my project?
What project management services do you provide?
How do you charge?
Can you provide three-dimensional drawings?
Will you recommend two or three general contractors?
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