- Almeida Fernandes
why hire an architect?
In building projects done from scratch, for example, the architect's work can start with the evaluation of the land, go through the entire executive phase and end with the specification of the construction details - lighting, floors, coatings.
The distance between the dream of having a house tailored to our desires, and the reality of realizing the architectural project and construction is still wide. Many people have doubts about the processes of building a house, and don't even know where to start. But this article helps and indicates that the first step in building a new home is choosing an architect. But how?
Doubts between the type of house, possible solutions within the space available, and many other issues ranging from the most practical to the most technical are very common, which is why it is so important to consult an architect before investing in a solution.
But why should someone hire an architect?
Everything that involves construction and remodeling projects should include professionals specialized in different areas. Among these professionals, the architect is one of the few who participate in all phases of the construction project and accompany the work from start to finish. Together with the engineer and building team, the architect's role is to create the project and ensure that all construction processes take place according to that same project.
All the knowledge acquired and obtained with years of experience in various projects, make the architect role very important. In projects done from scratch, for example, the architect's work can start with the evaluation of the land, go through the entire executive phase and end with the specification of the construction details - lighting, floors, coatings.
Here are the main reasons to hire an architect:
the architect is the professional certified and technically authorized to carry out an architectural project;
transforms dreams, desires and needs into concrete spatial solutions to build or remodel homes;
the training he undergoes teaches how to unite technique, creativity, aesthetics and functionality in a single environment;
the architect also works to balance the client's needs and wants and the budget available for construction, making his contract a good investment;
the architect is essential for calculating the required amount of materials and for drawing up budgets for the construction project;
building with an architecture professional brings more security and, at the same time, adds value to the property;
the architect has knowledge and contacts with various construction suppliers to provide technical assistance and purchase of construction materials;
monitoring the architect during the work allows the client to receive feedback and clear all their doubts about the project;
in addition to coordinating projects, the architect may also be responsible for hiring contractors and dealing with legal issues related to the work and the project.
Finding the right person to lead the entire process of building a new home can seem difficult if you've never hired a professional or had a bad experience. That's why it's important to make a careful analysis, to choose an architect qualified to help in the analysis of the land, in the execution of the architectural project, in the approval of the necessary licenses and in the management of the work.