Building architects

Role Responsibilities

  • Developing new or improved architectural theories and methods
  • Inspecting sites and consulting clients, management and other stakeholders to determine type, style and size of proposed buildings and alterations to existing buildings
  • Providing information regarding designs, materials and estimated building times
  • Preparing project documentation, including sketches and scale drawings, and integrating structural, mechanical and aesthetic elements in final designs
  • Writing specifications and contract documents for use by builders and calling tenders on behalf of clients
  • Making necessary contacts to ensure feasibility of projects regarding style, cost, timing, and compliance with regulations
  • Identifying and finding best solutions for problems regarding function and quality of interior environments of buildings and making necessary designs, drawings and plans
  • Monitoring construction or rehabilitation work to ensure compliance with specifications and quality standards
  • Maintaining technical liaison and consultancy with other relevant specialists

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    Skill level

    Highly skilled