Architects

Hiring An Architect

Hiring An Architect

If you are going to embark an a construction project you are probably going to be hiring an architect. There are many issues to consider and this may seem like a difficult task. Hiring an Architect is not the most common everyday thing you will...

The Fontan Architecture Blog

The Fontan Architecture Blog is written by Jorge Fontan AIA and the team at Fontan Architecture. This blog aims to educate people who are looking to do any form of construction or property development.   Architecture Blog Fontan Architecture¬† This is our 100th blog post and I thought I...

Architect Expert Witness

Being an Architect Expert Witness goes beyond just testifying in court. A good expert witness assists in research and investigation of the architectural issues in the case. Additionally an expert witness can listen to all testimony from the opposing side and help in cross examination....

Architectural Fees Breakdown

Architectural Fees

Architectural Fee structure can come in many forms from hourly, percentage of construction, per square foot, or flat rates. Depending on the architect the architectural fees may have varying structures and these may also vary based on the project type.   Architectural Fees Structure Different architects will have...

Architectural Design Phases

Architecture Phases Of Design

There are 5 design phases to architectural services. They are (in order) Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, Bidding, and Construction Administration. These phases are the breakdown of how architects define their design services and the the steps in an architects role in design. In this...