There may come a time in ones life, when one may need to build or construct his home!!!Yet how do you go about doing that!!!You need to start by finding the right architect to help you capture your dreams and translate it into reality…!!!.
Most folks have some clue of what they like in their home environment and some figure it out along the way.
Architects normally are trained in Architecture school intensively. Mostly a gist of what they learn is about how to make measured drawings ,understand civil engineering,building construction, and space management.Mostly architects have been traditionally contacted through referrals,and word of mouth.But now we have online resources like Archiipedia!!!
How do you go about choosing the right expert to partner in creating your dream home?How do you differentiate one architect,from another given that they have the same technical training,amongst so many of them!
A good architect must primarily have a good knowledge of space and how to utilize the space.His calibre can be judged, by his ability to visualize space with colors,textures,and light and all parameters.He should also be able to understand what you communicate and translate it into a drawing or presentation.His ability to articulate his designs through speech and drawings will decide if you are able to understand his designs and concepts.His taste and style must match yours,or at the very least he should be able to convince you with a winning design.
A thorough professional will have good market knowledge and his knowledge of vendors and material can be an asset as he can guide you and advise you knowledgeably.This will help you save money,time and effort.
A good clue for checking if the architect is a good at collaborating is to check for recommendations ,from a wide variety of people.Seeing a portfolio of his previous works will give you a fair idea of his ability to create good practical and attractive designs.
Traditionally one would be limited to referrals from known people family and friends,though nothing wrong with that,its great,that now you can now choose from a variety of professionals to cater to your unique taste.Now you have Archiipedia as a valuable resource to check on your architects and designers!!
Shop around, browse a few experts ,schedule meetings with a few of them,make sure you find an architect who is available and can make time for your project!!
Once you have found the right architect or interior designer ,he or she will guide you through the next steps….there u go u are all set