The information in this section will help you understand the architectural design process, what architects do, and how to make the most of your relationship with an AIA architect. A good place to start is by acquainting yourself with the five phases of design.
The Five Phases of Design
Find out where you are in the design process, and where you're going.
Maximizing Your Relationship
Learn how to get the most out of working with your architect.
Learn what architects offer, and begin to explore what your project requires.
The Decision Process
Tips on establishing a clear decision-making process with your architect.
Maintaining a Relationship
The value your architect can provide once your project is built.