The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice Update 2004 offers the latest critical information to supplement the Thirteenth Edition. Updated sample contracts. Includes an overview and new sample documents on CD-ROM. Expanded practice topics. Features seven new topics, including proven techniques for improving client communications and four new services-such as building security assessment-that architects can provide. Practice profiles.Contains seven practice profiles that illustrate how firms of all sizes can increase business and profits by adding new practice methods and services.
Table of Contents
Preface. PRACTICE REPORTS. Client Perspectives: Health Care Facilities. Expanding the Core of Service. Greening Your Practice. Beyond Flat Earth: New Practice Horizons. PRACTICE TOPICS. Researching Client Needs. Small Project Practice. Multiple Office Development and Management. Keeping Key Staff. Maintaining Design Quality. Expert Witness Services. Facility Evaluation Services. AIA CONTRACT DOCUMENTS. AIA Documents Update. Documents Finder. Index.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA): The AIA is the primary professional organization for architects in the United States. Founded in 1857, the AIA and its 66,500 members promotes excellence in the built environment and a higher standard of professionalism for architects. Joseph A. Demkin, AIA - Editor