An Architect is a skilled and trained professional who plans, develops, and oversees the construction of new buildings and structures, or extensions on existing structures. They will work closely with other construction professionals, such as Construction Project Managers, to ensure plans are fine-tuned, streamlined and within budget.
Essential parts of an Architect’s job description:
- Architects will often work closely with Construction Project Managers and Builders to ensure plans are within budget, planning permissions are able to be secured, and the correct resources are available for a project to be completed.
- From time to time they will work directly with clients to tailor to their needs, for example when an extension or design is needed for a residential property.
- Architects have a high level of adaptability and attention to detail, meaning they can take the environment and surroundings of a structure into account when planning and designing them.
- The typical places of employment for Architects include construction companies, building developers, repair companies, and factories.