1 – Knowledge
An architect has the most appropriate training and experience to create, co-ordinate and manage your building project. An architect’s education covers many different areas, including landscaping design to ergonomics, law, sociology, construction materials and techniques, etc. This diversity allows an architect to foresee many design options while analysing a wide variety of requirements and restrictions.
2 – Conceptualization
An architect has the capability to take client’s abstract ideas and put them into a questionnaire as you are able to visualise and discuss and most importantly share with a contractor to build Website.
3 – Creativity
A talented architect can make projects which are not only functional but aesthetical beautiful or interesting. Architects are trained to use their imagination to solve problems.
4 – Priority
An architect will prioritise your needs and requirements. An architect will act in your absolute best interest at all times. She or he can look at the “big picture” and assist in determining your true needs and goals.
5 – Cost-effectiveness
An architect helps save you time and money. A smartly designed building is sustainably more effective and may have lower maintenance costs. This may also increase the value of one’s building. An experienced architect can enable you to avoid trouble spots and advise about how to help keep costs down.
6 – Social Responsibility
An architect works for you personally and for the society. A building created by an architect will donate to an improved standard of living of its occupants and also for an improved built environment. A great environment can donate to a far more harmonious society where citizens feel connected and heritage and creativity are reconciled.
7 – Exclusivity
An architect will help you to explore most of the possible choices for your project. The finally result is a building that is created specifically for the needs. If you had to dress the same clothes for the remainder of your daily life would you purchase them in a top street shop or would you receive a dressmaker to create them for the specific needs?
8 – Environmental awareness
An experienced architect will help you to attain an environmental sustainable building. An environmentally-conscious design will donate to adhere to today’s demanding energy performance requirements.
9 – Communication
An experienced architect has the capability to communicate ideas effectively – to clients, engineers, planners, contractors, etc. By communicating effectively an architect can help with any unforeseen situations and solve problems creatively.
10 – Administration
An architect will help you in order to avoid unpleasant surprises during construction and also make the contract run more smoothly. An architect will act fairly and impartially when administering a contract.
With over 13 years of experience Isabel Barros is a fully qualified Senior Architect person in the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland and also a person in the Portuguese Association of Architects. She holds extensive experience in residential, commercial and leisure projects and also in Master Planning.