Architects create designs for new construction projects, alterations and redevelopments. They use their specialist construction knowledge and high-level drawing skills to design buildings that are functional, safe, sustainable and aesthetically pleasing.
Architecture Design Jobs require the architect to stay involved throughout the construction process, adapting their plans according to budget constraints, environmental factors or client needs. Operating as part of an overall project design team, working closely with a range of construction professionals from Quantity Surveyor Jobs to building services engineers.
Architecture design jobs responsibilities
Creating building designs and highly detailed drawings both by hand and by using specialist computer-aided design (CAD) applications
Liaising with construction professionals about the feasibility of potential projects
Working around constraining factors such as town planning legislation, environmental impact and project budget
Working closely with a team of other professionals such as building service engineers, construction managers, quantity surveyors and architectural technologists
Applying for planning permission and advice from governmental new build and legal departments
Writing and presenting reports, proposals, applications and contracts
Specifying the requirements for the project
Adapting plans according to circumstances and resolving any problems that may arise during construction
Playing a part in project and team management
Travelling regularly to building sites, proposed locations and client meetings
Contact the Design Division Team
Email the Design Division at firstname.lastname@example.org.