For the Public - Working with an AIA Architect
There are few things more satisfying than a successful design
project. The secret to success lies in the professional, business, and
personal relationships between owner and architect.
AIA is not able to make recommendations. However, you can visit the AIA Colorado Find an Architect database or AIA National's Architect Finder in order to locate architects with a certain specialty or within a certain region.
You and Your Architect, an electronic brochure, provides guidance on how to establish and benefit from those relationships.
Experience tells us that successful projects—those that achieve the
desired results for owners, users, and architects—result from informed
clients working with skilled architects to form professional, business,
and often personal relationships. These relationships are formed early
on and are nourished by clear communication, mutually understood
expectations, and a willingness of both client and architect to
understand and accept their responsibilities for realizing a successful
Building in today’s marketplace is a complex undertaking requiring
many different products and skills. Your architect understands the
complexities and works with you to design an appropriate response to
your requirements. In turn, your architect works in your interest
within the building industry and can help you greatly to transform the
design into a wonderful building.
How to Select an AIA Architect
Working with an AIA Architect