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Sounds Like a Job for a Commercial Architect in Phoenix (Contd.)

A commercial architect in Phoenix is who you call for any design projects, and they do a lot more than just make up some drawings.

An architectural project is not complete without the help of a Phoenix architect | 480-710-3861

An architectural project is not complete without the help of a Phoenix architect | 480-710-3861

More Duties of a Commercial Architect

Continuing from our previous list, here are the duties of a commercial architect that make them all but indispensable:

  1. Design- This is the area that architects spend a lot of time on. They make a rough sketch and present to a client so that the client may have an idea of what to expect. After acceptance of the , they work with a team of design professionals on the structural design and layout.
  2. Hiring Contractors
    Once the design has been all finalized, the next phase involves managing and getting all the necessary paperwork and acquiring the right tradespeople and vendors for the project. This is where all contracts get signed, and everyone is aware of the expectations involve in the overall project.
  3. Project ManagementMost often, an architect will get involved in the entire project and the overall management from start to finish. The owner of the structure in most cases does not have the time or does not want to be involved in the whole hassle and is only concerned with getting the building completed.

Why Businesses Need Commercial Architects

Rapid technologies have revolutionized the way in which we conduct business. Architect are needed in the business field in order to;

1. Working with managers in understanding the strategy, processes, information and information technology assets of a business.
2. Commercial architecture creates a clear prioritization process for investments.
3. Architects give you plans, structures and capability to execute business strategy.

Successful architects need a couple combination of natural talent, practical skills, and certain personal qualities. These include;

1. Good communication skills
2. Strong drawing skills
3. Excellent sense of design
4. Solid technical abilities
5. Good problem-solving skills
6. Good business sense
7. Ability to collaborate
8. Ability to visualize a concept
9. Passion for work
10.Patience and endurance


A commercial architect requires a minimum of bachelor’s degree in architecture. The degree needs to be accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board. They should have good understanding of building design, structural systems, and computer aided design. Graduates then pass internship and practical industrial workshops and other various examinations.

Commercial architecture plays a vital role in ensuring the entire coordination of the entire building process, getting involved and working with all contractors, engineers, and designers. They occasionally visit the job site to monitor the progress and give feedback to the owner. Depending on how complex or large a project may be, it may involve several architects or a large commercial architectural firm as it may be impossible for a single architect to handle alone.

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