We also dive into the complex world of building approvals, and why the process can be challenging but nothing to fear when you have the right team in place. Here is a glimpse of what you'll learn from us in this episode:
Why you probably need an architect (especially if you think you don't).
Good architects vs. bad architects - and how to spot the difference.
What it really means to have an architect on your team (hint: it's more than just a design)
An inside look at what it takes to get a building approved.
Breck's project highlight of the week: The Shanty Creek Cabin!
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"Every minute you spend designing a project saves you an hour in drawing... and every hour you save in drawing saves you 10 hours fixing issues in the real world."
-Breck Crandell (Director of Design, TSI)
0:33 - Introduction to Episode 13.
2:10 - Breck's project highlight of the week: The Shanty Creek Cabin.
4:47 - What it means to be a hybrid architecture firm.
6:09 - Do you need an architect for your project?
6:46 - When you need an architectural stamp for a project.
8:34 - Having not just an architect... but also an advocate for the whole building process.
10:24 - An architect can not only help save time, but they can also help clients save money.
12:10 - Architects are a tool to help achieve your vision.
13:19 - We want to work with you to help design something that will actually be built.
15:24 - Why you need to have an architect when building innovative single family homes.
17:08 - Having a personalized and custom building is one of the draws of having an architect.
18:26 - An architect is going to save you money.
21:28 - The value and necessity of having a commercial architect.
22:17 - The complexities of getting buildings approved both locally and federally.
25:00 - Concluding thoughts for Episode 13.
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