30. Stay In Your Lane: When to Hire Your Architect, Engineers & Specialty Consultants

In Episode 30, Breck, Leslie, and Claire sit down and explain everything you need to know about project consultants, including who and when a specialists should be brought on for your project. 

Here's a glimpse of what you'll learn in todays' episode: 

  • Why it's no longer only an architect working on designing your project. 

  • What goes into  determining how complex a project will be. 

  • Importance of good collaboration and communication in the construction industry.

  • What is the difference between architects and civil engineers.

  • Breck's project highlight of the week: Empire Home and Guest House!

“Everyone has a specific role and you have to value what they are good at.”


-Breck Crandell (Director of Design, TSI)

Show Notes:


0:30 - Introduction to Episode 30. 


1:54 - Breck’s project highlight of the week: Empire Home and Guest House!


4:39 - Why you need more than just an architect on your project.


8:30 - What defines a master builder and why they are no longer a thing. 


10:31 - First step for working on a project is determining how complex the development will be.


11:28 - Architects versus civil engineers: who is responsible for what aspects of a building.


15:48 - Insight on stamp and sealing. 


17:53 - Internet of Things Technology (INT). 


19:14 - The more complex your project means the more specialists you will need to be involved.


21:57 - The more consultants you can get from one place the better off your project will be.


24:10 - Why good collaboration and communication will save you time and money. 


26:05 - Concluding thoughts for Episode 30. 



Supplement episode for today’s conversation: 


Episode 16. FAQ: How We Collaborate With Other Architects


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