Feeling at odds with your contractor? Here are five reasons why and how to fix them 

One of the most important – and contentious – relationships that an architect has is the relationship with the contractor, or builder. In a recent study, the AIA and AGC set out to “uncover what makes the architect-contractor relationship work – and what causes others to break down or fail.” Get our key takeaways here, plus find out ways you can improve your relationship with your contractor.

Start-Up Series: Richard FitzGerald

Richard FitzGerald is the director of Richard FitzGerald Architects, a small architecture firm that primarily focuses on residential projects. FitzGerald started his firm in 2018 after working for Melbourne-based NTF Architecture for more than eight years.     Archibiz: How did you know when you were ready to break off on your own?  FitzGerald: I suppose I always … Continued

How to develop a successful builder-architect relationship

We recently hosted a dinner with architects and builders to unpack the relationship and understand what each party expects from the other from time of tender through to delivery of a project. Read our top three tips for fostering a relationship that you’ll want to continue after the project is completed.