The best project management and planning tool for small architecture firms

Finding the right architecture project management software for your architecture practice can seem like a daunting task. There are so many options to choose from, with different functionalities and price points. However, for small architecture firms, sometimes project management software isn’t the answer. In this article, we break down the best project management and planning … Continued

Balancing good design and good business in an architecture practice 

When an architect starts their own practice, they need to balance good design with good business. Archibiz CEO Bec Kempster sat down with four of Australia’s leading small practice architects to discuss how they navigate this tension in their architecture practices. The event, hosted at Brickworks Design Studio in Melbourne, explored some of the challenges that small practice owners face as they try to grow their practices in income and impact.

Unpacking business coaching for architects and why you need it

Business coaching and mentoring for architects is increasingly gaining in popularity for its ability to help transform a practice. Whether an architect is in the early stages of their practice, or leads a well-established firm, business coaching can help the architecture firm make more profit, gain structure and succeed.

Three steps to practice success

To run a successful and sustainable practice, you need more than clients. You need the right systems and processes in place. Archibiz co-founders Ray Brown and Bec Kempster hosted a LIVE webinar detailing the “Three Steps to Practice Success.” During the webinar, they outlined a roadmap for architecture practice leaders who are looking for long-term success in their practice.

3 keys to running a profitable architecture firm (Leadership BluePrint Podcast)

Listen to Ray Brown, Chief Mentor and Co-Founder of Archibiz, share his “Three Keys to Running a Profitable Architecture Firm” on the Leadership BluePrint Podcast, hosted by Zach Waters. In this episode, Ray breaks down the 3 most impactful ways to increase your architecture firm’s profitability.

How to determine your salary as an architect

Architects who start their own practices often face a classic entrepreneur’s conundrum: pay the business or pay yourself. This situation is born of some mindset problems that can and must be resolved in order to build a sustainable and thriving architectural practice.

Do you take on projects simply for cash flow? Here’s what you need to know

Cash flow management can determine the survival of a business. While there are other factors that need to be considered in a business beyond cash, it is undeniable that cash is usually front of mind. A ‘cash flow project’ is a project that an architecture practice takes on to pay the costs of operating, such as employee’s wages.