The architect's line of business
Architects can carry out many different types of missions that range from designing
and building buildings, assisting in project management to intervening in town
planning and the territory. Architects must master representation in space,
they must be capable of designing an architectural project and of executing
it. Their job may entail having to work with engineers, landscape architects,
town planners, economists, sociologists and visual artists.
Commissions in architecture
Architects can be commissioned by private individuals, company managers, institutional
owners such as insurance agencies as well as realtors and property developers.
The State, local communities, semi-public companies or council housing organisms
generate an important part of commissions in the fields public facilities, schools
Diffrents modes of exercise
Architects are generally self-employed although more and more groupings of professional
companies occur. Architects can also be employed by the State or by local communities.
They can be employed by architecture agencies, town planning agencies, interior
decoration agencies, design agencies, engineering design offices, building industry
companies and town and country planning companies.