Ways to obtain work in Architecture | Friends and Relatives

Different ways of obtaining work in Architecture | Professional Practice

After completing your studies you may be very eager to create fantastic architecture. But that could be possible only if some one appoints you as an architect for the work. As a professional you cannot advertise your activity. So, how would you get the work?

Here is the list of different ways in which the work can be obtained:

  1. From Friends and relatives
  2. By your work
  3. By specialization
  4. By Luck
  5. By Winning architectural competition
  6. Through Chartered accountants and advocates
  7. Before setting up your practice
  8. Waiting period
  9. Setting up your office
  10. Telephone
  11. Computer Networking
  12. Regular attendance

From Friends and relatives | Guide to Professional Practice

Usually you will get your early work opportunities only through people who know you, that is, your relatives, friends or acquaintances. Therefore, when you make up your mind to start your own practice, make it a point to call on all your relatives, friends and well-wishers. At the same time try to increase your number of acquaintances, more and more people should know that you are a practicising architect. You should lose no opportunity to make friends. To increase contacts and acquaintances, it is sometimes worthwhile to join clubs and hobby circles, like trekkers, nature lovers, music circles etc.

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