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How to Hire the Right Architect for Your Project 

No matter who you are - a public or private institution, individual, or company - if you are planning a construction project you will want to download and read How to Hire the Right Architect for Your Project.

Hiring an architect helps you make the those critical decisions to get your project going right from the start.

How to Hire the Right Architect for Your Project outlines the steps and decisions involved in hiring an architect:

1) selecting a site;
2) setting the requirements, and vision for your project;
3) determining budget and schedule;
4)
dealing with zoning and health, safety and welfare issues; and
5)
working with public authorities who will review your project.

The print version of this brochure is also available at no charge from the AIA Minnesota office, call (612) 338-6763 to request a copy.

  How to Hire the Right Architect (pdf)