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To be a professional architect, one must undergo at least five years of college to obtain a degree in architecture and then undergo some years of training under a senior architect. This ensures that professional architects have a sound knowledge of building design and structural stability along with a sound knowledge of the strength of materials. There is a very vital safety factor involved in any construction related trade, so it is very important that you choose the best qualified and experienced Portland architects only.

Architectural services not only include the designing of buildings and the spaces within them, but also the spaces around them (landscape architecture) and the administration of the construction process and so on. When you are choosing Portland architects, it is very important that you hold detailed discussions with your architect and give an account of what you expect from the building and how you plan to use it, whether provisions for future expansion need to be built in and so on. This will help both you and the architect have an understanding of each other!

Portland OR architects are available to suit all kinds of construction needs, large or small, old or new, residential or commercial. Many firms also specialize in certain types of architecture, so it makes good sense to choose a firm that specializes in the style or kind of building you want to build. Thanks to the internet, it is very easy to locate these companies as they are sure to be listed on many online directories. Always make a careful comparison of the companies before you make an ultimate choice!

Always ensure the Portland OR architects you are choosing are reliable and have been in the business for a long time. A properly qualified and reliable architect can design and also supervise the construction of a building without any compromise on structural stability or the quality of materials used or the internal and external aesthetics of the buildings. Architects have three roles to play; design, documentation and construction. The extent to which each of these roles is carried out is purely according to the clients’ requirements.

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