Architect's Professional Practice Manual by James R. FranklinArchitect's Professional Practice Manual by James R. Franklin

Architect's Professional Practice Manual

byJames R. Franklin

Hardcover | April 20, 2000

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An all-in-one architectural practice toolkit! AIA Kemper Award winner James R. Franklin's Architect's Professional Practice Manual is a no-nonsense compendium of well-tested methods, valuable tips, and contracts, forms, checklists, and other tools in a graphics-oriented, at-a-glance format. Beginning with how to position yourself in the marketplace, it takes you through the entire process of marketing, pricing, negotiating, designing, and carrying out projects, showing you how to build repeat client business while maintaining your joy and profitability through exemplary practices. This lean-and-clean fieldbook stresses the project-driven principles of good practice, emphasizing collaborative behavior, doing right by the client and the people you work with and for, as a key to upward mobility.
James R. Franklin, FAIA, ASLA, has had an illustrious career as an architect, landscape architect, consultant, educator, trainer, and author. A practicing architect for 35 years, he led a firm that employed 85 people and won 18 design awards. A member of both the AIA and the ASLA, he edited the Eleventh Edition of the AIA's Architect's...
Title:Architect's Professional Practice ManualFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 11.2 × 8.8 × 1.01 inPublished:April 20, 2000Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0071358366

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Table of Contents



Part 1. Making Projects.

Chapter 1: Marketing.

Chapter 2: Indirect Marketing.

Chapter 3: Direct Marketing.

Chapter 4: Negotiation.

Chapter 5: Preparing for Negotiation

Chapter 6: Collections.

Chapter 7: About Money.

Chapter 8: Don't Manage Time, Manager Yourself.

Chapter 9: Interpersonal Skills.

Chapter 10: Groupwork.

Doing Projects.

Chapter 11: Getting the Firm out of the Way.

Chapter 12: Tips for Better Projects.

Chapter 13: Project Management as Lateral Leadership.

Chapter 14: Post-occupancy and Predesign.


Postscript: On the Dharma of Ineffable Drawings.