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A job in the architecture industry offers several opportunities, but if you are aiming to be one of the house builders in the Philippines or even overseas, there are qualifications that you need to meet. Just when you thought that being proficient in mathematics and legalities is enough, you’re mistaken. This article will walk you through the knowledge areas that are worth understanding and practicing as you become one of Philippines architects.


Scope Management

Experienced architects know how to visualize how they will transform a client brief into their own creation.  In doing so, architects in the Philippines need to have a basic understanding of physics and engineering principles because the plan should be physically possible.


Cost and Schedule Management

Planning is good but some factors may change along the way resulting in deviations from the original plan. A good architect knows how to adapt to the situation and implement a change in portions of the original plan whether it be caused by the clients’ fickle-mindedness or a hazard that needs to be addressed. In the process of change, the architect must consider the impact of a single change on the cost and schedule of the project.


Risk Management

A conscientious architect Philippines architects must have the ability to think critically against possible risks that may occur in the project. One may collaborate with other internal stakeholders to make his judgment about a potential risk more credible or realistic.


Stakeholder and Communication Management

This knowledge area is more than just the good old collaboration that we know. It is about the consistent effort to appease, inform, and satisfy all the internal and external stakeholders of a project. That includes the other professionals that you’ll be working with.

Architects in the Philippines need to be good at both the hard skills and soft skills such as communication. Nowadays, critical thinking is infused with how one should communicate something–good news and most especially bad news.

This start of 2023 is perfect timing to study house design and cost in the Philippines, as well as the roster of architects that you may work with as you turn your dream structure into a reality. TopNotch Construction boasts its team of trusted architects and house builders in the Philippines–equipped with all the necessary competencies abovementioned.