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An architect is someone who plans, designs, and reviews the construction of buildings. To practice architecture means to provide services in connection with the design of buildings and the space within the site surrounding the buildings

Career Options

  • People need places to live
  • work
  • play
  • learn
  • shop
  • and eat. Architects are responsible for designing these places. They work on public or private projects and design both indoor and outdoor spaces. Architects can be commissioned to design anything from a single room to an entire complex of buildings. There are certain careers which a architect can choose such as: •Civil Engineers •Construction Managers •Drafters •Graphic Designers •Industrial Designers •Interior Designers •Landscape Architects •Urban and Regional Planners

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum qualification- 10+2 in Science stream

Personal Skills

  • •Imagination •Industrial Design •Innovation •Installation •Integration •Interpersonal • Creativity •Good mathematical ability •Awareness of current social and environmental issues • Keen observation • Flexibility and patience • Responsibility and accountability •Scientific temper •Ability to sketch •Ability to understand complicated legal language related to the profession Leadership •Physical stamina and supervisory skills

Courses to be pursued

  • •Diploma and degree in Civil Engineers •Bachelor's degree in Architect

Top Colleges

  • Sir J.J College of architecture 78 / 3, Dr. D.N. Road FortMumbai, Maharashtra Pin- 400001 Ph-+91 22621649, +91 22632881
  • Department of Architecture & Planning IIT Roorkee Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India - 247 667
  • Chandigarh College of Architecture Sector 12, Chandigarh, Punjab, India - 160012 +91 172 - 2740558, +91 2740685, +91 2740689

Working Conditions

- usually work regular business hours, but may work longer hours to meet deadlines. - work in offices and at building sites. - may travel locally to visit construction sites or clients, and nationally or overseas to work on projects or attend conferences and workshops.

Top Companies

Successful Persons

Shabnam Gupta

A Mumbai-based interior designer, Shabnam conjures up visual wonders and is recognised for her personally tailored, client specific interiors that use bursts of colours, textures and other unique elements within a contemporary design palette. Her signature style has won her global recognition, in the form of the International Property Award in the Residential and Hospitality categories that she was awarded in 2014.

Rajiv Saini

Rajiv Saini is a Mumbai-based, self-taught architect/designer. Set up in 1995, Rajiv Saini's studio has successfully completed a wide spectrum of projects, such as Devigarh Hotel, Udaipur (which won several international design awards such as the Conde-Na st Best Design Hotel), the Marriott Hotel (Goa), resto-bars like Senso (New Delhi), etc.

Sidhartha Talwar

Sidhartha Talwar is an Architect with a domain experience of 15 years. Over the years he has worked on & headed diverse projects including Exhibitions, Retail and Corporate Interiors, &Thematic events.

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