Author(s): Paul Segal
* Who are the parties in architecture, engineering, and construction? * How do you market architectural services (get the project)? * What are the basic project delivery methods? * What are the forms of owner/architect and owner/contractor agreements and what services do they cover? * How should you charge for your services? * How do you set up an office? * What insurance, legal, and accounting issues must you consider? * What is project management and who should do it? * What are zoning and building codes about?
Paul Segal, FAIA, is a partner in Paul Segal Associates Architects LLP, recipients of seventeen AIA awards for design excellence. A graduate of Princeton University School of Architecture, he has taught professional practice to generations of students at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. He is a past president of the AIA/New York Chapter and of the New York Foundation for Architecture (now the Center for Architecture Foundation), and past vice chairman of the Preservation League of New York State.