The practice of architecture unleashes creative talents to improve the quality of life of those around us. It is an intellectual adventure that combines inspiration, judgment, and informed decision-making. Architects plan and design structures, prepare information about design, building specifications, materials, colors, financial considerations, equipment, and length of time it will take to complete the project.


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American Institute of Architects


Occupational Outlook Handbook: Architects



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