Contractors | An Architect Explains

A contractor is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of a construction site, management of vendors and trades and the overall coordination of a building project. A contractor submits an estimate of the project cost and if he is selected, is employed by the client on the advice of the architect, engineer. The contractor studies the contract documents including drawings, project manual, specifications prepared by the architect and signs a Contract agreement with the client……

Construction | An Architect Explains

Building construction is the process of preparing for and constructing ‘buildings’. Construction starts with planning, design and financing and continues until the structure is ready for occupancy. Far from being a single activity, construction involves human multitasking. Normally, the job is designed by an architect, managed by a project manager and supervised by a contractor. An Architect explains how the successful execution of a project is achieved……

House Construction In India

Today, with the easy availability of housing loans, with better and competitive professional services, and with innumerable building materials and products in the market, people can dream of building a unique and attractive building that reflects their aspirations. But many people make basic mistakes while constructing their house. An Architect in India explains how you can avoid such blunders by taking some decisions……

Building Materials | An Architect Explains

Building material is any material which is used for construction purposes. Many naturally occurring substances, such as clay, rocks, sand, and wood and man-made products that use natural materials or synthetic substances are used. The choice of building material depends on the cost, durability, maintenance, ease in handling etc. An Architect helps you in deciding the building material that is best for your construction…….

Building Products | An Architect Explains

The term “building products” often refers to ready-made products/sections, made from various materials and fitted for use in a building. The building products excludes the building materials used to construct the building architecture. They include fixtures, windows, doors, cabinets, accessories, elevators etc. An Architect reviews the building products along with their pros and cons…….

Vastu Guidelines For The Stages of Construction

Even if your building plan may be good, it does not mean the house construction will be easy. Very often people face difficulties and delays in the completion of the building. Vastu Shastra provides basic guidelines for the different stages of house construction which are believed to guarantee a hassle-free, smooth build as these principles are based on scientific reasoning and common sense. An Architect has explained them here logically……