Architect and Landscape Architect

Architects and Landscape Architects design commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and recreational buildings and landscapes.

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$1674 per week
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    Overview

    Architects and Landscape Architects design commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and recreational buildings and landscapes.

    Day-to-day

    • obtaining advice from clients and management to determine type, style and size of planned buildings and alterations to existing buildings
    • providing information regarding designs, materials and estimated building times
    • preparing project documentation, including sketches and scale drawings, and integrating structural, mechanical and aesthetic elements in final designs
    • writing specifications and contract documents for use by builders and calling tenders on behalf of clients
    • consulting with Professionals and clients about external area designs, costs and construction
    • compiling and analysing site and community data about geographical and ecological features, landforms, soils, vegetation, site hydrology, visual characteristics and human-made structures, to formulate land use and development recommendations, and for preparing environmental impact statements
    • preparing reports, site plans, working drawings, specifications and cost estimates for land development, showing location and details of proposals, including ground modelling, structures, vegetation and access
    • inspecting construction work in progress to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and quality standards.

    Considerations

    • Stressful

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