10 Things to Confirm Before Starting Work 1. THE PROGRAM
• The program is the Owner’s list of requirements for the project. It forms the scope of work and is important to clarify up front.
2. OWNER’S BUDGET FOR THE COST OF WORK
• Be clear about whether the Owner’s budget is for construction only, or if it is to include architectural fees. If the Architect doesn’t know your budget until the design is finished, they can’t properly advise you if your budget is realistic for t
10 Questions to Ask Before you Hire Investing in a new building project can be intimidating. For many people, it's the biggest investment they will ever make. Hiring a competent and experienced design professional is the first step to a successful project. Here are 10 questions to ask before you hire. For more advice or to find an architect, contact the Institute of Bermuda Architects. 1. How much experience do you have with the building type and size of my project and ca