The building blocks of a professional construction field report

The building blocks of a professional construction field report

Architects visit job sites regularly, in order to take note of the status and progress of a construction project. Afterwards they send out their observations. Why? There are often many people and companies involved in a construction project, so there…

The Ideal World According to an Architect-Entrepreneur

The Ideal World According to an Architect-Entrepreneur

We conducted an interview with Anton Gonnissen, CEO of ABS Bouwteam about his rather atypical but successful career path as an architect. During this interview he explained to us why, in his opinion, a different relationship between architects, the construction…

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Work ON your business, not IN your business

Do you sometimes have the feeling that you are a slave of your business? That your business can not survive for 1 single week without you? That your continuous input and intervention is required to keep your business moving forward? That you…

Architects, Contractors, Engineers: double your hourly rate. NOW.

Architects, Contractors, Engineers: double your hourly rate. NOW.

(Upfront warning: for simplicity, we only talk about hourly rates in this article, but the same is true for fixed per project pricing.) Defining your hourly rate is a difficult thing. Many architects, contractors, project managers and construction engineers are afraid to…

What is a punch list or snag list, explained in simple words?

What is a punch list or snag list, explained in simple words?

A construction punch list (or snag list) is a list of items that need to be completed to comply with the terms of the contract and is prepared when the construction project reaches the final stage. Contractor and customer (or customer’s representative like architect…

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How to Create a Good Portfolio as an Architect

How to compile and shape a portfolio? What is the ideal medium and format for an architecture portfolio? Exactly how extensive should your portfolio be? What is allowed and what isn’t in a portfolio? These are questions that every architect…

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Contractors: 8 Tips for Fast Growth and Better Management of Your Company

Running a construction company is always complicated, even when business goes very well. There are so many things you have to remember and so many problems you can run into: problems with employees, a disastrous customer service, defective products, problems…

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5 Steps to Improve Sales of Residential Construction Projects

People are Searching Online for Construction Solutions We all recognize a gorgeous website when we see it: beautiful, professional and inspiring to keep on looking and see what it has to offer us. But that in itself doesn’t guarantee that…

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The 5S-Methodology: How to Organize the Worksite and Waste Less Time?

Too much material to be stored, badly organized storage locations, no overview of materials that are in stock, litter everywhere, damaged material, etc. Are chaos and lost materials things that make your life miserable at the worksite too? Are you…

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Winter at the Worksite: 7 Tips to make sure your Employees will not Freeze

Temperatures are falling, it’s going to freeze and the first snowflakes find their way down. No doubt about it: Jack Frost is coming! Cold, snow, black ice and other wintery circumstances can make the work at the site very difficult…