best tablet for architects ArchiSnapper punch list app

If you drag around stacks of floorplans and other documents to your worksite… If you use pen and paper to make notes… If you have to use a cable to transfer your pictures to a PC in order to place…

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

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…

archisnapper-reduces-administration-for-site-reports-and-punchlists-for-architects

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.

(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?

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…

portfolio architects

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…

Interview with one of the first ArchiSnapper users, architect Dominiek Depoortere

ArchiSnapper is a Belgian tool that was developed in 2012 to alleviate the sore point in regard to the creation of field reports, safety reports and punch lists. Remarks can be processed right away on the construction site, together with…

Example ArchiSnapper Report

Compiling your remarks during site visits, safety inspections and punch lists in a report, takes up many hours of your time. Limit your paperwork at the end of the day by creating your reports at the worksite with the ArchiSnapper…

Growth business

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…