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Crucial Job Skills for Architects

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The job of an architect is to design buildings and other types of structures while taking note of aesthetics, function and engineering. Many people consider architecture as an art, but it is actually more of a practical and functional type of artistic expression.

If you want to be a successful architect in the future, and work for a great architect firm in Kuala Lumpur, you need to acquire the necessary skills that will help you get the job done.

1. Communication Skills

  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Coordination
  • Client Relations
  • Collaboration
  • Oral Communication

2. Computer Literacy

  • Computer Processing
  • Model Making
  • Revit
  • Architectural Rendering
  • AutoCAD
  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD)

3. Advanced Math

  • Specifications
  • Analytical Skills
  • Calculations
  • Estimating
  • Converting Scale from Blueprints
  • Budgeting

4. Design Skills

  • Conceptualization
  • Creative Thinking
  • Design Concepts
  • Drawing
  • Imagination
  • Industrial Design
  • Innovation
  • Design to Delivery
  • Drafting

5. Business Knowledge

  • Data Analysis
  • Business Plans
  • Project Management
  • Market Research
  • Scheduling

6. Knowledge of Building Codes and Laws

  • Building Construction
  • Building Systems
  • Planning
  • Architectural Codes
  • Zoning Codes
  • Fire Safety
  • Building Codes

7. Other Architect Skills

  • Abstraction
  • Construction Administration
  • Construction Documents
  • Customer Service
  • Corporate
  • Critical Thinking
  • Development
  • Documents
  • Installation
  • Managing Expectations
  • Bilingual
  • Renovation
  • Residential Construction
  • Retail Construction
  • Slicing
  • Sustainable Design
  • Technical Vision
  • Visualization
  • Compliance
  • Building Contracts
  • Database Management
  • Integration
  • Preservation
  • Problem Solving
  • Restoration
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