GROW Symposium 2015: Cultivating Future Architectural Leaders, Part 2

Find out about how business structure and financial management are key to designing a successful architecture practice.

Description: 

GROW is a one-day symposium geared toward emerging leaders and mid-career architects seeking inspiration and knowledge. Whether you are moving up in your current firm or thinking about starting a new one, learn critical skills and new ways to think about practice from leaders who are reshaping the business of architecture.

In Part 2, Thomas Gluck and Scott Francisco describe how their firms’ alternative business structures attempt break through the norms of programming and deliver new opportunities for projects. Next, Rena M. Klein delivers a compelling case for better financial management and demonstrates how “business is a design process” in the end.

Learning objectives

  • Explore different business models for structuring a small creative practice.
  • Analyze how the design-build model can be a serve as a successful delivery method for emerging architectural firms.
  • Examine how the design-build model can be a serve as a successful delivery method for emerging architectural firms.
  • Compare how practices can employ both digital and hand-drawing techniques in their design process.
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$40 non-member
$25 member
2.00 LUs
  • RIBA

Instructors

  • Scott Francisco

    Founder and Director, Pilot Projects

    Scott Francisco, Founder and Director of Pilot Projects Design Collective, is a hands-on designer,...
  • Thomas Gluck

    Principal, GLUCK+

    Thomas Gluck is a principal at GLUCK+. Named by Fast Company as one of the top 10 most innovative...
  • Rena Klein, FAIA

    Rena M. Klein

    FAIA

    Principal, RM Klein Consulting

    Rena M. Klein, FAIA, is a nationally recognized expert in small firm practice and author of “The...

Course details

Contents: Video, quiz, evaluation

Expiration: One year after purchase

Duration: 2:00

Passing Score: 80% on quiz