The NEW Collaboration Between Residential Architects and Custom Home Builders

Establish a symbiotic relationship and avoid common pitfalls of custom design-build, while distinguishing your brand to reach a broader client market.


Architects and Builders are collaborating like never before because they recognize that good design sells.

Speakers in this course will cover the following subjects:

  • How partnerships with design-driven builders can help architects reach a broader client market
  • How to implement a working collaboration between architect and builder
  • Common challenges and potential solutions
  • How to create opportunity for increased revenue through speculative ventures

You’ll have the power to develop long-term relationships with design-oriented builders as you learn what to expect from these symbiotic relationships.

Learning objectives

  • Identify and partner with the right builder, distinguish your firm, and expand your client reach.
  • Learn to expect, and what not to expect, from Builders in order to establish a symbiotic relationship with long term potential.
  • Know what common challenges to expect and how to troubleshoot and resolve issues amicably in order to avoid contention and finger pointing.
  • Adjust marketing of firms as Design Build Teams.
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 $40  non-member
 $25  member
1.00 LU
  • RIBA


  • Luis Jauregui


    President, Jauregui Architecture Interiors Construction

    Luis Jauregui, AIA, is President of Jauregui Architecture Interiors Construction, a nationally...
  • Peter Pfeiffer


    President | Barley|Pfeiffer Architecture

    Peter Pfeiffer is an Architect & Building Scientist who was named a Fellow of the American...
  • Christopher A. Rose


    President | Christopher Rose Architects, P.A.

    Christopher A. Rose, AIA, ASID, is President of Christopher Rose Architects, P. A. , an award...
  • James A. Walbridge


    President | Tekton Architecture, Inc.

    James A. Walbridge, AIA, President of Tekton Architecture, graduated with a Bachelor of Design from...