Through an advert posted on the Royal Institute of Architects Website. They run a graduate training scheme that equips graduates to face the reality of being an architect in the real world!
Describe a typical day?
Everyday is different, some days I sketch, project manage, lead design teams, meet with suppliers, inspect sites, decide on product types, make 3D models and visuals, produce technical drawings, manage people, manage myself!
The people I work with and having the opportunity to shape the podium of life.
What are the main tasks and responsibilities?
Being a project architect involves managing your design team, making critical design decisions, issuing on-site instructions and general problem solving!
What are the main challenges?
The lack of time, an obsession with perfection and infinite design ideas!
What's not so cool?
My obsession with perfection!
What particular skills do you bring to your workplace?
Technical skills, creativity, patience and of course a little bit of charm...