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Architects Fees:Explaining hourly rates
There are three traditional methods by to charge Architects fees to their clients: the percentage fee, lump sum fee, and hourly rates. Inspired by the lean startup strategy, there’s a fourth method that’s…
Architecture Practice Management with Ben Robertson of Tecture
ArchiTeam member Ben Robertson of Tecture discusses his experience of starting his own Architecture practice in 2015…
How to get the most out of your ArchiTeam profile
As part of the updated website the Find an Architect search has been developed and refined. Your member profile is…
Federal Awards Pay Increase as of 1 July 2016
As of 1 July 2016 the Federal Industrial Awards pay rates increased by 2.4%.  This wage increase comes into effect…
Explaining the architectural fee
According to the standard client and architect agreement published by the Australian Institute of Architects, there are three…
Travel Expenses: Tax Deductible or Not?
A tax deduction can be claimed for travel expenses in connection with work or business. Travel expenses include: Deductible travel…
A claim could happen to you!! Claims examples and exclusions to consider
“I think I have a suitable policy, I pay the premium each year, but have never made a claim…
The Dangers of Using Pirated Software
For architects starting up a small practice or who work as sole practitioners, it may be tempting to minimize expenditures…
Practice Management Q+A with Nic Owen
What systems do you use and would recommend for day to day administration and running of your architecture practice? I…
Practice Management Q+A with Steffen Welsch
What systems do you use and would recommend for day to day administration of your practice? We still create…