Architect's Essentials of Winning Proposals by Frank A. StasiowskiThe <i>Architect′s Essentials of Professional Practice Series</i> provides substantive information on the business of architecture and its affiliated professions to maintain and improve the quality of the professional and business environment. <p>Architects and designers are usually required to prepare and submit proposals in order to secure new business and the success of these proposals has a direct impact on the success or failure of any given firm.</p> <ul> <li>Architectural firms spend an average of £′000s preparing proposals. This guide offers full coverage of how to create a proposal that will get the job</li> <li>Looks at how to personalise proposals as well as effectively targetting it to maximise success rates</li> </ul>
Call Number: NA1996 .S718 2003
Publication Date: 2003-05-16
The Architect's Portfolio by Andreas LuescherThe creation of a successful portfolio is a vital skill needed by architectural students and professionals alike. In a highly competitive global market the accomplished representation of the architect s work must be able to turn opportunities into triumphs. This book offers a fresh step-by-step approach to achieving a reflective, attractive and successful representation of one s work. Structured in four stages it takes the reader through each step needed in the creation of a successful portfolio, from understanding yourself and your market, to planning, designing and producing it. Illustrated throughout in full color, the book includes case study portfolios from the USA, UK, Europe and Asia which demonstrate the steps in the process for both practitioners and students, from sketch trials to full-colour stage lay-outs. These contributions come from architects all over the world, providing terrific insight into current practices and inspiration and ideas. This is essential reading for anyone putting together an architectural portfolio."
Portfolio Design by Harold Linton; Cesar Pelli (Foreword by)Harold Linton’s has been the standard reference for students and young professionals in architecture, urban planning, landscape, and interior design who want to make the best impression possible in their applications for undergraduate and graduate school admissions, design grants, competitions, or in a job interview. Now, with the fourth edition, the book is better than ever. All the features that made the go-to guide—how to assemble a portfolio that will display your talents and qualifications to the best advanta≥ advice on formats, content, sequencing, page layout design, and binding systems; when to print and when to go digital; and the latest in promoting yourself on the Internet—are still there and updated. The portfolio examples are new and more numerous than ever (more than 400 portfolio pages displayed), and all in color. Drawn from a wide array of current student and professional portfolios, both print and electronic, the examples illustrate many and varied graphic design alternatives that demonstrate what will capture the reviewer’s attention—and secure you an offer. While the print portfolio is far from dead, the technology has been revolutionized, so the text now focuses on the new standard operating procedure: portfolios designed and generally produced, sent, and viewed online. Portfolio pointers from industry professionals and educators complement the practical advice given by Harold Linton, who has taught portfolio design to generations of students. As a companion to the print book, an online portfolio showcasing images from the book and bonus portfolio pages is available for browsing at: .