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Ohio Architects

Ohio Architects are the professional people who undergo complete years of education, training and experience. Registered Ohio architects have complete knowledge about the laws, rules and regulation along with safety, welfare and health. Taking the services of professional architects who are registered is essential while drawing for new building as well as existing buildings. Ohio architects also observe the construction process by Home Builders or Building Contractors and thus required to have knowledge about Building Material. For 1,2 and 3 family homes it is not compulsory to hire architects in Ohio. Further push has been given by the easy availability of Home Mortgage Loans and Real Estate Developments. Ohio architecture like any other place shows the style of living and working of people. Along with this Home Insurance Companies and Moving Companies are also seeing boom in their businesses. With this jobs in architecture are also abundant.

Ohio Architectural Board

The State of Ohio Board of Examiners of Architects was established with a mission to infuse professionalism and set high standards for architectural registration. The Ohio Architects board also educates the public regarding architectural practices. From July 2008 the ARE Architect Registration Examination is undergoing changes. Recent ARE 4.0 version will have seven sections and consist of graphic and multiple-choice sections. After clearing exam you get the Ohio architect license and known as registered architects in Ohio. Appeal against marks is neither entertained by the Ohio Architect Board nor by the NCARB. Every registered architect needs to get renewal after two year for which he/she has to attend 24 contact hours.

Ohio Architect License

After getting the architect license in Ohio you can work as
  • Sole proprietorship
  • Corporation
  • Limited Liability Company
  • Partnership

Ohio Architecture Firms It is mandatory to get the Certificate of Authorization for all the architecture firms from the Board. As this certificate expires on 30 June each year so required to be renewed annually. Architecture firms also have Ohio engineers who give valuable guidance while designing home. The State of Ohio Board of Examiners of Architects also handles the complaints regarding architects and illegal practices.

Architecture Schools in Ohio

Many architecture schools and collages provide education in this field. Such as the Knowlton School of Architecture, The Ohio State University offers programs in architecture, landscape architecture & city and regional planning. There should be a written contract between the architect and owner that should clearly define the services, fees and clients' need. Generally building code analysis, design development, civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineering, period construction supervision, drawing reviews and building program reviews are provided by the Ohio architects.

Before selecting Ohio architects it is better to;
  • Interview 3-4 architects that have been short-listed by you after going through the ads in local newspaper, Internet and family/friend's referral
  • Go through their portfolios
  • Check how close their work is to your visions
  • Ask for the fees and negotiate further
  • Select one and communicate your requirements as clearly as possible
Ohio residential architects follow variety of architectural styles and keep in mind the clients' need, requirement and budget. Before renovating or remodeling any home or building it is essential to understand the styles of architecture. Colonial, Neoclassical, Foursquare, Bungalow, Spanish,
Architects Associated, Inc
For Architects Associated, Inc understanding client's need is of prime importance and then this architectural firm weaves the design around the thoughts and vision of client.
Barge Waggoner, Sumner & Cannon, Inc
Barge Waggoner, Sumner & Cannon, Inc is an architectural firm that has engineers, architects, landscape architects and surveyors as its employees and gives full professional architectural services. The architecture firm has around 400 professional and has twelve offices.
BcOwlEsArchitect, Architects offers architecture, Interiors, Commercial and restoration services.

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