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Wisconsin Architects

Wisconsin architects are coming up with the latest and modern styles of architecture amidst of traditional buildings. Sky scrappers, tall buildings, glass work, brilliant Wisconsin architecture is the outcome of the immaculate work done by these architects in WI. Professional and registered architects can work either as solo proprietor or in any of the Wisconsin architecture firms. These architectural firms have architects, engineers, Interior Decorators and other related professionals in their team.

Architects in Wisconsin along with their basic job of designing and sketching also supervise the construction process of Home Builders and Building Contractors. For buying homes and renovation purposes Home Mortgage Loans are available that has given a push to the work of architects as well. Also with the Real Estate Developments and growth of economic sector, WI architects are getting work ranging from small and simple projects to the large and complex housing and commercial projects. Landscape architects are also playing important role in glorifying the state's architecture. Size of the project and complexity defines the salary that is generally the percentage of cost of construction. Architects' fees are also given according to the number of hours worked.

Wisconsin Architecture Schools

In Wisconsin as well, like any other state without education, training and experience one cannot be registered or get license for the same. There are many schools of architecture that offer degree programs for the willing candidates. Such as
  • The School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Appleton Wisconsin Drafting & Architecture Schools
  • The University of Wisconsin green Bay

Wisconsin Architect License

After acquiring the required degree novice architects undergo the period of training under registered architects. Then they are eligible to sit for the Architect Registration Examination (ARE). Clearing all the sections of ARE gives the license and architects become registered architects in Wisconsin.

Registration can also be obtained through reciprocity if you are working as registered architect in other state and willing to work in Wisconsin. All the matters related to licensure, renewals, reciprocity and complaints are taken care by the State of Wisconsin Department of regulation & Licensing (DRL).

As the construction in the state of WI is going on at large scale so the need of architects is felt by anyone. But it is good to get the services of only professional architects who are registered with the board of architects. Before hiring proper search should be done as designing a house and constructing it is a lifetime project and involves huge amount of money.

So keep in mind few things such as:

  • Regularly read ads in the local newspaper and check the website of architects is available
  • Do check the previous work and ask if your friend or any family member has taken such services
  • Shortlist 2-3 Wisconsin architects and interview them
  • Compare on the basis of fees, services to be provided and fundamentally on the types of designing they do
  • Select one and communicate your thoughts and visions regarding project and how you want your project to look like
  • Make the written legal contract showing fees, services and related issues.
Becher-Hoppe Associates Inc
Becher-Hoppe Associates Inc is an architectural firm that has team of architects, consulting engineers that offer services in government, private and industrial sector.
Bray Associates Architects Inc
Bray Associates Architects Inc offers many services such as architectural design, master planning, construction administration, space planning and interior design.
SDS Architects
SDS Architects has been providing architectural services for more than 50 years. This architectural firm does the facility analysis, master planning, architectural designing, technology design, structural engineering, plumbing system design, fire protection design and contract administration.

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