How do I find a local architect (or designer) to help with a significant home addition?

We are considering doing a home addition & need the services of an architect or someone who can help us formulate our ideas. How do I find them? Is there an agency or society that residential architects belong to?

Asked By: Lisa B - 11/30/2008
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I work a few different aspects of construction both new and renovation. I tell you this, recently graduated architects (say 5 years) are, well, basically they haven't a clue to how a house really works. No huge issue with plumbing, wiring, structure (usually) but I find the fit and finish is often forced in the drawing... More
Answered By: jimmy831831 - 11/30/2008
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Have you asked family, friends, or coworker for references? If no luck then maybe u can call the better business borough. And maybe you could look on line right in your area. Always check refs, make sure people were happy w/the work and done in a timely manner , and they cleaned up After themselves, don't laugh some... More
Answered By: donamkuhn - 11/30/2008
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