Do you Need an architect? (maybe not)
Architecture begins when you place two bricks carefully together.
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Most people know that if you want to build a skyscraper, you definitely need to hire an architect. Most people also know that if you want to add an outlet in your home office, or a utility sink in your basement laundry room, you definitely don’t need to hire an architect (you need an electrician or a plumber of course).
But what about all those projects in between? Those projects that we Americans spend hundreds of billions of dollars to build each year...