While the Salon.com article is a sad commentary on our profession, we architects know it’s not an exaggeration. One silver lining in all that gloom is consumers’ desire for well-designed, cost-effective homes at all price levels. Architects are the best-suited professionally to achieve this; we just need to find a way to garner proper compensation
Luis Jauregui, AIA, has been a member of the local and national chapters of the American Institute of Architects for more than 20 years. He is an active leader within the Homebuilders Association of Austin, Texas. Send email to email@example.com. Read past columns at ForResidentialPros.com.