An architect plans, designs and oversees the construction of buildings.
What do they do?
Make a basic plan that attends to customer requirements and is safe.
Draw and sketch and build a model of the design for customer approval.
Produce detailed engineering drawings/sketches, including floor plans, exterior building facades, for construction/structural engineers.
Inspect and perform quality checks during construction to ensure that required safety aspects are being met.
Spatial skills to be able to vitalize in 3D to create prototypes of buildings
Original and creative thinking skills to create innovative and useful building designs
Thinking and problem solving skills to identify issues and resolve them
Focus and attentiveness skills to give each project its due while managing multiple projects
Post-Graduate Science PCM. EE/ NATA B.Architecture None
Level I:Junior Architect
Level 2: Senior Architect
Level 3: Principal Architect
Companies that currently recruit
Building and construction firms: Raheja Developers, Purvankara, DLF, Shobha Developers, L&T ECC, GMR Group, GVK
Government agencies: PWD, City Municipal Corporations where they design city layouts, government buildings etc.
Chitra and Associates,
Kembhavi Architecture Foundation, Venkataramanan Associates,