Outsource architects from the Philippines: Hire dedicated architects or build an architectural services team to bid on bigger projects


Taking on big projects and finishing them under budget and ahead of schedule requires you to have more people in the team while keeping costs on a manageable level. Working with Emapta allows you to hire highly experienced architects or build an entire architectural services team to increase your capacity to help you bid on bigger projects without having to worry about excessive labor costs.

Your dedicated architect and architectural services staff will manage all the preparations from planning to drafting and construction documentation, allowing you to focus on working closely with your clients, innovate and market your products and services to keep up with the demand of the market and win more high-value contracts as you broaden your offerings.

With a proficient offshore architectural services team of your own, you are ready to compete head-to-head and bid on larger projects. To kick-off your resource planning, here are the important things you need to know when looking for architects in the Philippines.

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Commonly Outsourced Architectural Services Roles

Here are some of the typical roles offshored by architectural and construction firms:

• Architect
• Draftsperson
• Architectural Documenter
• Architectural Designer
• Project Architect
• Architectural Technician

Architect Types

Here are some of the typical roles offshored by architectural and construction firms:

• Commercial Architect
• Residential Architect
• Industrial Architect
• Restoration Architect
• Research Architect
• Housing Architect
• Interior Architect
• Landscape Architect
• Urban Designers

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Architect Work Experience

Wondering what to look for in an architect? Here are the architect role levels categorized by their years of experience and responsibilities so you can determine which level meets your needs:

Newly Qualified Architect

Fresh graduate to 1 year of relevant work experience after passing licensure:


• Design and building knowledge
• Should have a Professional License in Architecture (passed Board/Bar/Professional License Exam)



• Prepare and organize drawing sets and other documentations
• Perform research and site survey for the design team
• Apply multiple design software packages for preparation of architectural drawings including 2D and 3D modeling
• Work closely with senior architects to provide support in design development and technical tasks

Project Architect

1 to 3 years of relevant work experience and is typically supervised by a senior architect or director. Responsible for running a project or a series of projects, either independently or with a team of interns including:


• Hands–on experience on budgeting for commercial interior projects
• Proficient in a broad range of architect tools, materials specifications, and construction techniques



• Preparing project specifications and documentation
• Consulting with clients to determine project requirements
• Perform research and site survey for the design team
• Drafting and design building plans for residential, commercial, and industrial construction projects
• Overseeing contractors and construction crew progress throughout the project completion
• Visiting and reviewing project sites to ensure zoning, environmental, and safety compliance
• Managing project budgets and schedule to ensure projects are completed on time under budget

Senior Architect

3-5 years of relevant work experience. Oversees project architects and responsible for ensuring quality control over several different projects including:


• Has in-depth knowledge and understanding of all leading architecture software
• Up to date with the best practices in the industry and changes in codes



• Developing and interpreting structural design and act as mentors and managers to junior architects
• Reviewing and designing architectural and engineering plans
• Managing and supervising projects including site meetings, quality examination, coordination with other construction firms
• Monitoring work of junior architects and make recommendations
• Providing leadership to junior architects, interns, and other project team members
• Supervising inspections, evaluating option sites, and conducting feasibility analyses
• Liaising with clients to ensure project issues are addressed and meet all project requirements

Architectural Services Tools

Filipino architects are proficient in the following leading architecture software:

autocad autodesk 3ds max autodesk revit for architects Catia for architects chieft architect rhinoceros for architects

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