Live Talk: Seven Pillars of Highly Successful Architecture Firms

Learn how to apply your architectural talents to your business and turn your firm into the most exciting project of your career.

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Want to learn the secrets to success for your architecture firm? If so, our next live event — the third episode in our architecture practice management series — is one not to be missed! Steve Burns FAIA, Chief Creative Officer at BQE, will reveal the ingredients of a well-run architectural business, including pearls of wisdom that will prove valuable for new and seasoned professionals alike.

As a bonus, architects can earn 1 AIA LU Credit for attending this talk, courtesy of BQE. Join us live on August 31st at 1:00pm ET — hit the blue button to register for free:

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Culled from experiences working with more than 3,000 architecture and engineering firms over 25 years, this session will examine the seven common denominators of every successful firm. Success comes in many flavors. For some, it’s money; for others, it is peer recognition, awards, or fame; for most of us, it’s having access to challenging or exciting projects.

Regardless of how you measure success, adopting these Seven Pillars will help you create the framework from which you and every member of your firm can achieve their professional goals.

Learning Objectives

In this webinar, you’ll learn how to:

  • Apply your AE talents to your business and turn your firm into the most exciting project of your career.
  • Integrate your people, processes, and tools to create the perfect triangle
  • Create and manifest your business and strategic plan
  • List the three essential qualities which turn individuals into leaders

About Steve

Steven Burns is a member of the College of Fellows of the AIA and Chief Creative Officer of BQE Software. After receiving his Master of Architecture degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Steve spent 7 years at SOM – working in Chicago, London, and Berlin before founding his own firm, BBA Architects in 1993. In 2007, Steve sold BBA to pursue his passion for business management software — starting with his creation of ArchiOffice. Steve is now focused on the product development of BQE CORE ARCHITECT, a fully-integrated, cloud-based firm management platform that includes time billing, invoicing, accounting, and project management for firms of all sizes. Steven is a global speaker and thought leader on topics related to firm management and emerging technologies.

About Paul

Paul Keskeys is Editor in Chief at Architizer. Paul graduated from UCL and the University of Edinburgh, gaining an MArch in Architectural Design with distinction. Paul has spoken about the art of architecture and storytelling at many national industry events, including AIANY, NeoCon, KBIS, the Future NOW Symposium, the Young Architect Conference and NYCxDesign. As well as hundreds of editorial publications on Architizer, Paul has also had features published in Architectural Digest, PIN—UP Magazine, Archinect, Aesthetica Magazine and PUBLIC Journal.

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