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A RCHITECTURAL P RACTICE

A RCHITECTURAL P RACTICE

A RCHITECTURAL P RACTICE
P ROFESSION ? B USINESS ?

A RCHITECTURAL P RACTICE

A professional is a person who can imposed upon himself by vow certain restrictions. He has a firm belief in certain principles, which he has accepted as doctrine in his life


A RCHITECTURAL P RACTICE

An Architect have nothing to sell


Rate of fees is predetermined and

standardized Clients interest shall be foremost Professionals are prohibited from advertising

Conscious about well being of the society

A RCHITECTURAL P RACTICE
S ETTING
UP OF

P RACTICE

S ETTING UP OF PRACTICE

Opportunities in Govt. Sector Joining a running concern Starting own office

S E T T I N G U P O F P R AC T I C E

Work for at least three years


Max. experience in all aspects of practice Travel broaden vision on architecture Study office organization & management Decision on location of practice

Partnership firm
Waiting period for establishment

PRIVATE PRACTICE

1. Proprietary concern
P R I VAT E P R AC T I C E

2. Partnership firm 3. Private limited company

PROPRIETARY CONCERN
Ownership is with an individual Min. Legal requirements
P R I VAT E P R AC T I C E

Registration with CoA Professional tax

Income tax
Service tax

PARTNERSHIP FIRM
Partnership - Relation between two or more persons who have agreed to work together
P R I VAT E P R AC T I C E

and to share the profits or losses of a business carried on by all or any of them

acting for all


Registering partnership deed

PRIVATE LIMITED COMPANY Activities are regulated by Companies Act 1956 Min. 2 members, Max. 50 members Architectural firm CoA registered Architects as
P R I VAT E P R AC T I C E

directors Business firm non architects are also members Services are impersonal All services under one roof Turn key project service

A RCHITECTURAL P RACTICE
O FFICE O RGANIZATION

PRIVATE LIMITED COMPANY Activities are regulated by Companies Act 1956 Min. 2 members, Max. 50 members
O F F I C E O RG A N I ZAT I O N

Architectural firm CoA registered Architects as directors Business firm non architects are also members Services are impersonal All services under one roof Turn key project service