080 | What to Know When Working with an Architect with Marie Sorensen

Marie S.A. Sorensen AIA NCARB LEED AP is the head of Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Sorensen Partners Architects & Planners, Inc. She is a Design and Technical Architect, Masterplanner, and Interior Designer with experience in hotels, restaurants, and recreational facilities. Sorensen Partners is a commercial firm, serving universities, K-12 educational facilities, corporations, institutions, and government – in addition to hospitality.

In This Episode, Marie Talks About

  • Marie SorensenThe role of the architect, and the many kinds of specialists that can be involved in a major build or renovation.
  • The process and who you should call first when considering a project.
  • The qualities, skills and certifications you should look for in an architect and firm, and the right questions to ask to chose the right one.
  • The costs, what’s included in the architecture fees, and how you can avoid scope creep.
  • Mistakes that owners and developers make that can derail a project.

Marie put together a free download for the listeners – Four Decisions and Ten Questions to Ask When Working with an Architect – which goes even deeper into some of the content she shared in the interview.

Resources & Links

Marie Sorensen

Sorensen Partners

Sorensen Partners | Architects + Planners, Inc.
15 Remington St. #1
Cambridge, MA 02138
T: 917.215.5796

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