Industrial Architect

Industrial architects lend their expertise in designing spaces where functional requirements are topmost priority. The buildings typically designed by industrial architects include warehouses, factories, storage buildings, distribution and logistics facilities, production and processing plants, power plants, transport hubs and terminals, and many more. An industrial architect is a type of architect who is able to translate and integrate the different processes, machinery, equipment, and other requirements of a specific industry into a functional building design. The main goal of industrial architects is to be able to provide a space that can help streamline the operations of a business while providing an ergonomic space for its users.

Conservation Architect

The UK is known as home to many of the world’s most remarkable structures. But just like many other buildings, these historical properties are vulnerable to normal wear and tear. For such protected and historic properties conservation architects are experts that specialize in conservation consultancy and in the restoration of. They usually work with listed buildings such as museums, castles, palaces, ecclesiastical buildings, and even residential properties that hold historical interest. These types of architects display an in-depth understanding of period architecture which aids them in effectively preserving the beauty and craftsmanship of historic buildings, while still making sure that the building inhabitants. When it comes to the legislation and regulations involved when renovating or extending listed buildings conservation architects are also knowledgeable.

Sustainable / Green Design Architect

To greenhouse gas emissions worldwide buildings, both domestic and non-domestic, remain as huge contributors. More people are becoming aware of how structures negatively impact the environment and this is why sustainable architecture is increasingly becoming in-demand. Sustainable architects possess an expertise in creating environmental-friendly and energy efficient builds. They are knowledgeable in the best sustainable products and green building methods to utilize in order to meet necessary standards. These architects must be proficient when it comes to using innovative construction features and must be imaginative in finding ways to integrate these innovations into a functional and visually appealing space. They also work closely with the construction industry supply chain to ensure that local skilled and unskilled labor resources and locally produced materials and components are used wherever possible for the building. The sustainable architecture also means that an architect is also more likely to present designs that fit within the natural environment in a non-obtrusive way.

Commercial Architect

Mostly students of architecture will tell you that their dream is to design high-rise buildings that will define a city’s skyline or maybe create the next iconic tourist spot that will be photographed by millions of people. These types of structures are specially designed by commercial architects.
Those who specializes in designing building projects such as retail shops, office towers, hotels, museums, hospitals, public buildings, government centers, and other non-residential properties are commercial architects. They are experts in designing buildings that are functional and practical for a large number of building users whilst also aspiring to be memorable or even inspirational places. Aside from having superb design skills, a commercial architect is required to have a full understanding of commercial building codes, safety regulations, and the financials involved in construction.

Landscape Architect

As this term means , landscape architects specialize in the design and development of outdoor spaces such as private and public gardens, lawns, parks, squares, orchards, and building walkways. They involved in designing projects such as golf courses, resorts, and other recreational spaces. These architects have an expertise in horticulture because they are the ones who determine what types of trees, plants, flowers, and other greenery should be placed in specific spaces. They base there decisions on factors such as climate, the location of the property, and what types of greenery will thrive in the chosen environment. As increasing popularity of sustainable design, landscape architects are not only limited to outdoor spaces.