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TORCH Mentorship Program – The Business of Architecture

19 November 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Center for Architecture
536 LaGuardia Place
New York

The Business of Architecture: What they Didn’t Teach You In School


What are the important factors in running a successful architecture practice? The fifth panel of the 2019 TORCH Mentorship program explores how architects run a business, manage clients and expectations, make a profit, and prepare for market cycle downturns, etc. A panel of FAIA members will share their experiences before joining roundtable groups for more intimate group conversations.


Speakers:Frances P. Huppert, FAIA, Founder, Frances Huppert, ArchitectJane Smith, FAIA, IIDA, Partner, Spacesmith, LLPHoward L. Zimmerman, FAIA, Principal, Howard L. Zimmerman Architects, PCClaire Weisz, FAIA, Principal-in-Charge, WXY architecture + urban design

Moderator: David C. West, FAIA, Founding Principal Hill West Architects