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Frequently Asked Questions


How can we know that the Architect has experience?

Regarding Experience

  • What is your design philosophy?
  • What sets your firm apart from other architects with similar experience
  • Do you have experience with the building type and size of my project?
  • Will you share with me a portfolio of similar projects and provide a list of client references?
  • Who from the architecture firm will I be dealing with on a regular basis? Is this the person who will design my project?

Regarding the Project

Its important you ask the Architect the following questions:

• What challenges do you foresee for my project?

• What do you see as the important issues or considerations in my project?

• What is your estimated timetable for my project?

• What means will you use to collect information about my needs, goals, etc.?

• How will you help me to fully understand the scope and sequence of the project? Will you utilize models, drawings, or computer animation?

Regarding Design

What are the steps in the design process, and how are they organized?

• What criteria will be used to establish priorities and make design decisions?

• What do you expect me to provide?

• How disruptive will construction be?

• What role do you have during construction? Am I expected to work with the contractor directly?

• Do you have experience with “green” or sustainable design?

• Do you regularly integrate low or no cost sustainable design strategies into projects?

Regarding the Design Fees

How do you establish fees?

• In anticipation of a formal proposal with costs, what would you expect your fee to be for this project?

• What is included in your basic services and what services would incur additional fees?

• If the scope of the project changes later in the project, will there be additional fees? How will these fees be justified? How will this be communicated to me?

• What is your track record with completing a project within the original budget?

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How good are your plumbers?

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I have signed a tenant agreement, can I back out?

In most cases you may back out but this depends on your tenant and the situation at hand. Say if your job got changed immediately, the landlord may reimburse all your money without questions.

The liability is for rent until the end of the contract or its break clause point. If the landlord agrees to re-market the property and once a new tenant is found, then your liability will be reduced to covering the landlord’s commission and any other expenses from when the property is re-let. It really depends on the situation.

How do we determine the best architect?

Most of these architects have over 8 years of real world Experience in the architecture Industry, working on home plans every month. We believe they can excel at what you need.

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Which are the best areas to buy homes in kampala?

This really depends on how much money you have. Try Kololo or Entebbe Road for luxury residential homes.

How much do rentals around Makerere area cost?

Rentals around Makerere area cost between 300,000 to 1,000,000 Ugx.