I charge fees in any of three ways, depending on what makes the most sense for architect and client alike: hourly, a lump sum, or a percentage of the construction cost.
I attended the University of Illinois at Chicago and obtained a Bachelor of Architecture degree. I am licensed in the state of Illinois. I earn continuing education credits every year, ranging from new products to green/environmental design concepts (I am also LEED certified). I am a member of the American Institute of Architects. We have achieved an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.
Steve Vasilion: "I remember as a nine-year old telling anyone who would listen that I was going to be an architect. There was never a 'Plan B'.