Al Cross is a Vice President at PGAV Destinations, a St. Louis firm that designs theme parks. Some of PGAV's latest projects include the Space Shuttle Atlantis Complex and Lost Kingdom at the Tulsa Zoo. Al brings a large-firm perspective to Business of Architecture. In this episode, Al talks shares some of the business strategies that have helped PGAV succeed.
In this podcast we discuss: two important business strategies: differentiation and execution; the one thing architecture students must do to increase their chances of getting a good job; the current state of architectural education.
The AIA podcasts cover topics for independent architecturs in business, marketing, career progress, time and money management and more. We cover topics on running a profitable and impactful architecture practice, and how to create an architectre practice of your dreams. If you believe that great design can go hand-in-hand with financial reward that profit and design are not mutually exclusive, that money, art and social responsibility can co-exist then these podcasts are for you.
The podcasts are resourceful, educational and informative not only for architects, but for anyone building a career in the construction industry in general.
The Andrea Klimko Academy provides industry specific training tailored to the Design, Build & Property Industry.
Our online portal covers a wide variety of courses from the key areas of
business and marketing for property professionals, BIM (Building Information Modeling) and construction technology and
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