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I had to significantly upgrade my architectural and technical vocabulary. I’m glad that office was very supportive in this matter and urge me to speak up during the meetings and discussions as well proofread my initial submissions. I had a chance to learn from extremely talented project architects and architectural technicians that were keen to spend extra time to explain all the uncertainties.
Although company was small it represented a good organisation and practice management.
I was however not overly exposed to discussions regarding resource, cost, finance and duty of care etc which are more over-arching in principle.
The management style did also mean that only the director and associate were privy to salient project information, and this was fed down through the design team - with regard to how the project was progressing, upcoming resource, profit margins etc, and whilst the technical theory of what I was doing was clear, this management style did decontextualise the process for me.
I regret that I could not improve my knowledge in this matter and fully understand the methods of operating the small