The Virtual Architectural Practice Model, developed by Peter after the Great Recession caused architectural unemployment and opportunities redefine practice precipitated by a connected digital world...now even more relevant with recession likely to follow the COVID-19 crisis. The Model facilitates a national architectural practice with no fixed overhead...no office, no payroll, and no equipment; it is a cloud-based entity without borders. Macrae ARCHitecture in its ninth year is a national architecture practice completely web- and cloud-based. The practice fosters a healthy Work-Life-Balance, Gender and Pay Equity an "Incubator of Solopreneurs". Explore the benefits, risks, and requirements of an entirely virtual practice to determine its relevancy for you. Presentations will include some of the legal and insurance requirements to consider in a Virtual Architectural Practice with a particular focus on employment, licensing and technology issues along with ways to manage them. The AIA Trust Guide to Virtual Practice, will be referenced.
Understand the Virtual Architectural Practice Model and its relevancy in a post COVID-19 world.
Understand some of the legal requirements for the Virtual Architectural Practice firm owner, workers & collaborators.
Understand some of the Virtual Architectural Practice inherent risks associated with technology, as well as policies and procedures to manage them.
Understand some of the different types of insurance coverage that should be considered in a Virtual Architectural Practice.