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Our office has a standard of saying:

"We take the Architect's delusions of grandeur and make them stand up."

Works for me


> I get asked this question or similar one quite often.  Generally, I try
> and describe to the layman this way.
> "The architect is in charge of the overall project and deal with
> aestetics and function.  Once they have determined what they want, they
> give it to the engineers who figure out how to make it work.  The
> architect then comes in, puts on the door knobs and paint then gets all
> the money and glory."
> Over simplified maybe but they usually get the point.  I'm still waiting
> for the money and glory.
> Dennis McCroskey
> Architect/SE