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If you're like many builders, you're accustomed to working directly with your customers. You have input into what you build and complete control over how you build it. But add an architect to the picture, and three's a crowd. Many builders are uncomfortable solving problems or correcting omissions and oversights by committee. Many have difficulty interpreting the intent of a design with which they have not been involved from the beginning. In my experience as a carpenter, foreman, and project manager on architect-designed projects, I've grown accustomed to working on projects where the client hires an architect to design the building and a general contractor to build it. My initial assumptions about working with an architect, however, proved to be