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Paul Nakazawa: Organization (February 18, 2013)01:15:55

Paul Nakazawa reviews his earlier discussions of architectural practice paradigms and his four-point model of practice, consisting of the interrelation of strategy, design, content, and delivery. He frames his discussion within a four-point model consisting of the interaction of strategy, organization, process and markets. He then discusses the internal organizational coherence of an architectural practice in terms of three factors: the enterprise, the infrastructure, production--plus the coalesce where all three overlap. He reviews organizational models of different kinds of architectural practices: radial, matrix, and network organizations. Nakazwa concludes with responses to audience questions about starting an architectural practice, the irrelevance of the practice model of the previous generation, and the trend towards either very large or very small architectural firms.