Architects may not be surprised to learn that workplace stress contributed an estimated $190 billion to U.S. healthcare costs in 2015. The cutthroat culture of design that has architecture students working the longest hours of any major in college often continues into practice, with potentially dire consequences: a report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention showed that the architecture, engineering, and construction industry has one of the highest rates of suicide of any occupation. While workloads—and work habits—are hard to change, architects are less likely to burn out when they feel a sense of competence, control, support, flexibility, and humor in their day-to-day. Here are tips for building a healthy, successful firm culture from practitioners and psychologists alike.
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