Finding a trustworthy architect for your new custom home project is of paramount importance. I have noticed many cases where the client simply trusts the custom home builder without hiring an architect which can turn out to be a big mistake. The importance of an architect can never be more emphasized, particularly for a custom home. The architect whom you hire should be experienced and knowledgeable.
The guidance of an architect can go a long way in making sure that the custom home turns out as per the expectations of the client. The architect can give a lot of inputs with regard to the structural possibilities of the construction. The client may want a certain feature in the custom home but its the architect who would confirm about the possibilities.
Choosing an architect is not always so easy. However, with the advent of the internet, finding an architect online has made things easier. Of course, you may also want to talk to your custom home builder before finalizing on the architect.