Being an architect entails a lot challenges. If you really want to be a successful one in the future, and work for a reputable architecture company in Malaysia, you need to work hard and believe in yourself. Apart from improving your architecture design skills, you also need to focus on developing your social skills and negotiation skills. Below is a list of the top firms in the world. Keep this list for future reference.

1. Jacobs (United States)

Employed architects – 636
Income – £1-1.5 billion

2. Junglim Architecture (South Korea)

Employed architects – 596
Income – $80 to 89 million

3. Kunwon (South Korea)

Employed architects – 530
Income – $80 to 89 million

4. Stantec (Canada)

Employed architects – 530
Income – $340 to 349 million

5. SmithGroupJJR (United States)

Employed architects – 522
Income: $160 to 169 million

6. Gensler (United States)

Employed architects – 2,570
Income – $1 to 1.5 billion

7. Nikken Sekkei (Japan)

Employed architects – 1,796
Income – $500 to 599 million

8. AECOM (United States)

Employed architects – 1,491
Income – $320 to 329 million

9. Perkins+Will (United States)

Employed architects – 1,140
Income -$350 to 359 million

10. HDR (United States)

Employed architects – 1,072
Income – $310 to 319 million

11. IBI Group (Canada)

Employed architects – 851
Income – $220 to 229 million

12. Woods Bagot (Australia)

Employed architects – 840
Income – $150 to 159 million

13. HOK (United States)

Employed architects – 821
Income – $270 to 279 million

14. Aedas (China)

Employed architects – 788
Income – $230 to 239 million

15. DP Architects (Singapore)

Employed architects – 767
Income – $110-119 million

16. Sweco (Sweden)

Employed architects – 700

17. HKS (United States)

Employed architects – 685
Income – $230 to 239 million

18. White Arkitekter (Sweden)

Employed architects – 681
Income – $100 to 109 million

19. Foster + Partners (United Kingdom)

Employed architects – 671
Income – $230 to 239 million

20. Perkins Eastman (United States)

Employed architects – 658