What constitutes full architectural services?
As a licensed professional with many years of experience, we are equipped to provide a range of services that go above and beyond basic architectural design. Depending on the complexity of your project and your goals, we either refer or hire other licensed professionals as consultants, to do the work that they have expertise in. We coordinate the entire team, so that you don’t have to.
Full architectural services help you take your project from conception to completion in a single stream.
The following is a list of all the services we can provide. As with all projects not all of the these services may be required.
Ground work that helps define the problem and create the framework for design.
Vision and Strategy Planning
Siting, i.e. Identifying the ideal location for a building or use.
Research zoning, ordinances, and codes
Site Surveyors – boundary, topography, trees – referrals to surveyors
Existing conditions survey/ As-Built Drawings – referrals to other service providers
Geo-technical Surveys – referrals to service providers
Design solutions that start at a conceptual level and become more refined as various systems are integrated.
Lighting Design and Electrical Layout
Finish, Fixture, and Equipment Selections (FFE)
Production of documents used for permitting, bidding, and construction of the project. These documents must be accurate, coordinated and consistent, complete and understandable.
Specifications for materials, installation methods, tolerances, performance criteria, testing, etc.
Schedule of selections for finishes, fixtures, and equipment
Construction Cost Evaluation
Bidding and Comparative Analysis
City Building Permitting Review
Construction Observation Services
As the Architect it is our Goal is to assist you and the contractor to build the project as designed.
Review of shop drawings and submittals.
Response to RFIs (Requests for Information) from Builder
Approve Draw Requests and Change Orders