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.  

Pre-Design Services

Ground work that helps define the problem and create the framework for design.

  • Vision and Strategy Planning

  • Feasibility Analysis

  • Programming

  • Site Selection

  • Site Analysis

  • Siting, i.e. Identifying the ideal location for a building or use.

  • Cost Analysis

  • 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 Services

Design solutions that start at a conceptual level and become more refined as various systems are integrated.

  • Site Design

  • Architectural Design

  • Interior Design

  • Lighting Design and Electrical Layout

  • Finish, Fixture, and Equipment Selections (FFE)

Documentation Services

Production of documents used for permitting, bidding, and construction of the project. These documents must be accurate, coordinated and consistent, complete and understandable.

  • Construction drawings

  • Technical drawings

  • Material research

  • Specifications for materials, installation methods, tolerances, performance criteria, testing, etc.

  • Schedule of selections for finishes, fixtures, and equipment

  • Permit drawings

PRE-CONSTRUCTION SERVICES

  • Construction Cost Evaluation

  • Bidding and Comparative Analysis

  • Contractor Selection

  • City Building Permitting Review

  • Value Engineering

Construction Observation Services

As the Architect it is our Goal is to assist you and the contractor to build the project as designed.

  • Site Visits

  • Field Reports

  • Review of shop drawings and submittals.

  • Response to RFIs (Requests for Information) from Builder

  • Approve Draw Requests and Change Orders

  • Project Close-out