Process

We begin each project by listening to our client and asking many questions. This helps to determine a starting point, on how to integrate the client’s ideas.  Our design-expertise and problem-solving skills, for budgeting and scope coordination, provide a spring board for additional solutions. Ultimately, a vision of light-filled rooms and volumetric spaces exceeds our client’s expectations. We believe in creating a healthy atmosphere where you can enjoy your family, in all phases of life.  Your home is a reflection of who you are.

Phase I – SCHEMATIC DESIGN

  • Investigate multiple design options with the client’s budget in mind
  • Review local code requirements and setback information
  • Select design direction
  • Phase II – DESIGN DEVELOPMENT
    • Develop selected ideas from schematic design drawings
    • Determine finishes and materials for preliminary specification
    • Acquire preliminary pricing from contractors

Phase III – CONTRACT DOCUMENTS

  • Finalize design details, select fixtures and finishes
  • Prepare drawings for construction and permits
  • Coordination with the Structural  Engineer

 

Phase IV- BID PHASE

  • Obtain bids or a negotiated contract for project

Phase V – CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION

    • Visit site at regular intervals, to review progress + quality of contractor’s work
    • Review general conformance to our contract documents
    • Respond to contractors’ questions and provide solutions
    • Review contractors applications for payment
    • Prepare final ‘punch list’ of work to be completed