Project Inception -The planning of your project. Schematic Design-During this stage your architect . Design Development-This stage refines the agreed upon schematic design for a clearer definition of the scope and quality of the finished project. Construction Documents-When the design concepts have been decided. There are a number of additional services an Architect can provide including: • project management] • feasibility studies • site selection • building condition audits • programming • interior design • renderings and promotional materials • full time site representation • multiple contract preparation
As a vision moves from an idea to a project, our team will offer expert advice for many questions that must be answered to understand expectations and costs. We offer a full range of pre-construction services including preliminary estimating and budgeting to help guide you through the process. Nobody can accurately estimate the cost of new construction or a building renovation without the expertise of professionals that understand all elements of construction that are not immediately evident to the building owner at the idea stage.
We specialize in preparing every type of estimate you would need including conceptual estimates, bid estimates, and construction cost estimates. A construction cost estimator will be assigned to your building project and will prepare a very detailed estimate in the format that you need. When you provide us with your suppliers, we will contact them and enter your unit pricing or use RS Means. BIM Estimate Budget Estimate Building Estimates Overview Conceptual Estimate Estimate the Cost of Building a House Preliminary Estimate
We have seen a significant increase in the popularity of the design/build option in recent years as many clients realize the advantage of having us responsible for designing, managing and building. This is one of the most cost-effective and efficient ways to manage a construction project. There is an appreciable increase in efficiencies with having one firm providing both design and build services, as all communication and coordination occurs within our own team rather than across multpile organizations.