PROFILE
PROJECT PROCESS OUTLINE
New construction and remodels.  Project specifics will vary.

GETTING STARTED
•        Initial meeting, visit project site
•        Client wish list, budget, finishes, schedule, drawings
•        Fees: Architect, Structural Engineer, others
•        Owner to provide title report, reference images, & wish list
•        Land survey
•        Agreement between Owner & Architect
PROGRAMMING AND EXISTING CONDITIONS
•        As-built measurements of existing conditions of house & site
•        Develop space program & goals
•        Review zoning requirements: setbacks, height limits, lot coverage, parking, etc.
SCHEMATIC DESIGN
•        Review basic zoning issues with City Planner
•        Develop rough sketches of initial ideas
•        Refine schematic Design with floor plans, exterior elevations, site plan & building sections
•        Client to meet with Contractor to get ballpark construction pricing
DESIGN DEVELOPMENT
•        Input schematic design into computer
•        Provide drawings to Structural Engineer
•        Begin selection of materials, fixtures & finishes
PERMIT DRAWINGS / CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS
•        Prepare basic drawings for permit submittal
•        Incorporate structural engineering into drawings: foundation, framing, details, & notes
•        Submit for building permit
•        Provide drawings to Contractor for preliminary pricing
•        Incorporate permit review comments from City into drawings
•        Continue development of detailed information for construction
•        Complete interior elevations: cabinets, tile layout, etc.
•        Lighting & electrical plans
•        Develop written specifications to include materials, finishes, fixtures, appliances, paints
CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION
•        Pre-construction meeting with Owner, Contractor & Architect
•        Site visits during construction as required
•        Answer contractor questions as required
Process
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