CONCEPT DESIGNS

The Concept Design is a key stage of any project; this initial design sets the parameters for the subsequent design that follows. It is important that the concept design captures all of the factors that might inform the design decisions. This stage of the project is a critical ‘sign off stage’ by the client and we usually a period of exchanges between client and ourselves as the design develops.

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

Design Development services typically include developing the approved concept design documents. The drawings will be further developed and will include additional building details and sections. The structural calculations, foundation plans and framing plans will also be developed, along with other system layouts, and specifications.

PERMITTING

Covers management of the physical planning approval process. Clients are updated at critical stages of the process. Frequent dialogue occurs between planning dept and ourselves. Once approval is granted approval documents are passed on to the client.

PROGRAMMING

Programming services provide our clients the option to do an analysis of their projects. This allows them to address their goals and clarify information prior to commencing site planning and building design phases.

CONTRACT DOCUMENTS

This includes general arrangement drawings, detail drawings, schedules, specifications and contracts.

REPORTING

Covers preparation of reports under the contract.

BUDGETING

We provide a range of cost estimating services from pre-design through bid document stages. Our cost technicians have responsible experience and a thorough knowledge of project details, labor capacity and constraints, and operations. Our success in providing detailed and professional estimates is a result of our comprehensive database of material and labor pricing combined with our familiarity of various market conditions.

CONSTRUCTION PLANNING

We can help tailor a plan for your specific project needs. This includes gauging risk and developing mitigation strategies that will help you save time and money.