Our Design process gives us the ability to achieve the successful results our clients expect. From aesthetics to function, and budget to construction, we have many years of experience fine-tuning a design process for success. We recognize that every house is different, every site will have unique requirements, and as such, we will custom-fit our scope of services to respond to your needs.

We have 7 steps in our design process. This is an abbreviated list, but please contact us for a complete breakdown of our design process which fully describes each phase of the process.

  1. Site visit
  2. Programming meeting
  3. Schematic design
  4. Design development
  5. “Reality check”
  6. Construction documents
  7. Bidding & Construction

Below is a general outline for Scope of Services on a custom home. However, please note that each project can be custom fit to meet your specific needs.

Phase One: Programming and Preliminary Design

  • Preliminary conferences and project programming
  • Review of existing conditions, zoning & code requirements
  • Site visit, review, and documentation
  • Schematic floor plan & design development

Phase Two: Bank Set and Drawing Development

  • Front elevation & roof design & review
  • All exterior elevations, building sections & review
  • Preparation of electrical plans
  • Coordination with structural consultants as required
  • Preparation of preliminary specifications and allowances (if applicable)

Phase Three: Construction Drawings & Specifications

  • Preparation of interior elevations and cabinet elevations
  • Development of the construction drawings ready for permitting, bidding, and construction
  • Construction Documents to include the following drawings:
  1. Site plan
  2. Dimensioned floor plans
  3. Exterior elevations
  4. Interior & cabinet elevations
  5. Schematic roof plan
  6. Details and sections
  7. Electrical plans
  8. Specifications (if applicable)

Phase Four: Construction Coordination

  • Coordination with engineers and builder, ensuring our plans are ready to go!