Services

 

Building Design

Professional and efficient development of new construction or renovation plans that successfully resolve a client’s space planning and design requirements.


Space Planning

Graphic study showing arrangement of spaces, room layouts, and activities making up a floor plan. Studies will show room dimensions, shapes, number and types of spaces, and relationships (adjacencies) for all desired spaces. Multiple arrangements can be developed and evaluated for efficiency and functional success.


Site Planning

Development of site plan options showing boundary lines, potential development boundaries, building location(s), pedestrian access, sidewalks, parking, landscaping, lighting, surrounding context and other features.


Facility/Building Analysis|Existing Conditions Report

Evaluation of an existing building including components such as walls, windows, roofs, floor plans, room layouts, building science audits and equipment resulting in a summary report of the findings.


Code Analysis

Project-specific review of applicable codes including building codes, accessibility standards, energy standards, local zoning ordinances, land use plans, and other regulations.


Review of building components, insulation levels, heating and lighting systems, and operational features to assess current performance levels and opportunities for energy savings.

Energy-Efficiency Assessments


Feasibility Study with Cost Estimating

A report outlining options and associated costs for potential solutions to a stated project goal, for example, change of use for an existing structure. Often includes basic drawings or sketches explaining the solutions.


Permitting

Production of drawings and permit applications necessary to submit for zoning or building permits. May include formal presentations to review boards or informal negotiation with regulators, zoning/planning administrators, fire marshals, and other officials.


Contractor Selection - Construction Administration Assistance

Professional and experienced assistance with the selection of qualified General Contractors or Construction Managers. This may include the preparation of competitive bid packages, review of bids, recommendations for award of bids, preparing owner-contractor agreements, and construction administration.