Client speaks directly to Architect (Friendly, Courteous, Helpful).
Schedule Site Meeting
Clients communicate their needs, wants, and budget to Architect.
Design Possibility Study
Look at the design possibilities. Answer client’s “what-if” questions.
Measure & Document
Architect measures and documents existing conditions.
Architect draws existing “As-built” plans (and elevations) of affected areas.
Architect develops initial sketches of design possibilities (DPS).
Yay's and Nay's
Architect meets with clients to review various DPS sketches. Clients communicate their likes and dislikes to the Architect.
Architect refines design to achieve the final design of the DPS.
Client approves final design and the DPS is concluded.
Design to Contractor
Final design is sent to general contractor (Creative Contracting, Inc. or other) for final budgeting and material selections.
General Contractor enters into architectural agreement with architect to develop final construction documents for estimating and building permits.
Building and Zoning
Building and zoning permit application and payment by General contractor.