Architectural Services: Pre-Construction Phases

Timely Feasibility and Schematic Design Advice

•     Zoning, design guidelines, buildability, and building code analysis to identify opportunities and answers

•     Advice about the profitability of a project, even prior to purchase of the property

•     Identify where major cost-saving changes can be made early in the project, before time and money has been invested in obtaining the development permit.

Organized Building Permit Submissions

•     Extensive experience in assembling building permit submissions, acting as an effective “whip” to tardy team members

•     Help your team focus on life-safety and building envelope document and drawing components

•     Defer more construction-specific work until the permit waiting period

Coordinated Tender and Construction Documents

•     Extensive site experience leads to useful insight in coordinating drawing sets

•     Has garnered praise for completeness of construction drawing sets

•     Attention to detail extends to production of relevant construction specifications and complete project manuals.

Reviewed the City of Vancouver Childcare Design Guidelines, which differ from the provincial regulations, and studied several models of best-practice in day care design to develop this rational space proposal for conversion of an existing amenity space.
*Work completed while at a previous firm.

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