Our Services

 Our work goes beyond providing quality construction documents. 

We work to provide full-service architectural services to each of our clients.

 

Some of our additional services include:

Interior Design

Our interior designers work with clients and project types in all of our core markets. From programming and space planning, to developing color and materials palettes and FF&E selection, the intent of our interior design team is to create a strong sense of place and enhance each client’s brand identity.

Entitlement Services

  • Assist in due diligence by researching requirements necessary for the  client to receive building entitlement approvals
  • Develop a preliminary architectural site plan in accordance with local codes and ordinances
  • Review preliminary architectural site plan with the client and engineering/design consultants for applicable development compliance
  • Review client-approved exterior elevations with jurisdictions in order to evaluate the design’s compliance with local requirements
  • Prepare and submit a Due Diligence Report
  • Create and transmit submittal packages to the jurisdiction with all required applications, agreements, color renderings and material boards
  • Attend jurisdiction meetings
  • Deliver documentation of obtained approvals and building code information/jurisdictional requirements to the client
  • Schedule a final review of the building entitlement phase with the client before proceeding to schematic design

Laser/3D Project Scanning

Laser scanning is often leveraged for projects which require accurate documentation of existing conditions, especially if the team will be working on an existing building with little to no prior documentation of the as-built conditions. The scanner produces a point cloud, which is linked into Building Information Modeling software to produce extremely accurate construction documents (a process known as “Scan-to-BIM” in the industry).  This technology often streamlines the project, reduces future errors and omissions and may lead to a more efficient project timeline.

Virtual Reality

We use this cutting edge tool as part of our design process. We are able to transport users to 3D environments where they freely move and interact with the designs we create, and we are able to design and make changes in real time. This technology gives us the ability to efficiently auto-populate fixture plans, equipment and finishes and give our clients the experience of walking through the project before construction begins.

Comprehensive Codes Services

Our Director of Codes Services, Eirene Knott is critical to our studios. Her experience and vast knowledge of building code requirements is a key resource to our client account teams. She works with all of our teams to implement safe, building code-compliant solutions. To say she is well-known in building code circles is an understatement – Eirene has more than 25 certifications in various building code specialty practices. She is a certified Fire Marshal, a Master Code Professional, and a Certified Building Official through the International Code Council.