• review your goals for the project
• ask questions - listen to your desires – review photographs you’ve collected
• take into consideration special needs, furnishings, or collections that need to be accommodated.
• consider the site – views, topography, features
• review applicable zoning considerations, covenants, and code restraints is also performed during this phase.
• programming is incorporated and basic spatial relationships are developed
• initial plans and sketches are presented.
• conceptual site plan, preliminary floor plans exterior elevations.
• refinement of the design of the project
• establish the scope, relationships, forms, size, and appearance of the project
• plans, sections and elevations, 3D modeling, typical construction details, and equipment layouts.
architectural review committee approval (if applicable)
• design review plan set is submitted to the governing review agency for approval
• drawings and specifications that establish in detail the quality level of materials and systems required
• assisting the owner in obtaining either competitive bids or negotiated proposals
• assist the owner in awarding and preparing contracts for construction.
• concepts become a reality
• represent the client’s interests during construction
• shop drawings, site visits, regular progress meetings
• contractor’s applications for payment are reviewed
• concludes with owner occupancy