Design Process


Artchitect

Client

1

Preliminary Design

RESEARCH

  • program
  • budget analysis
  • zoning review
  • existing condition plans
  • concept development

  • client questionaire
  • provide/review concept imagery
  • approve program

2

Design Development

PRELIMINARY PLANS

  • floor plans
  • contractor coordination (CM, DB*)
  • preliminary cost estimate
  • 3D conceptual models

  • floor plan approval
  • contractor selection (CM, DB)
  • budget review

3

Construction Documents

DRAWINGS & SPECIFICATIONS

  • refine interior layouts
  • reflicted ceiling plans
  • detail drawings
  • consultant drawings
  • finish fixture, hardware, lighting, accessory selection
  • cost estimate revisions

  • cost estimate review
  • finish and fixture approval
  • hardware and lighting

4

Construction Bidding

BUILDING PERMIT

  • provide plans and specs for bidding
  • assist in selection of contractor (DBB)*
  • contractor to provide final pricing (CM, DB)

  • contact with contractor (DBB)

5

Construction Administration

OBSERVATION

  • manage contractor questions
  • provide clarification
  • review shop drawings
  • site reports
  • punch list

  • site meetings with contractor and architect