Our Planning Guides
If you are thinking about building but don't know where to start contact us to receive one of free our guides request form below.
Residential Project Planning Guide
This guide is a complete resource for homeowner's who are planning to build, remodel, add-on, or renovate. It is a valuable tool designed to guide you along the design process and how to work with your architect. This planning guide helps you approach your project in a systematic manner. Register here to receive your free copy.
Residential Project Starter Package
The Residential Project Starter Package is low committment consultation service that includes a needs, cost, and options review designed to find out everything you need to know about your project before you decide to build. It puts all aspects of your project into an understandable order of importance establishing the groundwork and roadmap for your project. Receive your Project Starter: Needs and Assessment request form here by filling in your contact information and email.
Summary of Architectural Services
This is a handy one-page summary of what an architect does and the sequential design phases a project goes through. These phases are the breakdown of how architects define their design services and the architects role in design. Register here to receive a free PDF copy of the Summary Architectural Design Phases.
Project Budget Worksheet
The Project Budget Worksheet will help you outline costs, and fees for your project. Your architect can help you set aside funds to finance the various costs, including architect fees and interest on the loans. A big part of a successful budget is clear communication with your architect from the beginning. Properly budgeting at the beginning of your project will save you stress & cost overruns down the road. Download your free Project Budget Worksheet here.
How To Hire An Architect
Few things are more exciting than building a new home or building, or watching your old one change before your eyes. And the person who will affect the outcome of your project the most is the architect. His or her plan will dictate the ultimate appearance and function of your project, as well as the financial costs and emotional toll involved in its construction. Download this free guide on the steps in hiring and working with an Architect by registering here.
Client Guide: How To Prepare For Your Design Project
Renovating or building a house can and should be really exciting. However too
often we hear stories, unexpected surprises, misunderstandings between the
contractor, the client and the architect on the contracted scope of the project, and
allowances for items not specified in the contract. This guide will help you establish the groundwork for your design project and will put certain aspect of your project into an understandable order of importantance. Sign up and download your free guide here.