Below is an outline of how we work together to bring your project to life. While it illustrated in a straight line, the process almost never goes the way. Its an iterative process which leads us to a solution that is not know at the beginning. This is what makes it so exciting and enjoyable — we create a project together based on you specific needs and situation. 


  • Program + Budget Analysis
  • Client Questioare
  • Existing Conditions Survey
  • Zoning / Code Review
  • Schedule

Before we move on: Program + Budget Approval

Schematic Design

  • Preliminary Site Plan
  • Preliminary Floor Plan(s)
  • Preliminary Building Sections
  • Preliminary Cost Estimate

Before we move on: SD Package + Preliminary Cost Estimate Approval

Design Development

  • Site Plan
  • Floor Plan(s)
  • Building Sections
  • Building Elevations
  • Outline Specification
  • Structural Concept
  • MEP Concept
  • Revised Cost Estimate

Before we move on: DD Package + Revised Cost Estimate Approval

  • Technical Drawings
  • Finish, Fixture, + Appliance Selection
  • Hardware, Lighting, + Accessory Selection
  • Construction Details
  • Millwork Details

Before we move on: CD Package Approval

Construction Documents

  • Contractor(s) provide pricing and schedule
  • Negotiate proposals + award contract
  • Obtain building permits

With a GC on board, its time to build.

Contractor Selection

Bidding + Negotiation

  • Weekly site meetings
  • Shop drawing approvals M
  • Material finish + Product approvals
  • Project close out + Punch list

The GC packs up and you get the keys

Construction Observation