Richard Herman and his team of architects are the single most detailed individuals I have met.  Everything was well thought out and under budget.  I recommend them highly.

Happy customer.

Tuesday
Jan192010

Through meeting with the client, we analyze the nature of the project, the extent of the review process and the owner’s requirements.  We tailor the scope of our involvement with these considerations in mind.  The scope of our services may be limited through careful review and mutual agreement with the client, but our commitment to providing services of the highest quality remains a constant.

Tuesday
Jan192010

Project Analysis/Feasibility Studies

We help you with the project analysis to transform your needs into a specific program. This program is the culmination of the analysis of data provided and the existing conditions. This includes the analysis of your objectives, building functions and unique activities, space requirements for each room and their relation to associated adjacencies, specific requirements for your project’s mechanical, electrical and structural systems, site constraints and development requirements, and design and planning considerations.

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Tuesday
Jan192010

Discretionary Approvals

We have significant experience with state and local governments on entitlement issues through our work on hospitality and institutional projects.  We are familiar with the posture of governmental agencies in the community and successfully secure approvals with minimum restrictions through careful resolution of complex issues.

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Tuesday
Jan192010

Master Planning

Master planning and Site Analysis services help you define a long range master plan for your entire project development, including phasing of your project, to assure you the optimum utilization of your property and the creation of the total environment. Master planning and Site Analysis provide you with the maximum use of your resources, and therefore, provide you with the highest level of return on your investment.

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Tuesday
Jan192010

Interior Design

The interior design is developed through an analysis of the owner’s intention and the proposed use. The spectrum of possibilities for interior design ranges from design that reflects the genre of the architecture to design that achieves a desired atmosphere and mood.

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Tuesday
Jan192010

Construction Documents

The extent of the construction documents generated is based on the owner’s requirements and the projected bidding and construction process.  Generally, the following phases are encompassed.

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Tuesday
Jan192010

Bidding, Construction, & Post-Construction 

The scope of our services during these phases is discretionary.  The architect plays a crucial role in creating an atmosphere of professionalism and responsibility.  Responses to contractor and subcontractor requests for information and to the owner’s concerns must be prompt, informed and thorough.  The relationship of the owner, architect and contractor should be one of mutual respect based on a clear commitment to the project

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