The Design and Construction Process 101.

Designing and building a house or building takes a while. Figure a year often more. For an addition deduct about 30%. Why does it take so long? Because there is a lot that goes into it. For simplicity we organize this in 3 basic parts, with sub-headings. In summary:
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Recent Project Cost Increases

We’ve been getting back bids in the past few months (summer/fall 2020) that were higher than expected. Wow! Why? -Post pandemic factors include:
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Dos and don’ts of Project Closeout

Getting through the finish line of a construction project can be difficult. Transgressions may have happened during the project , and the window to “settle the score” may seem to be vanishing. Owners, builders, subcontractors and architects may double-down and gird for confrontation. This is usually a poor strategy for
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Architects and Engineers vs Covid

Wind and air movement You have been subjected to months worth of social distancing, hand washing, masking and related hygiene precautions. But you should also be reminded that since the virus is primarily

Why do Our Projects Run Smoothly?

Because we make sure our clients, builders and approving agencies understand what’s happening in the process..so they get it. No surprises-just clear communication and thoughtful decisions executed in a timely manner. That’s the key to projects that run smoothly. Who gets it and how? Those many clients that listen