PROFESSIONAL SERVICES PACKAGE MENU
800.1.1 SERVICE FEATURES PROVIDED:
We will provide you with the architectural design of a residence, including our Basic Plan Services, as a minimum. Other services & buildings may be added to this agreement, as the parties may determine, by written (emails) agreed to by both parties, with us documenting those added scope items.
800.1.2 BASIC SERVICES. (these are covered in greater detail in the actual agreement for services: they include Architectural: Programming, Schematic Design/Design Development, Construction Documents)
800.1.3 SINGLE 3D IMAGE OF THE EXTERIOR of the Exterior of the proposed House ( more detail is in the actual agreement).
ADVANTAGES & BENEFITS YOU RECEIVE IN THE ABOVE BASIC PLAN: The services provided above, the design of your house, based on what you’ve told us, our creativity, experience & skills. We provide PDFs for your review each phase, ultimately providing architectural Construction Documents. Your Contractor uses these to help obtain the architectural portion of the Building Permit & guides them while building. We provide a single 3D view of your home exterior to help you, your Builder, Lender, Insurer, Appraiser & others see what your home looks like, which answers questions, expediting your project as a shared vision.
SERVICE FEATURES PROVIDED: Package includes: BASIC PLAN (above), Plus:
800.2.1 CABINETRY ELEVATIONS (& Interior Design Geometry of walls at cabinets). (more detail in actual agreement).
800.2.2 SCHEMATIC ELECTRICAL. (more detail in actual agreement).
800.2.4 A 2nd 3D EXTERIOR IMAGE OF THE HOUSE. (more detail in actual agreement).
800.2.5 A 3D 360* ANIMATION AROUND THE EXTERIOR OF THE HOUSE (MOVIE). (more detail in agreement).
ADVANTAGES & BENEFITS YOU RECEIVE IN THE ABOVE INTERMEDIATE PLAN:
everything in previous plan, plus:
Additional design & documents to further define cabinetry features (like drawers rather than just doors), interior design of wall geometry behind cabinets, schematic electrical layout, another 3D view of your home, and a 3D movie of the outside, to help you, your Contractor, Lender, Insurer, Appraiser & others to visualize the design, all around the house exterior. If a picture is worth a thousand words, a movie can be worth a million. The added design details your cabinets & electrical layout so that light switches, outlets, cabinets, & lighting inside, above & under the cabinets have functional, logical locations & attractive features throughout your home.
NOTE: If you do Not have us provide this service, the Contractor will decide these things in a rush in the field, with no design input. This happens at the rough framing stage. No interior doors will be in place. Without our schematic electrical layout, we have seen switches end up behind entry door swings, & other features not provided at all. There can be hundreds of items to locate on the spot. Task lighting under, inside & above the cabinets & special cabinet features could be missed. Please allow us to complete your design with these items, to guide your Contractor to create a better project.
SERVICE FEATURES PROVIDED: Package includes: INTERMEDIATE PLAN (above), Plus:
800.3.1 BIDDING MANAGEMENT SERVICES (more detail in agreement).
800.3.2 NEGOTIATING/ VALUE ENGINEERING (more detail in agreement).
800.3.4 3D ANIMATED MOVIE THROUGH PART OF INTERIOR OF THE HOUSE. (more detail in agreement).
ADVANTAGES & BENEFITS YOU RECEIVE IN THE ABOVE ADVANCED PLAN: everything in the previous plan, plus:
Bidding Management (soliciting licensed Contractors, sending e-documents, answering questions, issuing addenda, analyzing Builder quotes to help you determine the best Builder for your home).
Negotiating with the top Contractor to attempt to Value Engineer the price of your project lower.
A 3D computerized movie of the home INTERIOR, to help you, your Contractor, Lender, Insurer, Appraiser & others to visualize the interior, giving a shared vision.
NOTE: if you don’t know how to Bid a construction project, and you can’t answer Contractors’ questions, and you can’t negotiate complex features in hope of reducing costs, or have time, our providing this package can give you relief.
SERVICE FEATURES PROVIDED: Package includes: ADVANCED PLAN (above), Plus:
800.4.1 CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION (CA) (more detail in agreement)
ADVANTAGES & BENEFITS YOU RECEIVE IN THE ABOVE ADVANCE+ PLAN: everything in the previous plan,
We: visit the project site, take photos, create reports, compare built work versus project documents, process Builder Pay Requests, review shop drawings & other submittals, manage crises, coordinate Contractor & other project professionals, &/or other activities during construction as agreed per a list of suggested services we send to you before this phase begins.
NOTE: if you don’t have time to do these things during the construction months, and if you don’t know how to build projects like this, we can help you, by providing our services to do them for you.
Package includes: ADVANCE+ PLAN (above), Plus:
800.5.1 PROJECT MANAGEMENT (more detail in agreement)
ADVANTAGES & BENEFITS YOU RECEIVE IN THE ABOVE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: everything in the previous plan, plus:
Management of various items not covered in other services, such as with: Lender, Appraiser, Insurance Company, your Attorney, monitoring/creating time schedules, cost estimating (liable free), helping you obtain certain consultants & managing them, color/texture/interiors/appliance/fixture/certain material selections, purchasing, & other misc. services you request in writing, and which we agree to perform in writing.
NOTE: If you don’t have time to do these things & aren’t familiar with how to do them, we can help you, by doing them for you professionally. (If you changed the services provided, change this)
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Note there are also INTRODUCTORY OPTIONAL SERVICES that can be provided Before a main project service has been initiated. These can be seen here: Intro Optional Services.
Note: all of the above are subject to changes per the actual written signed agreement between Owner and Architect. The above are for general examples only and are not part of any agreement.