Verify availability of site utilities, suitability of site topography, road and highway access, zoning and condition of existing buildings.
Derive sets of goals for physical facilities. Study facts affecting planning decisions. Provide sets of alternative designs indicating overall organization of buildings and major services within buildings. Show phases of construction. Arrive at consensus on optimum design. Develop drawings of existing facilities on CAD system.
Define required space relationships for a given construction project.
Study alternative designs for a given construction project. Define types of construction materials. Arrive at consensus of design with client and other consultants. Facilitate design process with in-house CAD system.
Full interior design services with furnishings, interior finishes and colors chosen to best serve user’s needs, provide long service life and provide an environment conducive to activities planned for the space.
Review applicable codes and develop options to meet requirements in a cost-effective manner. Analyze facilities and systems to determine long-range value and efficiency.
Work closely with consultants to develop mechanical and electrical systems to meet defined needs for a given construction project. Review designs for appropriateness to project.
Control construction costs at all phases of design and construction with the general competitive bid process or in conjunction with a construction manager.
Describe construction requirements in detail to facilitate government review, bidding, and construction.
Specify construction requirements. Derive specifications from a set of master specifications developed in-house to cover the needs of educational facilities.
Observe construction for quality control, fair payments to contractors and adherence to schedule. Equitably resolve conflicts arising during construction.
Specify equipment in flexible manner to meet client’s needs and in-house abilities.