Milano & Associates
A R C H I T E C T S
Phases of Design

Schematic

·         Gather client input

·         Survey of existing residence and site

·         Gather all zoning information

·         Create alternative design solutions

·         Determine preliminary cost estimates

·         Obtain Planning Department approvals

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Design Development 

·         Refines the design and allows for changes requested by the client
·         Enlist design consultants as needed; requests for proposals
·         Obtain more detailed cost estimates

·         Materials and finishes selections

·         Green building analysis

·         Planning Department and Review Board Approvals

Construction Documents

·         Detailed and accurate computer generated technical drawings

·         Coordination with design consultants

·         Energy Code documentation

·         LEED/ Green Building documentation

·         Detailed material schedules and specifications
·         Apply for Building Permits

Bidding Coordination

·         Coordinate with contractors to obtain detailed cost estimates

·       Help select general contractor
·         Construction Contract review

Construction Administration

·         Detailed site observations to monitor construction process and ensure proper intent of the plans

·         Answer questions/interpret drawings for contractors

·         Provide additional detailing if needed

·         Track changes through the Building Department

 

 

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