Our team includes the consultants plus the users,
building management, and buildiong maintenance staff throughout
the design process. We make sure the project responds to
all stakeholders ideas and details of design.
important elements of our approach are nothing new, just
a logical progression of specific work elements
organized to flow smoothly through the process of
analysis, design, and construction. Throughout, the
process is the continuing need for communication, asking
questions, and carefully considering the responses so
that not only the overall concept but the small details
respond directly to the needs of the users.
Define the Scope of Work.
Programming and Predesign Study are used to identify the
specific space and functional requirements, and suggested
approaches. Our team evaluates the alternatives in
terms of good function, maintenance, and life-cycle
costs, while looking at the impact of the project on the
Match the People to the Job.
Design Plus offers a team that together have the
combination of skills needed for the project.
■ Project Management and Design Team experienced including
computer communications and documentation.
■ Civil review for impact of utilities, parking,
landscaping, and handling of water run-off.
■ Architectural review for efficiency, fire and life
safety, internal and external circulation, and
guidance on aesthetics for visual tie to existing
■ Water Penetration, roof evaluation and
recommendations, building envelope details for water
and moisture control.
■ Structural review for cost effective approach to
systems for the building envelope.
■ Electrical design for energy efficient lighting,
power, communications, HVAC, and proper interface of
■ Mechanical review for use of existing heating,
HVAC, plumbing, and fire suppression systems.
The Team are flexible
people, professionals who can and do accomplish many
different kinds of projects