We prepared this guide after seeing so many people struggle with understanding the design and construction process.
This process can seem like a complex and frightening roadblock for those who
haven’t been through it before.
The first and most important step is to find and hire your architect.
For someone new to the design and construction process, there are many
• How do I find the right architect for my project?
• What can they bring to my project?
• How much are architects fees?
• What about contractors?
• And most importantly: what are the key, critical steps I need to take to ensure that I hire the architect that is the right match for my project?
In the following pages, you will discover the answers to these questions – and more. We hope you enjoy this guide and look forward to your feedback on the contents.
There are three basic methods to deliver a project from the design phase through completion of construction. The following guide includes a general outline and description of each method, indicating the benefits of each.