Architectural Services

Conceptual Design


Site Analysis + Selection

Site Planning + Development

Zoning + Code Compliance

Construction Documentation

Bidding Process

Project Administration

Construction Site Observation

Barrier-Free ADA Study

Space + Tenant Planning

Material Search

New + Remodel

Exterior + Interior




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THE DESIGN PROCESS: Archkinetiks Anatomy For Successful Design

Pre-Design Studio:                         

Develop Programme /  Explore Possibilities / Define Function + Flow / Diagrams / Create Vision and Define a Concept 

Site Development Studio:           

Site Analysis + Selection / Site Environmental Impact Study / Site Verification of Survey / Verification of Existing On Site Facilities + Structures / Zoning Ordinance + Building Construction Code + Energy Compliance Processing + Assistance /  Coordination of Disciplines Integrating into the Site + Design / Provide Site Conceptual Studies / Site Planning Concepts + Development + Design

Design Studio:                            

Schematic Design Phase:
Establish 2-Dimensional Space + 3-Dimensional Space Configurations from the Defined Programme 

Design Development Phase: 
Incorporating Design Systems + Project Detail into the 2 + 3-Dimensional Schematic Design such as Mechanical, Electrical, Structural, Acoustical, Universal Design + All Energy Systems Implementation, Research Materials, Specifications, Define Preliminary Design Pricing and Collect Owner Approvals

Architectural Design:  
Finalize All Material Research Selections, Specifications + Incorporate Sustainable Design Solutions while Detailing Project  /  Coordinate + Orchestrate of All Disciplines Involved within the Design: Structural / Mechanical / Electrical / Civil/Energy / Landscape / Lighting / Interior / Acoustical / Special

Construction Documentation:

Create Drawings, Details, Material + Systems Selections and Written Specification Required to Encompass the Entire Project Site thru Structure / Compile + Prepare Documents for the Bidding Process and Building Construction / Energy Code + Local Ordinance Reviews

Bidding Negotiation + Coordination Studio:                  

Review Project with Bidders, Provide Addenda + Bulletins For Change, Collect + Review Bid with Owner, Evaluate Bid, Suggest Bid Award                             

Construction Site Observation:
Archkinetiks Will Present as the Owners Representative, + Will Work Closely with the General Contractors to Observe + Insure the Work is in Compliance with the Design Intent and in Accordance with the Documents    

Construction  Management:                    

Submittal Services / Observation Services / Project Representation / Coordinate Testing + Inspection Administration, Provide Requested Supplemental Documentation, Review Pay Applications + Change Order Requests, Administration of Furniture + Equipment Installations, Project Punch Listing + Close Out

Ensure the Contractor Provides: Record Drawings, Maintenance + Operational Programming + Review  Guides to the Owner, Warranty Reviews and Documentation, Post Contract Evaluation