Service

In every element of our practice we are committed to achieving quality, responsiveness, innovation and cost-efficiency that exceeds client expectations. We have become a recognized leader in high-performance people-centered design and have helped set the standard for sustainable architecture, value engineering and architecture that supports healthy, energizing and inviting environments. Beyond our service on individual projects, we work to establish and value long-term relationships with our clients. Our range and depth of experience ensures that regardless of type, scope or scale, challenges will be overcome, opportunities will be maximized and vision will be realized.

Planning

Knowing where you’re going is the key to arriving successfully. Our assessment, planning and programming processes help our clients establish a roadmap for project development.

ASSESSMENT

Feasibility Studies
Impact Studies
Market Analysis
OSPI Study and Surveys
Facility Assessment
Site Evaluation/Selection
PLANNING

Long-Range Master Planning
Bond Issue Planning and Budgeting
Capital Campaign Planning and Budgeting

PROGRAMMING

Facility Programming
Space Planning
Educational Specifications
OUTREACH

Community Forums and Presentations
Planning Committee Facilitation
Board and Financing Presentations
Bond Issue Promotion
Capital Campaign Strategies

Architecture

Through all we do, we seek to facilitate a graceful convergence of form, materials and purpose that results in the perfect intersection of inspiration, functionality, aesthetics and comfortable use. From the earliest stages of conceptual vision through construction, close out and warranty, we work side by side with our clients to ensure that every element of project planning is fulfilled in the final design solution.

ARCHITECTURE

Conceptual Design
Pre-Design
Design


PROCESS

Permitting and Agency Approvals
OSPI D-Form Preparation
ADA Compliance
Construction Administration
Hazardous Materials Abatement
Commissioning
GC/CM Process

ANALYSIS

Cost Estimating
Value Engineering
Life-Cycle Costing
Constructability Review

Interiors

Our interior designs enhance creativity, productivity, functionality and achievement. Through thoughtful selection of materials, finishes and fixtures, we work with our clients to achieve inspirational, energizing and healthy interior environments.


INTERIORS
Interior Design
Space Planning
Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment Selection
Art Selection
Materials and Finishes

BRANDING
Environmental Graphics
Signage
Themes and Concepts

Sustainability

Our commitment to sustainable architecture far predates current design trends. We have been at the forefront of the national conversation on environmental stewardship since the 1970s and have emerged as an acknowledged leader in high-performance, environmentally conscious design.

Energy and resource conservation as well as maximizing operational cost efficiency is a priority and we have been incorporating many of the sustainable strategies and elements currently seen as leading edge since the 1990s. Our firm is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and Living Building Challenge, and offers an employer-paid in-house USGBC LEED® training program to all of our staff.

Our specialized sustainable planning and project services include:

Eco Design Planning Workshops
Alternative Product Selection
Automated Building System Controls
Green Roof Systems
Daylighting and Natural Ventilation Strategies
Photovoltaic Array Technology
Biomass Energy
Energy Retrofits
LEED® Building Certification