Meet with Principal Builders to define the big picture objectives, goals, and budget. Once these are established, the objectives can be broken down more specifically through the process.
The first work involves documenting the parameters which includes
Brainstorming and collaboration takes place between the builder, architect, and the owner to paint a picture so that everyone on the team is on the same page.
With the client’s approval, the design continues to develops with material fine tuning and renderings to visually represent the completed project.
After the design developed, the preliminary construction budget is established to define the materials and services needed to complete the project. This is used as a reference point to price bids from subcontractors and vendors. As the design develops more, the conceptual budgets are reviewed continuously.
Architectural construction plans are made to visually represent the contruction details needed to complete the project.
Based on the preliminary construction budget and architectural construction plans, subcontractors and vendors will submit a fixed price for their material and labor required to complete an aspect of the project. Here, Principal Builders and the owner collaborate to determine which bid to award.
After the subcontractor and vendor bids have been awarded, the construction budget is finalized for the approval of the client which includes:
The project schedule is made to reflect the following based off the projections of the subcontractors and vendors:
The selection schedule details each aspect of the project schedule. The schedule provides you with a selection timeline of when personal choices need to be made such as