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KREON LLC
PROLOGE
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documents, permits and, finally, construction. Obviously, changing major elements early in schematic design will have less impact than during construction, but it’s often difficult for most homeowners to understand how the project will look until it’s under construction. Designers have a number of tricks
Process the project early. In design and construction, there are formal steps that most teams follow to translate your needs into the project. Each stage builds upon the previous one with increasing levels of complexity. Usually the project is set up as initial research and discovery, schematic design
“Again - not the most practical, but I definitely like the general feel - spacious, simple, clean lin” — vyao
Stephenson Design Collective
6 Reviews
Elemental Design, LLC
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Establish your budget and add at least 10 per cent Be sure to set aside a construction contingency for critical items – and don’t be tempted to use it just to put in an upgraded cooktop! Due to the complexity of the construction process, unforeseen issues will come up. Without a contingency, you might
Design HelpGiven the busy lives most of us lead, we don’t have the time to research every type of technology and material that might be used on a construction project. Use professionals to save some of the time that would otherwise be spent learning and perfecting the process. Architects are trained not
design pro can provide guidance on what team members will likely be required for the project. And not just for the big ones, like a full custom home construction. Smaller projects like additions and remodels also can benefit from a pro’s expertise.Architects can usually recommend other team members, too,
“Reminds me of our bath in Los Angeles. Like the cool feeling” — friendandrea
Swatt | Miers Architects
5 Reviews
Sunol Modern Residence
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winter wondering where all your hard-earned money has gone.More:What to Consider Before Starting ConstructionConstruction Timelines: What to Know Before You Build7 Ways to Plan Early for a Smooth Construction ProjectHow to Stick to Your Remodeling GoalsGet help: Find a home pro near you
planning for is out of your reach. There may be opportunities to reduce costs by changing the scope of the project. For example, instead of fully constructing a basement bathroom in a new house, you might just rough in the plumbing so it could be finished at a later date. Or it could be possible to reduce
“living” — rajeevw
Danny Broe Architect
3 Reviews
Victorian Workers Cottage Addition
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weekly or biweekly status report can help identify areas of concern. This should be done at the onset of the project and continue through construction. The construction phase is where there are likely to be changes due to site conditions, availability of products or other factors. Be sure to get all changes
every stage of the building process. In construction the document is usually called a change order; it explains the nature of the change and the cost. Sometimes the changes are called extras, because they are additional to what was agreed on in the construction contract.For example, a homeowner might
“Extension” — nancyhollyabby
Great Rooms Designers & Builders
13 Reviews
Kitchen
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contractor:• How long will the overall construction last?• Ask your contractor what you can do to guard against delays. Oftentimes this means having all the product onsite and not designing in the field and making changes.• Discuss dust control. How will the construction be sectioned off from the rest of
neighbors know you're starting a construction project and that there will be crews around. Tell them to please let you know if they have issues. Noise, debris and blocking the street with deliveries are often issues that come up with neighbors.Set up a recurring weekly construction meeting to touch base with
“Another nice looking shot of cabinets flush with the ceiling” — shelland
Northworks Architects and Planners
1 Review
Thistle Hill Farm
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power the home and pool equipment and send leftover power back to the grid.The construction is timber frame with structural integrated panels (SIPs) at the roof. The original barn’s rustic purlin and rafter roof construction inspired the structural system, but the new trusses have a cleaner, contemporary
energy to power the home and pool equipment and send leftover power back to the grid.The construction is timber frame with structural integrated panels (SIPs) at the roof. The original barn’s rustic beam roof construction inspired the structural system, but the new trusses have a cleaner, contemporary look
“Beam” — grupefam
Keuka Studios, Inc
4 Reviews
Wood and Glass House
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working in the home building industry. Some are licensed professionals; others are builders who have expanded their services into design as well as construction of custom homes and home renovations. Design-builders and unlicensed designers make up a large contingent of the individuals working in the
puts into coordinating everyone involved in your project, as well as the unique skills and knowledge related to current technology, materials and construction processes. That said, not every project requires an architect, and not every design-builder can deliver on your vision. The rule of thumb is that
working in the home building industry. Some are licensed professionals; others are builders who have expanded their services into design as well as construction of custom-designed homes and renovations. Design-builders and unlicensed designers make up a large contingent of the individuals working in the
“Clean design” — brandonmass
Boor Bridges Architecture
farmhouse kitchen
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6. Keep kids out of work areas. A construction area is dangerous for children — power tools, hazardous materials, sharp nails and saws, not to mention exposed electrical work and more. Put up
knows to keep them closed. Kids are curious, so even with the gates up, keep a closer eye on them than usual to be sure they don’t drift into the construction zones.
6. Keep your kids out of work areasA construction area is dangerous for children; power tools, hazardous materials, sharp nails and saws, not to mention exposed electrical work and more. The primary
necessary for external access control, but kids are curious, so keep a closer eye on your children than usual to be sure they don’t wander into the construction zone.More: 10 Ways to Make Your Home a Safer Place for Kids
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