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Jason Snyder
Eric Fisher Residence
Ideabooks627
Questions0
ation and set management (changes) take more time. Not the most efficient workflow. Particularly evidenced when making changes late in the construction document stage.The industry is moving away from 2D standards to BIMTedious, repetitive drafting tasks (trimming, extending etc.) are baked into 2D drawing
Advantages of 2D CAD:Cost effective; low initial investmentDrafting concepts are basic and easy to learnQuick means of generating 2D document setsIndustry-standard file conventions (.DWG, .DXF) ensure you’ll be able to collaborate and exchange data with other pros and consultantsDisadvantages
“Nielsen bench in entryway.” — annandrej
Buckminster Green LLC
9 Reviews
Kitchen Backsplash
Ideabooks69,760
Questions43
development and construction documentsThis is the stage when you finalize the design and prepare final floor plans, elevations, details and, if applicable, mechanical and electrical drawings, lighting switch plans, and exterior elevations.This is where your final permit set or Construction Drawings (CDs)
storage and — if you're living in the house during construction — setting up a temporary kitchen so you don't lose your mind!You may be moving out of your house temporarily, but most homeowners white-knuckle it and try to live in the house through construction. Preparation and organization can save your sanity
all this on the table beforehand can set expectations and make for a smoother ride. 4 Ways to Get Ready for Kitchen ConstructionStep 9: Surviving the dreaded punch listOnce construction is over, well ... almost over ... there's always this annoying little list of items that are missing, wrong, or simply
“Tile” — joeharris
Fivecat Studio | Architecture
3 Reviews
Restored 1969 Modern Glass House
Ideabooks1,116
Questions2
is 15 percent of the cost of construction (not including soft costs), take the total fee and assign 20 percent to schematic design, 20 percent to design development, 35 percent to construction documents, 5 percent to bidding and negotiation, and 20 percent to construction observation (your percentages
the way for both you and your client.Hourly agreements are often incorporated into hybrid structures (discussed next) in the schematic design and construction observation phases, where flexibility is needed.
“Nice idea for steps” — freeava
Fiorella Design
13 Reviews
Danville Remodel
Ideabooks54,288
Questions51
At this point, by the way, it's fine if you decide to change from a 36-inch range to a cooktop and wall oven. By the time you get to final construction documents or order cabinets, however, these decisions must be finalized. The nice thing is that there are now a few big decisions that you can check
“sleek” — bubbaripley
Beauparlant Design inc
6 Reviews
Cabbagetown
Ideabooks4,429
Questions7
Planning, Design, architecture, Construction Documentation, Management - Beauparlant Design Inc. Structural - KH Davis. Construction - SMK construction. Photo Credit - John Heineman.
Planning, Design, architecture, Construction Documentation, Management - Beauparlant Design Inc. Structural - KH Davis. Construction - SMK construction. Photo Credit - John Heineman. On adore cette cuisine: table, banquette, plancher, dosseret
“Mesa rustica con banco pegado a la pared” — daniellaborjas
FABRE/deMARIEN
Passage Buhan
Ideabooks835
Questions2
master (cloud-based) filing system. Correlating your filing system with the design phases is a simple first step: predesign, design development, construction documents and so on.Time tracking: Once you’ve established the fee structure and budget, you’ll need to track your billing against that fee for invoicing
Documentation: Meeting notes, phone calls, emails, schedules, milestones, drawing lists, bid documents, owner-supplied documents, client imagery and surveys — put in place a system for filing all of the documentation early and keep on top of it. Integrating some
“cabinet” — kenmore47
Danny Broe Architect
3 Reviews
Victorian Workers Cottage Addition
Ideabooks2,031
Questions4
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 documented in writing, along with the dollar amount promised; sign off
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
“Brick laid on top of concrete-I like that idea.” — zsuzsikam
Bernbaum-Magadini Architects
4 Reviews
Meaders
Ideabooks1,366
Questions3
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 documented in writing, along with the dollar amount promised; sign off
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
“Stone” — ramlos
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