946 Coates, MN Architects & Designers

Is the scope of your Coates, MN home design project more involved than replacing your kitchen countertops or bathroom flooring? It is the responsibility of home architects to transform human needs and desires into visual concepts and habitable structures. When you hire a home architect, you are not only hiring someone to design and build your home, but you are also hiring the person who will manage all of your budgetary limitations and site constraints, as well as coordinate the relationships of all parties involved in the project. More 
Minnetonka, MN, 55345
26 miles from Coates
A.Sadowski Designs is a full service design firm specializing in spatial reconstruction, additions, remodels and everything related to the home. Our goal is to transform your... Read More
Stillwater, MN, 55082
26 miles from Coates
President of ron brenner architects and Simply Elegant Home Designs in Stillwater Minnesota, brings over 25 years experience designing single family homes, community facilities... Read More
Minneapolis, MN, 55405
22 miles from Coates
In 1972, four newly graduated architecture students from the University of Minnesota banded together to start a residential design firm; Partners 4, Design. More than 38 years... Read More
Fluidesign Studio (952) 237-5992
Minneapolis, MN,
22 miles from Coates
At Fluidesign Studio, we push the boundaries of design, thinking outside the box to discover unseen possibilities, always giving homeowners a custom solution that is uniquely... Read More
Minneapolis, MN, 55405
22 miles from Coates
Devoted to authenticity, Andrea's work is a spirited balance of modern sensibilities with traditional order. Read More
Homes by Tradition (952) 322-8700
Lakeville, MN, 55044
12 miles from Coates
Homes by Tradition, a member of Tradition Companies, draws on four generations of successful construction and development experience. You can feel confident the people building... Read More
Minneapolis, MN, 55403
22 miles from Coates
We believe that good architecture is all about the people that it is designed for. It must ask questions, push boundaries, and challenge pre-conceptions, all while working within... Read More
Minneapolis, MN, 55408
21 miles from Coates
U+B Architecture & Design is an award-winning architecture and interiors firm based in Minneapolis. Our strategic research & design process reveals the unique opportunities of... Read More
Meriwether Inc (612) 850-1670
Edina, MN,
20 miles from Coates
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Hive Modular, LLC (612) 379-4382
Minneapolis, MN, 55418
24 miles from Coates
Residential architects with unparalleled experience in all forms of prefab construction- modular homes, precast concrete, metal buildings, shipping containers, etc. We make modern... Read More
Robert Thomas Homes (952) 322-8700
Lakeville, MN, 55044
12 miles from Coates
Robert Thomas Homes, Inc., a member of the Tradition Family of Companies, draws upon four generations of successful construction and development experience. We at Robert Thomas... Read More
Maplewood, MN, 55119
16 miles from Coates
FOR HOUSE PLAN SEARCH: www.royaloaksdesign.com/house-plans/ Established in 1988, Royal Oaks Design, Inc. provides residential design services for home plans ranging from... Read More
Minneapolis, MN, 55413
23 miles from Coates
ALTUS Architecture + Design is a firm that focuses on creating places for living that reflect the identity of the Client and are inseparable from their context or site. As a... Read More
Hopkins, MN, 55343
25 miles from Coates
We are a full service, residential design/build company specializing in large remodels and whole house renovations. Our way of doing business is dynamic, interactive and fully... Read More
SALA Architects (612) 379-3037
minneapolis, MN, 55414
21 miles from Coates
At SALA we believe that our client collaborations transcend the idea of style. We strive to create thoughtful, timeless, and creative solutions to architectural design that... Read More
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It is best to hire a house architect who will be involved in all phases of the design process, from the initial concept to the completed construction. The architect is often the first person you will hire for your project. If necessary, they might also help you select and hire Minnesota subcontractors, which can include the builders, engineers and landscape architects. House architects are also involved in negotiating contracts for all involved participants. It is for these reasons that it is extremely important for you to have a good relationship with the interior architect you hire. He or she can be the tiebreaking vote between you and the general contractor, and can be your biggest advocate along the way during construction. Depending on the company that you hire, the scope of the work can span from predesign environmental impact studies to selecting furniture and interior finishes.

As far as the process goes, the architecture company that you hire will start with concept drawings and finish with construction drawings and documents. Some firms even design with 3-D renderings and videos, but that should not be assumed. One of the most important duties of an architect is to serve as managers and supervise most aspects of construction as well as facilitate communication between all other contractors.

It is very important to hire the right professional for the job. Remember that the most well-known or established designer might not be the best interior architect for you. It all comes down to the individual project. Research and ask people whose work you like for recommendations. It's important to have somewhat of an idea of what you would like to do to your Coates, MN home and how much you would like to spend. Architects are natural problem solvers. They will assess the entire situation and help you to solve your problems too. Don't settle for a single company too early. Call and interview a few. Make sure that you feel like your personalities will mesh well and that you like their professional perspective.

Questions to ask a prospective home architect:
  • What is your fee structure?
  • What does the cost include?
  • Do you have professional liability insurance?
  • Can you handle my special requests (ADA, LEED etc.)?
  • What types of renderings (3-D, video, illustrative) will you produce?
  • What is your experience with similar projects?
  • When do you expect to start and be finished with the project?
  • What do your services include? (It's best that the services are until construction is completed.)
  • What happens when the cost exceeds the budget?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Would you say your work has a defining style? (This is important in case the architect's personal style will interfere with your vision.)
  • Will you help with hiring a general contractor and subcontractors?
  • What do you estimate the cost will be?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any complications you foresee with this project?

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