484 Fort Myers Shores, FL Architects & Building Designers

Is the scope of your Fort Myers Shores, FL home design project beyond simply replacing countertops or flooring? It’s the responsibility of a home architect to transform human needs and desires into visual concepts and habitable structures. When you hire an architectural designer, you are not only hiring someone for their architectural services, but also to manage and coordinate other parties involved in the project. As you search through interior architects and designers, keep in mind the following tips to help you choose the perfect one: More 
Naples, FL, 34109
32 miles from Fort Myers Shores
Your home is distinctly yours. Its design style, architectural elements and floor plan speak volumes about who you are, your dreams and what is important to you. At Weber... Read More
Sarasota, FL, 34236
50 miles from Fort Myers Shores
Founded in 1992 and celebrating 20 years of successful design collaboration with clients. CMSA has been making a mark on many premiere waterfront properties throughout Florida... Read More
Bonita Springs, FL, 34135
23 miles from Fort Myers Shores
Dan F. Sater II, AIBD, CPBD, is the President and CEO of The Sater Companies. The Sater Companies include The Sater Group, a full service home design firm specializing in luxury... Read More
Naples, FL, 34102
40 miles from Fort Myers Shores
Kukk Architecture & Design, P.A. is a design oriented architectural firm specializing in single family residential, small commercial projects and remodel/additions. We have built... Read More
NAPLES, FL, 34110
30 miles from Fort Myers Shores
Laura Miller, Inc. Interior Design provides full-service interior design, comprehensive interior detailing and space planning, and remodeling design. An alumna of the School... Read More
Naples, FL, 34109
32 miles from Fort Myers Shores
Bringing to life the art of beautiful interiors thru the professional practice of interior design. Your home is a precious gift you give yourself, the expression of who you are in... Read More
Sarasota, FL, 34236
50 miles from Fort Myers Shores
Award-winning JONATHAN PARKS ARCHITECT wants to change the way you live. The firm has emerged as one of the leading design firms in Florida offering services in planning,... Read More
Fort Myers, FL, 33905
3 miles from Fort Myers Shores
Luxury Residential Design, Home Remodels Read More
Sawa Design Studio (941) 564-9291
Sarasota, FL, 34236
50 miles from Fort Myers Shores
Sawa Design Studio LLC is a full service design studio located in Sarasota, Florida and Nairobi, Kenya. We are devoted to providing innovative and creative design solutions for... Read More
NAPLES, FL, 34102
40 miles from Fort Myers Shores
MHK ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING was founded in 2009 by Matthew Kragh, AIA. Starting out as a simple vision of architectural excellence, the firm has grown into a collaborative of ten... Read More
Naples, FL, 34105
36 miles from Fort Myers Shores
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Naples, FL, 34108
33 miles from Fort Myers Shores
Hlevel LLC is a full service design company, specializing in architectural design services, remodeling, design consulting, residential &commercial interiors with projects... Read More
Naples, FL, 34102
40 miles from Fort Myers Shores
With offices in Delray Beach and Naples, Florida and the Caribbean, partners Randall Stofft and John Cooney design and oversee many of the most sought after projects in the... Read More
Fort Myers, FL, 33901
10 miles from Fort Myers Shores
Internationally-recognized award winning modern residential architecture & design. Having founded a globally recognized London practice which was named one of the 13 Top Emerging... Read More
Naples, FL, 34102
40 miles from Fort Myers Shores
The office of MJLA strives to deliver the highest level of design, service, and project management. Our designs are driven by the exploration of new attitudes without... Read More
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How do I find the best architect for my home design project?

It is best to hire a home 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 Florida subcontractors, which can include the builders, engineers and landscape architects. Interior 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 residential architect you hire. He or she can be the tie-breaking vote between you and the general contractor and can be your biggest advocate during the construction process. Depending on the interior architecture company that you hire, the scope of the work can span from pre-design environmental impact studies to selecting furniture and finishes.

As far as the process goes, the architecture firm that you choose will start with concept drawings and finish with construction drawings and documents. Some firms even design with 3D 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 provide the best architectural services for your needs. 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 the style of house architecture that you prefer, as well as the amount 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 prospective interior architects:

  • 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 (3D, 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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