210 Friant, CA Architects & Building Designers

Is the scope of your Friant, CA 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 
Fresno, CA, 93720
10 miles from Friant
3D Designs by David is a very unique design and construction services company. We offer our clients high quality scale 3D designs and detailed scale plans. With over 35 years in... Read More
Fresno, CA, 93728
17 miles from Friant
Our primary objective is to utilize the capacity of architecture to empower our clients. Human experience arises within a perpetual cascade of natural energies whose powers... Read More
mammoth lakes, CA, 93546
50 miles from Friant
Interior Design Firm specializing in vacation home design, mountain homes and elegant rustic interior design. Works with most clients remotely, utilizing technology, such as this... Read More
Coarsegold, CA, 93614
17 miles from Friant
We are a full service design firm with over 30 years of experience in a varied range of commercial, residential, institutional, planning and remodeling projects. We design... Read More
Fresno, CA, 93720
10 miles from Friant
I received my degree in interior design in 1985 and received my CCIDC Design Certification in 1993. I am a professional member of NKBA and and an Allied member of ASID. I try to... Read More
Taylor Design (559) 387-4222
Clovis, CA, 93612
12 miles from Friant
Custom Home Design and home renovations. Read More
YGKstudio (559) 960-7416
Fresno, CA, 93722
17 miles from Friant
YGK Studio is a Central California based drafting firm specializing in drafting and rendering. We are committed to providing our clients with experience that surpasses all... Read More
Visalia, CA, 93291
50 miles from Friant
Structural Engineering for custom residential, commercial and industrial applications. Read More
CM & Associates (559) 259-7551
Fresno, CA, 93720
10 miles from Friant
Architecture / Project Management Read More
Ron Pope & Associates (559) 298-5935
Clovis, CA, 93619
11 miles from Friant
Residential Designer Read More
Rottner & Associates (559) 431-3898
Fresno, CA, 93720
10 miles from Friant
Rottner & Associates While preferring to both design and build to achieve a cohesive transition between Architecture and Construction, Rottner & Associates will perform either... Read More
Fresno, CA, 93711
13 miles from Friant
Architecture Read More
Fresno, CA, 93710
12 miles from Friant
Valerie Leong Design Studio provides exclusive designs for luxury residential interiors. Each custom residence is a unique reflection of the homeowner's personal lifestyle... Read More
Goldbeck Architects (559) 285-2390
Fresno, CA, 93711
13 miles from Friant
Architectural firm specializing residential design, consulting and construction services. Read More
Sim Architects (559) 448-8400
Fresno, CA, 93711
13 miles from Friant
S.I.M. Architects was founded in 1987 by partners John Smith, David Iwanaga and John Milhous, who set out to establish a new kind of architectural firm – a company that combined... 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 California 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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