220 Harbert, MI Architects & Designers

Is the scope of your Harbert, MI 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 
Saint Joseph, MI, 49085
16 miles from Harbert
Allegretti Architects is an architectural and planning firm founded on the principals of service, sustainability and excellence, love of the natural environment and people... Read More
Benton Harbor, MI, 49022
20 miles from Harbert
Merging her passion for architecture and design, Karen Garlanger has a knack for creating dreamy interiors. Over the years, her education, worldly travels and work experience have... Read More
SKP Design (877) 757-3374
Kalamazoo, MI, 49009
50 miles from Harbert
SKP Design creates amazing interior design that make the most of the client's space assets, enhances their image and communicates their brand while reducing environmental impact.... Read More
Berrien Springs, MI, 49103
16 miles from Harbert
Timeless Design Principles, Tailored Solutions Read More
Warsaw, IN, 46580
50 miles from Harbert
Elite Home Design . . . Some say “attention to detail” is important. That’s partially true. Take exterior trim for example. Anyone can add a detail like trim to a house. However,... Read More
Kalamazoo, MI, 49009
50 miles from Harbert
Schultz Design is a full service architectural design firm who works with Homeowners desiring quality Residential Designs. With over 23 years experience in Architectural Design... Read More
New Buffalo, MI, 49117
9 miles from Harbert
Heidi Hornaday, Architect, PC was founded in 1994 and is located in southwest Michigan. We specialize in residential and commercial design and have completed a variety of projects... Read More
Valparaiso, IN, 46385
37 miles from Harbert
Bamesberger Architecture is a full service boutique firm serving a diverse range of clients. We believe that good architecture can enrich and beautify our lives Read More
Kalamazoo, MI, 49009
50 miles from Harbert
Interior Design Schemes is brought to you by SKP Design. We provide pre-packaged interior design schemes to save you money and time, while achieving a wow factor design. Read More
Elkhart, IN, 46516
38 miles from Harbert
Teamwork. HELMAN SECHRIST Architecture uses a collaborative method of designing to ensure our client's wishes are fulfilled. Mr. Helman works closely with the entire team to... Read More
Plaid Rabbit (219) 871-2680
Michigan City In 46360, IN, 46360
18 miles from Harbert
Interior Design Read More
South Bend, IN, 46601
25 miles from Harbert
Jessica Lange Design Studio is a modern interior decorating firm that believes in the power of creating peaceful and inspiring indoor and outdoor spaces. Our team works as hard as... Read More
Phil Jenkins, AIA (574) 862-2142
Goshen, IN, 46526
45 miles from Harbert
Custom Home Design-Build Read More
Agape Designs (574) 773-7434
Nappanee, IN, 46550
45 miles from Harbert
Residential Architect Specializing in Cottage Architecture Read More
Neringa Design Architects (269) 469-4858
New Buffalo, MI, 49117
9 miles from Harbert
Architect serving Harbor Country since 1991 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 Michigan 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 Harbert, MI 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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