521 Hidden Valley Lake, CA Architects & Building Designers

Is the scope of your Hidden Valley Lake, 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 
Amy A. Alper (707) 939-9701
Sonoma, CA, 95476
37 miles from Hidden Valley Lake
Amy A. Alper, Architect is celebrating the 8th Anniversary of her practice, focusing on custom homes, additions, remodels and custom office interiors. Her current projects... Read More
Sonoma, CA, 95476
37 miles from Hidden Valley Lake
Marcus & Willers Architects create thoughtfully designed, unique living environments for our clients. Our work is shaped by the needs of our clients, the opportunties of the... Read More
By Design (530) 758-9108
Davis, CA, 95616
48 miles from Hidden Valley Lake
By Design is a full service Interior Design Firm specializing in kitchen and bath design. As the inspiration behind the award winning firm, owner and principal designer Elma... Read More
Lauren Brandwein (707) 290-5789
Santa Rosa, CA, 95404
26 miles from Hidden Valley Lake
A design studio specializing in custom residential design. My driving design philosophy is to infuse a fresh, warm and personal style into spaces that are client focused. Read More
ARC Design (707) 888-6475
Healdsburg, CA, 95448
21 miles from Hidden Valley Lake
Residential building design and Interior design. In 1997, we started our own interior design studio. Building on both of our past experiences in the field, along with our... Read More
Santa Rosa, CA, 95401
28 miles from Hidden Valley Lake
Architecture, interior design and planning for custom residential, multifamily, winery, hospitality, offices, light industrial, and retail. Read More
Greenbrae, CA, 94940
48 miles from Hidden Valley Lake
We are a full service residential design firm specializing in new homes, renovations, additions, landscape design, green energy and environmental strategies, lighting design,... Read More
Petaluma, CA, 94952
40 miles from Hidden Valley Lake
Residential and Commercial Architects based in Sonoma County since 1988. ADR | Architectural Design & Restoration, Inc. was established in 1988 in the historic Sonoma County... Read More
Sonoma, CA, 95476
37 miles from Hidden Valley Lake
I believe the focus of every project should be the pursuit of a "Shared Vision." Every client has at least a glimpse of what they want in their minds eye; I’m good at combining... Read More
38 Spatial, Inc. (707) 963-4550
Saint Helena, CA, 94574
21 miles from Hidden Valley Lake
38 Spatial "Design" is a collaboration of talented architects and designers. With a presence in the Napa Valley, San Francisco Bay Area, and Barcelona, Spain, 38 Spatial is a full... Read More
Bevan Associates (415) 722-9217
Sonoma, CA, 95476
37 miles from Hidden Valley Lake
Boutique residential design firm in SF Bay Area. Wine Country Residences. Read More
Michael Cobb (707) 431-7303
Healdsburg, CA, 95448
21 miles from Hidden Valley Lake
Studio Ecesis is a small, full service, architecture firm that provides conscientious solutions to residential clients. We offer both comprehensive and a la carte design services... Read More
MAD Architecture (707) 765-9222
Petaluma, CA, 94952
40 miles from Hidden Valley Lake
We create modern and traditional design solutions for happiness and well being with respect to location, individuals, history, technology, sun, wind, trees, function, proportion,... Read More
Santa Rosa, CA, 95404-3806
27 miles from Hidden Valley Lake
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Santa Rosa, CA, 95401
28 miles from Hidden Valley Lake
Interior Design, Remodeling, new construction. Hospitality, Residential. building through furnishings 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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