82 Minden, LA Architects & Building Designers

Is the scope of your Minden, LA 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 
Shreveport, LA, 71105
28 miles from Minden
Scott Payne is a residential Architect in Shreveport, Louisiana. Scott has a Bachelors degree in Architecture from Louisiana State University with a minor in Construction... Read More
WOWhouseplans.com (318) 300-3791
Shreveport, LA, 71118
34 miles from Minden
Whether you are planning on the construction of your first home or your fiftieth, building a new home can be a journey that is exciting and rewarding, as well as challenging and... Read More
Shreveport, LA
28 miles from Minden
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Bossier City, LA, 71111
25 miles from Minden
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Bossier City, LA
27 miles from Minden
Traditional homes Read More
Aqua Blue Pools (318) 550-8037
Bossier City, LA, 71111
25 miles from Minden
We are a custom swimming pool company, located in Bossier City, LA. Opened in 2009, we've completed 200 jobs in and around the Ark-La-Tex area (as of 2013). We are locally owned... Read More
MInden, LA, 71055
1 mile from Minden
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shreveport, LA, 71104
28 miles from Minden
Bringing 3d printing to the area in all fields Designing new & renovated Architecture Furniture design, cutting edge 3d modeling Big big ideas!! Read More
iARCHiTECTURE (318) 828-1637
Shreveport, LA, 71101
28 miles from Minden
agile medium size architecture firm with penchant for customized service Read More
Somdal (318) 573-5460
Shreveport, LA, 71106
30 miles from Minden
Somdal Associates is a multi-purpose design firm that has offered design and planning services to clients since 1908. Our comprehensive services, our attention to the needs of our... Read More
Shreveport, LA, 71105
28 miles from Minden
Sky Studio Designs, LLC (318) 573-9271
Bossier City, LA, 71111
25 miles from Minden
Residential design firm specializing in custom homes and remodels. Read More
Stonewall, LA, 71078
38 miles from Minden
We have 14 years of Residential design experience. We specialize in 3D modeling. All our design work is done in a 3D BIM environment. We can produce material take offs for out... Read More
Haughton, LA, 71037
17 miles from Minden
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Lee Ann Warren (318) 513-6516
Ruston, LA, 71270
38 miles from Minden
I can help with the selection and layout of cabinets, countertops and appliances; rework the existing kitchen to create better balance and workability; assist with install quotes... 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 Louisiana 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?


Find a home architect on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Minden, LA architect. You may also look through photos of Louisiana projects to find interior architects or designers who have worked on a project similar to yours. You can find more architects & building designers in Haughton, Homer, Dixie Inn, Mount Lebanon and Sibley.
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