1,135 Model City, NY Architects & Building Designers

Is the scope of your Model City, NY 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 
Parkyn Design (905) 271-2021
Mississauga, Ontario, L5G-3H4, Canada
46 miles from Model City
Parkyn Design is a full scope interior design firm specializing in residential ground up construction and renovations. From earliest design ideas to project completion, the... Read More
Toronto, Ontario, M6H 3R8, Canada
40 miles from Model City
Established in 2003 by accredited Architectural Technologist Gabriele Guiducci, Geometra Design Ltd. has continually pleased customers with their custom home and renovation... Read More
Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1X5, Canada
40 miles from Model City
We provide comprehensive design and construction management services. Our projects range in scale from furniture to houses to master plans for 300,000 sf buildings. We... Read More
Toronto, Ontario, M4M 2X2, Canada
40 miles from Model City
Beauparlant Design is a Toronto (Canada) based multi-disciplinary firm with a focus on architectural interiors and industrial design. Our portfolio of work represents a wide... Read More
Toronto, Ontario, M5R 3R9, Canada
40 miles from Model City
Since 1972, Yorkville Design Centre has been a leader in residential and commercial interior design and architecture. From our Toronto base in Hazelton Lanes, the team at... Read More
Affecting Spaces (416) 532-1855
Toronto, Ontario, m6h 2x7, Canada
40 miles from Model City
Affecting Spaces is a boutique interior design firm that specializes in making your dreams a reality. We are committed to providing you with the best in exclusive and customized... Read More
Mississauga, Ontario, L5G 3H4, Canada
46 miles from Model City
David Small Designs launched in 1996. From a one-man operation to a 13-person team, we have grown into an award winning custom home design firm that specializes designing the... Read More
post Architecture (416) 516-6064
Toronto, Ontario, m5r 3c3, Canada
40 miles from Model City
custom residential home design. Read More
BLDG Workshop (416) 877-4741
Toronto, Ontario, M9C 3Y1, Canada
40 miles from Model City
We are designers. We engage in architectural design, but we love the creative process no matter the medium. We enjoy sites that can respond to the design and vice versa. We are... Read More
Linebox Studio (416) 840-6910
Toronto, M5A 1K82, Canada
40 miles from Model City
"As an Architect I understand design as a cultural act which engages our everyday experiences and brings together individuals with their built environment." Our design... Read More
Incite Design (416) 477-5636
Toronto, Ontario, M4S1H1, Canada
40 miles from Model City
Incite Design takes a collaborative, design-based approach to helping our clients minimize risks while maximizing efficiency in their custom building projects. Clients trust to... Read More
Toronto, Ontario, M3K 2A7, Canada
40 miles from Model City
Awarding winning design build firm specializing in modern design, construction and project management. We make a commitment to all our clients to design a quality home that will... Read More
Toronto, Ontario, M6H 1B5, Canada
40 miles from Model City
Solares Architecture designs environmentally integrated homes™: low energy, passive solar homes that provide a lifestyle of plenty with a reduced ecological footprint. Our aim... Read More
Toronto, Ontario, M5R3P8, Canada
38 miles from Model City
After 25 years in the design business, we still love the whole design/build process. We cover the spectrum in residential design, from initial concept design, to building permit... Read More
Toronto, Ontario, M6G 3J3, Canada
40 miles from Model City
Hillcrest Design Inc. is a Toronto based full-service interior design firm with a strong focus on lifestyle based solutions. Functional client-driven design is punctuated with... 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 New York 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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