345 Olympic Valley, CA Architects & Building Designers

Is the scope of your Olympic Valley, 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 
Truckee, CA, 96161
12 miles from Olympic Valley
Award-Winning, Full-Service, client-focused Architecture and Interior Design Firm. Located in Truckee, California near Lake Tahoe. Established in 1998. Five licensed architects... Read More
Located in Tahoe City, CA this is a full service firm providing architectural, engineering and interior design services.
Milestone Studio (530) 676-0900
Cameron Park, CA, 95682
50 miles from Olympic Valley
Home Design and Planning for: Preliminary / Concept Design, Additions, Remodels and Complete Custom Home Plans Read More
RKD Architects, Inc (970) 926-2622
Sculptural, contemporary, site-specific architecture is our specialty. Each RKD design shares a connection to the environment, because our structures grow from their sites.
Carnelian Bay, CA, 96140
8 miles from Olympic Valley
Full-service custom residential design with an emphasis on energy efficient, sustainable unique high-mountain design. Passive house design and consultation. High quality... Read More
International award winning architecture studio providing innovation in the design of custom homes, landscape design, resort and hospitality planning, and commercial retail planning.
MWA, Inc (530) 587-6257
Truckee, CA, 96161
12 miles from Olympic Valley
MWA, inc. - Architecture and Engineering designs unique custom architecture for homes and private commercial projects ranging from mountain rustic to traditional to modern. We... Read More
Sonder Nicholas Architecture is an award winning firm, specializing in custom home design, and utilizing the latest techniques in digital presentation.
Truckee, CA, 96161
12 miles from Olympic Valley
Ward-Young Architecture & Planning provides innovative design solutions for custom homes, as well as resort, hospitality, and commercial uses. With studios located in Truckee and... Read More
Locati Architects (406) 587-1139
Locati Architects specializes in custom home design and takes pride in a focus on architectural and interior design work based on relationships and making connections.
Truckee, CA, 96161
12 miles from Olympic Valley
Spirit Tahoe Interior Design & Gallery is a full service Interior Design Firm. We are proud to feature three full time professional designers. Our Interior Design Gallery is... Read More
We focus on modern, sustainable, environmentally friendly architectural design. Our firm most recently has been focusing on high-end single family homes, both new and remodeled.
Truckee, CA, 96161
12 miles from Olympic Valley
KS|a is a architectural design firm specializing in custom residential design. With offices in Steamboat Springs, CO and Lake Tahoe, CA KS|a has had the opportunity to design... Read More
Miles Architectural Group (775) 852-8802
Architectural services for custom residential and commercial.
Tahoe City, CA, 96145
3 miles from Olympic Valley
Architecture & Design : Custom Homes : Interior Architecture : Remodels & Additions : Mountain Resort Design : Interior Design/Consultant Coordination : Building Permit Processing... Read More
livewithcolor.com (510) 524-9575
Sacramento - San Francisco, CA, 95945
44 miles from Olympic Valley
Architectural Colorist Read More
Truckee, CA, 96161
12 miles from Olympic Valley
I am an award winning architect that specializes in custom home design utilizing the latest techniques in digital presentation. All of my projects are developed in virtual 3d... Read More
Tahoe City, CA, 96145
3 miles from Olympic Valley
Located in Tahoe City, CA this is a full service firm providing award winning architectural, interior design and engineering services. We approach each new project as an... Read More
Reno, NV, 89511
29 miles from Olympic Valley
Residential design firm committed to providing high quality home design, with attention to detail, incorporating the client's desires and budget, and advanced building science,... Read More
Mountain Concepts (530) 587-3224
Truckee, CA, 96160
15 miles from Olympic Valley
Our Mission is to increase quality of life through design. The built environment affects the way we live in many ways. It affects our emotions, where we walk, the light we... Read More
Tahoe City, CA, 96145
3 miles from Olympic Valley
Olson-Olson Architects is a highly regarded architectural firm founded by husband and wife team, Molly and Robb Olson in 2006. Both licensed architects (CA, HI, NV), Robb and... Read More
Truckee, 96161
12 miles from Olympic Valley
Residential Interior Designer specializing in kitchen and bath design with emphasis on green practices 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?

Find a home architect on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Olympic Valley, CA architect. You may also look through photos of California projects to find interior architects or designers who have worked on a project similar to yours. You can find more architects & building designers in Truckee, Sunnyside-Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista, Dollar Point and Stateline.
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