659 Orlando, FL Architects & Building Designers

Is the scope of your Orlando, FL 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 
orlando, FL, 32803
1 mile from Orlando
designer specializing in balanced and harmonious spaces Read More
GaLuWi, Inc (407) 697-3547
Orlando, FL, 32801
GaLuWi Inc. is a custom print & photography studio fused with graphic art & design. What we do best: Graphic Design (Wall Murals, Floor Murals), Small Business to Large Corporate... Read More
DeLand, FL, 32720
34 miles from Orlando
Pemberton Design was established over 25 years ago to provide quality professional design services built on honesty and integrity. Our desire is to leave a lasting impression on... Read More
Altamonte Springs, FL, 32716-1312
9 miles from Orlando
Author of "Practical Home Planning for the Twenty-First Century," an educational for homeowners and others on every aspect of planning, designing and building a home--from start... Read More
Zero Latitude (239) 682-2210
Orlando, CA, 33896
A full service architectural firm with a real world design twist. Most companies use hard to read blueprints or basic floor plans. ZL uses color and 3D to make the designs come... Read More
Altamonte Springs, FL, 32701
9 miles from Orlando
I'm an artist who collaborates with designers, architects, and developers to create illustrations that communicate their ideas to others. My images are valuable presentation tools... Read More
Orlando, FL, 32804
Architects specializing in Contemporary and Historical residential and Commercial Design Read More
Mead Design (407) 462-4645
Winter Springs, FL, 32708
12 miles from Orlando
Interior merchandising Read More
360 Design (352) 217-3506
Sorrento, FL, 32776
21 miles from Orlando
360 Design offers the newest and hottest product for any home or business. 3D Wall panels that can be grafted together seamlessly to create one large work of art in your home or... Read More
JWB Architects (407) 905-0350
Maitland, FL, 32751
7 miles from Orlando
Core Values: Passion - A Passion for creative architectural design. Commitment - A Commitment to serve our clients' needs before our own. Respect - Respect others' subjective... Read More
Silver Sea Homes (407) 467-2248
Altamonte Springs, FL, 32714
9 miles from Orlando
True to its European heritage, Silver Sea Homes, based in Altamonte Springs, Florida, are European and Argentinean architects, native to Argentina. This husband-and-wife team... Read More
Baker Barrios (407) 926-3000
Orlando, FL, 32801
Hospitality, commercial and residential work Read More
Orlando, FL, 32802
Designer of custom homes and additions/renovations for existing homes. Read More
Melbourne, FL, 32901
50 miles from Orlando
Specializing in residential design & technical drafting. Read More
Bad Dog Editions (407) 513-4168
Orlando, FL, 327810
Bad Dog Editions is the new, fun way to buy art. View our online catalog: http://issuu.com/baddogeditions/docs/bad_dog_editions_catalog_issuu_copy 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 Florida 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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