110 Kansas City, KS Design-Build Firms

When building a new house, people often turn to architects to kick off the project. However, a different model is becoming quite popular: design-build. Instead of dividing tasks between separate architecture and construction companies, you can hire a full-service firm to design and build your entire Kansas City, KS project, from initial sketches through final construction. Learn more about how to choose the right design-build professionals for your home project below: More 
Hufft Projects (816) 531-0200
Kansas City, MO, 64111
Hufft Projects is a diverse design collective with a passion for quality craftsmanship and a keen interest in the developing role of the designer, fabricator and builder in the... Read More
Lenexa, KS, 66216
10 miles from Kansas City
Remodeling company Read More
Overland Park, KS, 66202
7 miles from Kansas City
Design Build Team is just what the name implies – full architectural services with complete building expertise – all in one company. Though other construction companies claim... Read More
Overland Park, KS, 66212
12 miles from Kansas City
Home Remodeling with attention to architectural detailing and superior craftsmanship. With Joe's expertise in architecture and history, and Mary's design background, they work... Read More
KANSAS CITY, MO, 64112-1306
3 miles from Kansas City
bdb is a boutique wood shop specializing in custom furniture and cabinetry. As a design-build firm, we will take your project through the entire process with enjoyable customer... Read More
Overland Park, KS, 66223
18 miles from Kansas City
Outdoor Environments Inc is locally a owned Design-Build Company specializing in custom constructed outdoor projects. We are members of NARI and the BBB . Our many awards and... Read More
Studiobuild (816) 726-1927
kansas city, MO, 64108
4 miles from Kansas City
We are a Design / Build Firm who specialize in designing and building spaces and furniture in the Kansas City area. Read More
Olathe, KS, 66062
19 miles from Kansas City
ACS: CONCRETE | CONSTRUCTION [Artistic Concrete Surfaces, LLC] is Kansas City’s award-winning commercial and residential concrete contractors, headquartered in Olathe, Kansas. ... Read More
Kansas City, KS, 66103
ROTHERS Design/Build is an innovative architecture and general contracting firm with expertise in traditional residential construction techniques as well as in numerous... Read More
Lee's Summit, MO, 64093
50 miles from Kansas City
West Central Construction & Real Estate is your choice for building, buying, selling, or remodeling. Our team has over 50 years of construction experience and an aggressive real... Read More
Shawnee Mission, KS, 66225
19 miles from Kansas City
For over 20 years, we've specialized in the creation of exceptional residences via custom remodeling, teardown/rebuild, and new home construction. Read More
Overland Park, KS, 66202
7 miles from Kansas City
ReTouch works to help our clients improve their living and working spaces. We are client-based more than project-based, meaning we are more concerned with building strong, lasting... Read More
Overland Park, KS, 66207
12 miles from Kansas City
Earthway Enterprises, Inc. considers it our company’s responsibility to recognize and appreciate our relationship with the natural resources of the world we live. Many of our... Read More
Prairie Village, KS, 66208
8 miles from Kansas City
Wineteer Construction offers comprehensive architectural solutions from design concept to finished product. With over 25 years of experience and unsurpassed craftsmanship, we... Read More
Prairie Village, KS, 66208
8 miles from Kansas City
At Hudson Custom Homes we believe that there are three key elements to a successful homebuilding process. Style One of the things that sets Hudson Custom Homes apart is our... Read More
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What is a design-build firm?


Design-build firms take on the responsibilities of architects, contractors and construction companies, all under one roof. These full-service firms focus on a streamlined process — from the initial design to the estimating phase to physical construction — in the hope of creating an efficient experience for both the client and the company. Because the entire project is happening within one company, design-build firms are able to overlap the design and construction phases of the project, which oftens speeds up the project significantly. In addition, these firms work to minimize risks for the project owner through single-point responsibility contracts. However, depending on the firm, you may still want to contact an interior designer or architect to help create the exact look you want. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of design-build firms: Interior Designers & Decorators, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers, Architects & Building Designers, Photographers.

Before deciding on a design-and-build firm, think about what you want from your new home. Do you want a large kitchen for entertaining? Do you need several bedrooms for children and guests? Do you want a finished basement for extra space or storage? Look for Kansas design-build firms that specialize in the areas you're looking for. Budget is obviously a determining factor in the outcome of your project. To make sure you stay within your means, consider making a must-have list and a wish list. Gauge where the estimates are falling to determine which design-and-build contract can realistically strike the balance between the two.

Questions to ask a prospective design-builder:


  • How long have you been in the business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Who will be working on the project?
  • Are the workers employees or subcontractors?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Who is your designer, and what are his or her qualifications?
  • Are your employees licensed and insured?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • When can this job get done?
  • What happens when cost exceeds the budget? What about changes to materials or labor pricing?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?

Find a design-build firm on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Kansas City, KS design-build firms. You may also look through Kansas City, KS photos to find a pool you like, then contact the design-build firm that created it. You can find more design-build firms in Overland Park, Olathe, Independence, East Independence and Lees Summit.
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