94 Louisville 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 Louisville project, from initial sketches through final construction. Learn more about how to choose the right design-build professionals for your home project below: More 
Frankfort, KY, 40601-8864
Innovative Landscape & Hardscape Design-Build Professional Design and Installation Paver Patios, Sidewalks, and Driveways (including permeable) Firepits and Decorative Walls... Read More
J. P. Waller Design Group is a full service design, build and renovation company. John Waller has twenty years experience in designing, building and renovating some of Louisville's finest homes.
LOUISVILLE, KY, 40245-1901
Based in Louisville, KY Prestige Builders specializes in creating unique custom homes and memorable remodeling projects. Extraordinary craftsmanship and impeccable client service... Read More
A Louisville Area Rennovation & Remodeling Contractor, we have an outstanding reputation for quality. Our team demonstrates great pride in all we do.
Louisville, KY, 40223
Full Service Residential Remodeling. Read More
Pewee Valley, KY, 40056
Design - Build - Remodel Contrcators Read More
Louisvillewoodwork (502) 664-8607
prospect, KY, 40059
Custome Built-ins and cabinets. Design buid and install. Read More
Louisville, KY, 40203
Residential remodeling and design since 2005. Read More
Louisville, KY, 40207
The Lee W. Robinson Company is one of the country’s few firms with the ability to execute every facet of design--architectural drafting, new construction, renovation and interior... Read More
Prospect, KY, 40059
Sterling Development Group LTD is a top Louisville Builder. We are a full-service residential design-build company that specializes in custom home building and custom home... Read More
Louisville, KY, 40206
Residential Construction Professional Michael offers over 40 years of experience in the building and housing industry. His comprehensive knowledge is the result of a never ending... Read More
Louisville, KY, 40220
You can Build or Remodel your own home! With UBuildIt you're the boss and you make all the important decisions about designs, materials, and finishes. Read More
Louisville, KY, 40201
Our company objective is to provide our customers with the highest quality, energy efficient and long warranty guaranteed for all our products and services. Read More
Jeffersonville, IN, 47130
Welcome to Prodigy Hardwood Interiors. Where creativity, collaboration and ambition combine to create something wonderful. Prodigy is a sole source for superior quality crafted... Read More
Louisville, KY, 40243
Complete home renovations to include Kitchen and Bath, Finished Basements, Additions, Dormers, Interior Re-finish. Interior Designer and Architectural Desinger on staff for design... Read More
Details Consulting Group (502) 741-0465
Louisville, KY, 40243
We are a group of creative-thinking building design and construction specialists that make extraordinary spaces happen. We use our knowledge, insight, and skills to positively... Read More
Louisville, KY, 40216
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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.

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 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 Louisville design-build firms. You may also look through Louisville photos to find a pool you like, then contact the design-build firm that created it.
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