Orleans, MI Architects and Building Designers

Is the scope of your home design project beyond simply replacing countertops or flooring? It’s the responsibility of an Orleans 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 Orleans, MI interior architects and designers, keep in mind the following tips to help you choose the perfect one: More
  • Carlton Shores - Contemporary Arts & Crafts

    Visbeen Architects has been in the business of bringing architectural dreams to life - from unique, custom-designe...

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    Click to call24.5 miles from Orleans, MI
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    West Michigan's LEEDing Sustainable/Green Residential Design Firm. "Imagine living in a home that elegantly ble...

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    Click to call24.5 miles from Orleans, MI
  • Berkshire Cabin Exterior

    Mathison | Mathison Architects (MMA) is founded on the conviction that architecture, planning, and design elevate...

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    Click to call31.8 miles from Orleans, MI
  • Tall Cedar - Front

    Livable, Buildable Custom-Quality Home Plans & Unique Home Designs At SketchPad, we believe building a home tha...

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    Click to call24.5 miles from Orleans, MI
  • Family Bathroom

    Architectural Design & Interior Planning Services specializing in remodeling & additions. Do more with less throu...

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    Click to call42.3 miles from Orleans, MI
  • Lucid specializes in developing unique solutions that are specifically designed to meet clients needs. We have co...

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    Click to call48.7 miles from Orleans, MI
  • Sears Architects is a boutique architecture and planning firm that develops personal relationships with clients as...

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    Click to call28.4 miles from Orleans, MI
  • In working with clients, Corri Sandwick Architecture listens to the client to find design solutions for new homes,...

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    Click to call20.6 miles from Orleans, MI
  • Ligature Studio, LLC (formerly Oeftger Architecture) aims to provide an environment that engages the client with i...

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    Click to call52.1 miles from Orleans, MI
  • J. Visser Design is an award winning residential design firm that believes well designed houses will enhance the q...

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    Click to call24.5 miles from Orleans, MI
  • Improving your world one space at a time - through architecture, interiors, landscapes. Would you like to live...

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    Click to call33.2 miles from Orleans, MI
  • To us, good design is what our clients say they want, and then some. It’s not enough to simply follow a checklist...

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    Click to call28.4 miles from Orleans, MI
  • Interior Design Company offering clients services throughout any or all phases of building, remodeling and redecor...

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    Click to call39.3 miles from Orleans, MI
  • over 35 years of Design and Construction services: Traditional, Contemporary, Log Home, Craftsman, New England, Ca...

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    Click to call25.1 miles from Orleans, MI
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Featured Reviews for Orleans, MI Architects and Building Designers

Visbeen Architects
Orleans, MI Architects and Building Designers
Dec 7, 2012
“Visbeen Associates have great vision and unique perspectives that bring a challenging project to a beautiful end. We are very pleased with what Visbeen has accomplished for us!”
Image Design LLC
Orleans, MI Architects and Building Designers
Jul 25, 2012
“Gifted home designer. Understands the role of sustainability in affordability and personalized function. Eric has set a new standard in home design, delivering LEED-Platinum certification at entry level through custom price points. My role as a third-party auditor for a variety of national performance building programs affords me a unique opportunity to see hundreds of architects, designers and builders. Eric Hughes stands out in a very crowded field.”
MATHISON | MATHISON ARCHITECTS
Orleans, MI Architects and Building Designers
Sep 14, 2016
“MMA designed our home - and it couldn't function better! Evan and the team were creative, listened to our needs, and made great use of a narrow lake lot. They were involved in every detail of the home, making the selection of the final finishes a breeze, and remained involved during the building process to ensure our dream became a reality.”
SketchPad House Plans
Orleans, MI Architects and Building Designers
Jan 31, 2018
“Curt and the Team at Sketchpad were a pleasure to deal with starting Day 1. The 1st house we did turned out better than expected and is a huge hit on the vacation rental program. We have since done multiple projects and looking forward to many more!”
B-Squared Design Studio
Orleans, MI Architects and Building Designers
Jan 6, 2014
“Our kitchen was trapped in the 1970's, and there did not seem to be an easy way to bring it into the present. Brenda walked us through the design process with ease. She has a wealth of ideas, and steered us towards likewise-creative professionals to help with each aspect of the project. She is a design genius - taking careful note of what we liked, where we wanted to end up, and found such a creative way to get us a kitchen better than we ever could have envisioned. We love our new kitchen! It is exactly what we wanted, and is the perfect blend of function and fun. She has also helped design our adjoining family room space, giving us a new dining area. Hiring Brenda from B-Squared Design Studio was one of the best decisions we made for our project. We would recommend her to anyone wanting to breathe new life into their home.”
Lucid Architecture
Orleans, MI Architects and Building Designers
Oct 3, 2013
“Our experience with Lucid Architecture has been 100% spectacular from start to finish. Eric possesses every ideal quality a client would seek in an architect: honesty, intellect, ingenuity, and humor. He excels in the ability to take what is conceptual and transform it to actual. If there were 6 stars to allocate, we would do so for Lucid.”
Sears Architects
Orleans, MI Architects and Building Designers
Nov 12, 2015
“Sears Architect designed a 3100 sq house for us in East Grand Rapids, MI. We have never built a home previously. We found the design process to be very efficient which resulted in a home that matches our needs and wants. The Sears project manager was very responsive and Rob Sears seemed to be full informed and involved at all times. Having said this there were many heartaches that occurred that could in part be mitigated with up front client education. In talking with another friend who build a house with Sears last year, our experience was similar to theirs. 1. Architectural costs - designing a custom build house is more expensive and has more components than one would expect. Multiple site surveys, structural engineers, each set of more detailed plans add to the final cost. We spent $xxxxx for plans - which were the refinement of a plan presented to us in a design build proposal by the builder. In addition we used an interior designer recommended by the architect another $xxxx. We would have been happier if we had a fixed predefined budget as the builder led us to believe the costs would be about $25,000. Having said this, Rob Sears was very responsive to financial questions and happily and promptly provided the billing records that justified their billings. In addition I felt Rob made a strong effort to follow the project to completion and did quite a bit after delivery of the plans, uncompensated, to finish the job. In the end we are very happy with Sears Architects - but wiser for the experience. 2. Cost of building. We learned that there was essentially no communication between our builder and the architect regarding the building allowances and the costs of the developed plan. Our home ended up xx% over budget, despite most components falling within allowances - the builder just underbid to get the work. What I learned from the process is that is not the architects job, rather the home owners sole responsibility, to verify all components are accuately costed prior to contracting a builder. 3. Interior designer. We did not expect how important the interior designer would be in implementing the design of the home - guiding interior and exterior materials, designing lighting schemes, plumbing, etc as well as planning for furniture layout. Sears recommended Christine DiMaria. We separately retained her. My wife and I thought she did a great job - design, providing perspective from other project, helping sort priorities, communicating with the architect and in general holding our hands through the up and downs of the 10 month process. We were glad we used a designer who had worked with the architect before. 4. Landscape design. This was a separate contract and budget through a landscape architect. Sears coordinated well re the placement of the house on the lot, grade decisions needed so proper retention walls could be planned and built by the Landscape team. So overall, I feel that Sears Architecture is a terrific firm that does good work. We are very happy with the completed product of our home. We would recommend them to other home buyers.”
Corri Sandwick Architecture
Orleans, MI Architects and Building Designers
Jul 14, 2017
“Corri is a professional on every level. I hired her to design a small home using principles of sustainability, functionality and feng shui design. With a small budget and big ideas I needed someone who understood me and could deliver in an organized and manageable way. I was not disappointed at any point in our process. I have not yet built the house but she has created my dream.”
Ligature Studio, LLC
Orleans, MI Architects and Building Designers
Mar 29, 2018
“Todd was such a great architect to work with. We were very naive on the building process and relied immensely on Todd’s creativity to draw our dream home. My wife and I are very indecisive and Todd was very helpful guiding us and deciphering what we actually wanted. Todd’s patience shined through with over 20 iterations of plan changes. Todd made the process stress free and delivered amazing results. We will definitely be utilizing his amazing skills if we build again.”
J Visser Design
Orleans, MI Architects and Building Designers
Mar 26, 2013
“Jeff Visser is an extremely skilled and talented residential designer. He has an amazing eye for detail, scale, and proportion. His home flow well and have tremendous character and charm. I think that anyone that meets him and see's his work, will understand why he is one of the top designers in West Michigan and will want to work with him. I highly recommend J. Visser Design and will continue to enjoy building his homes.”
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