Forest Lawn, AB 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 Forest Lawn design-and-build company to complete your entire project, from initial sketches through final construction. Learn more about how to choose the right design-build pros in Forest Lawn, AB for your home project below: More
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LD&A specializes in residential renovations and enriching lives through environments. Our goal is to make the... Read More
WINNER! 2016 SAM AWARDS for Renovator's Choice! Finalist for 9 NHBA (national) Awards in the categories of... Read More
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Winner of 2017 CHBA National Award for Housing Excellence. We design and build modern Family Homes & renovations... Read More
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Featured Reviews for Design-Build Firms in Forest Lawn, AB
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"Complete main floor and basement renovation. Project was completed on time, service provided during the entire job was exceptional, design work excellent, and we ended up with our home above and beyond expectations. We were kept informed of progress on a regular basis, and every aspect, big or small was well managed in a timely fashion. Any sub contract work was exceptional, which speaks to the management of this company. Would use again, and not hesitate to recommend. Staff are knowledgeable, professional, courteous and a pleasure to work with."
- warbel123
Kon-strux Developments
Design-Build Firms in Forest Lawn, AB
"I’ve really enjoyed working with Kon-Strux over the past year. They have a great team to work with and are very professional. It’s refreshing to work with Shannon and her team, because of their honesty, ambition, and commitment to quality. I have recommended them to my own clients, and will continue to do so. I can’t give a higher compliment than that!"
- Marre Design Group
Corefront Custom Homes & Renovations
Design-Build Firms in Forest Lawn, AB
"From the concept design to completion, we were totally pleased with the outcome of our upstairs home renovations.The Corefront team including general manager, estimator, project managers, site supervisors, designers, and many trades persons were clearly professionals. They were thorough and conscientious, showing attention to all details.Thank you Corefront for doing an amazing job. We look forward to working with you on our next project."
- Josie DiGiacomo
Envision Custom Renovations
Design-Build Firms in Forest Lawn, AB
"We had a whole home renovation and we are thrilled with the outcome of our house. Al sat with us and discussed our vision and ideas and then delivered a more professional and beautiful look than we could have imagined. The renovation was done on time and there were no surprises to our budget. We were also impressed by all the contractors who work with Envision. They were all very courteous and professional. We would highly recommend Envision for all your home renovation needs."
- eamax
Laratta Homes Ltd
Design-Build Firms in Forest Lawn, AB
"After 35 years of working together we have been lucky to work in some of the most spectacular houses in calgary with many amazing trades!"
- Martin's Custom Finishing Ltd
Alloy Homes Incorporated
Design-Build Firms in Forest Lawn, AB
"Alloy Homes designed and built a full size inner city home for us about 2 years ago. We had an excellent experience with Alloy during the design and construction phases. Alloy continues to help us with new projects involving the house and has been very responsive and helpful with the little post-build issues that have come up over time, notwithstanding the expiry of our New Home Warranty. We love the home Alloy built for us - it's just beautiful inside and out. There are several unique and clever design features and the quality is superb. They proved to be great partners in designing a home that suited our needs and tastes and in helping us make modern, practical and stylish design decisions. We have no hesitation in highly recommending Alloy Homes and would absolutely choose them again were we to build another home."
- tshawa
sk2 Design + Build Inc.
Design-Build Firms in Forest Lawn, AB
"We recently took possession of our new home here in Calgary, designed and built by sk2. We have to say we were thoroughly impressed by the overall design where modern architecture has met function. Looking at many places throughout the city, sk2's home struck us as one of the highest build qualities and most innovative designs (forward thinking, clean lines and organic feel, but not so radical that it sacrifices the fundamentals of a highly functional space). The fixtures and interior choices were top knotch, and more importantly we can tell there have been limited compromises in the quality of the structure itself. We also appreciate the attention to detail and additional touches of the latest home technologies (such as including an HRV, toe-vac, water filter, sound systems, cat5e, etc...). Bottom line is we have felt that Kishan and team have made every effort not just to sell a product, but design and build a home that they would be excited and proud to live in themselves. Thanks and looking forward to seeing your next vision realized!"
- netlink
Empire Custom Homes
Design-Build Firms in Forest Lawn, AB
"Empire has completed three different renovation projects for us in two different homes over the past 20 years. Each time we were pleased with the results and enjoyed working with the Empire team so we keep going back to them. They offer a comprehensive home renovation service which we appreciate. Our most recent renovation involved refreshing the main and second floors which included a completely new kitchen and upstairs bathroom - both of which we love."
- calgcod
Alec Williams Construction
Design-Build Firms in Forest Lawn, AB
"Alec Williams and his team are true professionals. They've helped me transform a basic builder townhouse in Currie Barracks into a home that feels modern, personal and custom. The best indication of what it's like to work with AW as a builder/renovator is that so many of his team and subcontractors immediately tell you how much they like working with Alec Williams and that they've been doing so for many years. This type of loyal testimonial came from electricians, custom woodworkers, plumbing contractors, project manager, and even the prep/clean crew. As a result, you get happy, talented people working on your project. ... In addition, the level of transparency and honesty is unparalleled -- from the initial quote (which is likely higher than others will quote you, but then there are no cost overruns!!) through to the regular updates, billing, and project collaboration meetings. I got the results I wanted within the project time and cost scope. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!"
- Sharon McIntyre
McLoughlin Contracting
Design-Build Firms in Forest Lawn, AB
"We hired Mike this summer to design and build a 2 level deck for us. The drop between the two decks was 4 feet, and we could not think of an elegant way to design the stairs so that they both looked good and didn't take up too much space. When Mike arrived to have a look at the space and give us a quote, he suggested that we round the stairs and have them fan out instead of just doing straight stairs. It was such a great idea as it made a beautiful transition from one area to the next. Mike also created a very nice privacy "wall" on the upper deck with louvers that can be opened or closed to let more or less light in. We are thrilled with the final product! We found Mike so easy to work with. His knowledge and craftsmanship is outstanding and his pricing is very fair. We would recommended Mike without hesitation!"
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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 design-build 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, Forest Lawn design-build firms are able to overlap the design and construction phases of the project, which often 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 residential design-and-build company in Forest Lawn, AB, 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 Forest Lawn design-builders 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-build contract can realistically strike the balance between the two.

Questions to ask a prospective Forest Lawn design-builder:

  • How long have you been in the design-build construction 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 Forest Lawn design-build company on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to design-build firms in Forest Lawn, AB. You may also look through Forest Lawn, AB photos to find a pool you like, then contact the design-build firm that created it. You can find more design-build firms in Delacour, Keoma, Kathyrn, De Winton and Langdon.
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