Abacus Architects

DISCOVERY

Mission, Objectives, Budget – We lay the groundwork by understanding our clients’ goals and project parameters.
 

Program – The entire scope of the project–including the envisioned building, addition or renovation and its uses–is defined and described.
 

Project Kickoff – We do the paperwork.
 

Contract and billing – Everyone celebrates. We’re underway.

DESIGN

Design Concepts and 3D Presentations – We create the exterior and interior designs and engineer all systems; clients go on a virtual walk-through of the proposals.
 

Materials and Finishes – We present detailed selections to meet the aesthetics of the project.
 

Site Planning – In-house civil engineering proposes environmental and landscaping solutions as needed.
 

Construction documents – Accurate, detailed plans and specifications are prepared for bidding.

DEVELOPMENT

Bidding – We recommend contractors or work with the clients preferred vendors; we assist the client in evaluating bids.
 

Groundbreaking – Another reason to celebrate!
 

Construction – We perform periodic checks to assess progress.
 

Job meetings – We meet with subcontractors to manage any on-site issues.

DELIVERY

Final Inspection – Our quality control insures that the building meets every standard and objective.
 

Grand Opening and Occupancy – Ribbon cutting and party!
 

Photography – Professional photos are taken for publicity and archival use.
 

Follow Up – Our project managers maintain contact with clients through the first anniversary of completion to assure complete satisfaction.