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PERMISSION PLEASE: PERMITTING

The Zoning By-laws are local ordinances regulating the use and development of property by dividing the jurisdiction into…

COST OF CONSTRUCTION

Localized situations and the special features that define any given project make it very difficult for an Architect…

FEE-BASED EXPERTISE

There was a time when The American Institute of Architects (AIA) actually published a recommended fee schedule.  However,…

FEASIBILITY STUDY

My previous blog post Working with an Architect touched upon the various steps and processes that define the…

TALK OF THE TOWN: THE NON-CONFORMING LOT

My first blog post Do I need an Architect touched upon some of the factors that make building…

BEYOND THE DRAWINGS: CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION (CA)

My previous blog post: Working with an Architect explained the design process and professional services performed by an…

WORKING WITH AN ARCHITECT

Chances are you haven’t worked with an Architect before.  This is a new relationship and your understanding of…

DO I NEED AN ARCHITECT?

So you have decided to pursue a residential design project; whether it be a remodel, renovation, addition, or…