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CLIENT EDUCATION

Clients who are informed make better decisions and have better outcomes.

 

 

01

WHAT DOES AN ARCHITECT DO DURING CONSTRUCTION?

Many times when I talk to prospective clients, they only want the architect to do "plans" and nothing more. But plans are just part of what an architect provides to help make a construction project go smoothly, stay on schedule and on budget, and save everyone from a lot of headaches.

02

kitchen remodels

My guide to getting the kitchen of your dreams.

03

HOW TO DO A "POP-TOP"

A "pop-top" is a second story addition on an existing one story home.

04

Rules of the Road: the homeowner's Guide to design and construction

The process of design and construction is a mystery to most homeowners. Learn what you need to know.

05

7 steps to sticking to your budget during a construction project

Follow these steps for a successful project that

comes in at or below budget.

06

all about

accessory dwelling units

Commonly just called ADUs, accessory dwelling units are small living spaces that are built on a lot that already contains a house. You might know them by their other names such as carriage house, casita, or granny flat.

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07

Project Delivery

Which is better? Design-build? Design bid build?

Neither!

Tired of all the noise about which project delivery method is best? Here, I offer some much-needed clarity on this popular question.

08

does my building need a sprinkler system?

Almost every commercial building owner and their architect needs to ask this question at the beginning of a new project. I'll show you how to navigate the  building code with plenty of examples.

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If there is a topic you'd like to know more about, please reach out to me at becky@designwisecolorado.com

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