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CLIENT EDUCATION

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

 

 

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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.

COMING SOON

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.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

09

top 10 homeowner frustrations

Construction is stressful. If you don't have the right tools, procedures, and expectations it is even harder. 

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ARCHITECT'S PROFESSIONAL CODE OF ETHICS

A strict code of ethics governs the conduct of architects. 

TELL ME MORE

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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