Design Flow Chart

Design Flow Chart
2nd Design Review
Designer
Presents Refined Plans and 3D
Walkthrough
Refine Site and Structural
Considerations.
Client
Feedback & Refinement
Project Developer
Track Progress & Costs
Cont. Budget Target Review
1st Design Meeting
Designer/Client
Discuss Goals / Share Ideas
Measure and Assess House & Site
Consider Budget
Start Client Idea Book
Preliminary Estimate Meeting
Client / Project Developer
Review Specifications and Design
Preliminary Price Range Approval
Letter of Intent
Client / Project Developer
Review Specifications & Drawings
Update Price Range
Sign Letter of Intent
Construction Agreement Meeting
Client / Project Developer
Review Construction Contracts
Sign Construction Agreement
Start Permit Drawings
Designer
Updates Drawings Based on Final Decisions
Final Plan Sets Sent to Engineer and/or
Geotech When Necessary.
Concept Drawings Developed into Permit
Drawings:
Client / Project Developer
Final Pricing
Construction Schedule
Permit Application
Preliminary Estimate Plans
Designer
Integrates Changes and Detailed
Specifications, Produces Preliminary Plans
for Project Developer Estimate, May
Include:
Site Plan and Area Analysis
Floor Plans & Sq. Footage
Elevation
Crossection
Foundation Plan
Door, Window, Cabinet & Electrical
Schedules
Structural and Integration Anomalies
Noted.
Client
Product Selections Well Defined
Project Developer
Produces Preliminary Estimate
Process
Designer
Revise Chosen Design
Continue Site and Structural Research to
Avoid Costly Complications. May Need
Full Survey to Determine Addition Size
and Setback. Also if Building on Slope or
Sensitive Areas a Geotech May Be
Required for City Approval.
Client
Visit Showrooms
Refine Fixture & Appliance types
and Sizes
Project Developer
Track Progress and Costs
1st Design Review
Designer
Presents Design Option Plans and 3D
Walkthrough.
Structure Integration and Building Department
Requirements Discussed.
Client
Refines Preferences
Project Developer
Structural Integration Alternates Discussed
Budget Targets Reviewed
Process
Designer
Develops Measured Drawings / Asbuilts
Develops Design Options
Preliminary Building Department Red Flags
Considered.
Client
Research Fixtures and Appliances
Project Developer
Begin Specification
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