Our Services - S3 Architects

Our Services

At this time we are able to provide a full offering of architectural services design including schematic design, design development, and construction document production.  Also within our basic package of services we are able to provide guidance in the areas of regional and site planning, architectural design, landscape architectural design, and sustainability management.

Specific services that pertain to the project and that we are able to provide are as follows:

  • Creation of master plan solutions that addresses all aspects of program and site
  • Assistance in public presentation of schemes and ideas
  • Preparation of all necessary site design
  • Assisting with site plan design for local approvals and/or variances
  • Preparation of complete construction documents
  • Assisting with project cost estimating, limited liabilities apply to this section
  • Assisting in the procurement of a qualified contractor
  • Conducting an on-site pre-bid conference
  • Attending/conducting a pre-construction conference
  • Assisting with value-engineering process
  • Conducting on-site monthly progress meetings and pay application inspections
  • Obtaining all required state and local design and site-related permits
  • Advising the owner on current code requirements
  • Providing final occupancy owner/user orientation
  • Assistance in on-going analysis of performance and efficiencies

In addition to the traditional services listed above, we are also able to provide our clients with a variety of other services that are sometimes quite unique.  Those services are not limited to but include: graphic imagery at a variety of scales with a focus on community acceptance and planning ideation; exploration of innovative and traditional building techniques and materials as these relate to building performance and constructability; research and testing for building performance and energy conservation both before and after construction; obtaining and identification of potential cost savings and rebate as these relate to federal/state standards and manufacturer or industry programs;  and strategies for long-term maintenance and performance that include pre-occupancy education for owners/occupants on systems and features.

Architectural Design Commercial
Full design services and experience on projects from small scale tenant build-outs to new commercial structures.

Architectural Design Residential
Full design services and experience on projects from furniture to proto-type housing.

Landscape Architecture
Full design services and experience on projects from garden design to land reclamation.

Urban Design
Full planning services and experience on projects for single clients to entire communities.

Community  Planning
Full planning services and experience on projects for single clients to entire communities.

Community Design Charrettes
Full graphic and visioning services and experience on projects for single clients to entire communities.

Graphic Rendering
Full graphic services and rendering capabilities.

Design Build Projects
Full design and construction services and experience on projects such as; small furniture, new residences, residential additions, commercial tenant build-outs, new commercial structures, and public right-of-way projects.