Process

After the initial meeting Isometrix Design Inc. would be retained for the purpose of:

 

Phase 1) design concept and budget

Phase 2) design development

Phase 3) construction, documentation and specifications

Phase 4) site supervision / design contract administration

 

Design Concept

- define vision and philosophy

- preliminary sketches / layouts

- review strategy / confirm process and direction

- confirm building code regulations and strata by-laws [where applicable]

- review and articulate the design concept

- confirm layout with as-builts and site anomalies

- presentation of sample boards, budgets & finishes for approval

 

Design Development  

- design / layout drawings / finishes for sign off

- coordinate/tender contractors as required

- electrical consultant [if necessary]

- mechanical consultant [if necessary]

- structural consultant [if necessary]

- any other consultants as necessary

- coordinate / consult with potential general contractors

- coordinate art selection / installation plan [if necessary]

- design / discuss / coordinate interior / millwork / furniture

- begin outline specifications, including all materials and colours

- review budget / schedule

               

Construction Documentation          

- revisions to drawings as required

- prepare documents, specifications and drawings for construction

- construction / millwork / furniture details

- coordination of consultant input

- coordinate consultant drawings

- coordinate with general contractor

- coordinate the order of items with long lead times

- review construction scheduling [prepared by others]

- review construction budget [prepared by others]

 

Site Supervision / Project Admin              

- revisions / amendments to drawings as required

- review / amend construction plans as necessary

- initial site meetings with all major trades and general contractor

- informal and formal site visits with  fabricators / suppliers

- regular client/site meetings / progress reviews / status reports

- clarifications / additional drawings / miscellaneous details

- shop drawing reviews

- change orders

- answer questions  / document decisions

- deficiency assessment / instructions for correction

- one year post occupancy review [if requested]