Architectural Services

DCSP provides an array of architectural services, from the traditional five (5) basic services to the specific or specialty services, to accommodate all Clients needs and wants.  In the traditional format, the firm provides the five (5) basic services as follows: Schematic Design Phase, here we come up with the concept by creating preliminary designs based on the Client’s vision and requirements; Design Development Phase, this phase involves the merging of systems with the selected design and the integration of components together with the engineering disciplines; Construction Document Phase, here is were the “rubber meets the road”, plans are put together and coordinated along all disciplines in order to provide the road map for the construction team to be able to price and build an airtight project; it also provides the documents necessary for the authorities having jurisdiction to permit the project; Bidding & Negotiation, during this phase the Firm helps the Client make educated decisions as to who is the most suitable and qualified contractor for the job as well as determine what is the fair cost basis for the project, helping in the negotiations of an equitable construction contract; Construction Administration Phase, this phase happens to be one of the most important ones for any successful project, by helping the Client navigate the critical portion of the project which is the actual construction.  From reviewing the Pay Applications and Schedule of Values, to the observation of the work and its compliance with the design and the documents, to reviewing timelines, change orders and keeping them to a minimum, unforeseen events, Owner change directives, inspection results, defects or corrective work, etc. DCSP is a top tier, very experienced Firm that provides complete Architectural & Engineering Services to its Clients with very high proven standards of success and excellence.

DCSP can also provide the Client with a wide array of Additional Services, individually or cafeteria style. DCSP could do specific architectural or engineering tasks and services as follows: Design, interiors, planning, master planning and Urban design, programing, life safety, kitchen design, CAD & Revit drawing and archiving, renderings, models, 3-D modeling, engineering services to include; structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and civil; Life-cycle-costing, value engineering, project timelines, preliminary cost estimating, cost estimating, critical path charts (CPM’s), project re-certifications, investigations and forensics.