Christopher Fagan Studio Architecture, PLLC is a licensed, full-service architecture practice certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.
A discussion to understand your vision and programming needs before the formal design process. We provide conceptual drawings and a rough budget estimate to bring the project into focus.
High quality renderings produced in-house to visualize your design and win support for your future project. Both digital and manual techniques are offered, from hand drawing to photorealistic computer modeling.
Schematic design, existing conditions surveys, design coordination, construction documents, specifications, and contractor bidding are completed in-house to prepare for the construction of your project.
ZONING ANALYSIS + FEASIBILITY
Research of all relevant zoning ordinances and building codes is performed at the beginning of the design phase, and the full compliance of the design is verified by the Architect.
Drawings and specifications required for project approval are researched by the Architect and prepared in-house, before final construction drawings are prepared and construction begins.
Adherence to the design specifications is maintained through the process of construction, with on-site observation from the Architect. Project completion is verified by the Architect.
CLASSICAL DESIGN + DETAILING
The principles of Classical architecture are relevant today. Knowledge of Greek Classicism and regional tradition allows us to faithfully complement historic buildings, and create timeless modern designs.
Certified LEED Accredited Professional, Building Design + Construction. Your desired sustainability benchmark will be part of the entire design process, to honor new regulations and provide an efficient, quality product.
Most projects are required to be accessible to all, regardless of mobility. The compliance of your project with the numerous separate accessibility codes is verified by the Architect.
HISTORIC RESTORATION + RENOVATION
Documentation, additions, remodeling, repairs, and in-kind restoration of buildings with designated historic status, which often occur together in the same project.
INTERIOR RENOVATION + ALTERATION
Surveying, consultation, design, and construction administration for interior work requiring a permit.
Design consultation for projects at the civic scale: infill development, master planning, heritage conservation and work in historic districts, and sustainable planning principles.