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RPA DESIGN PROCESS

RICHARD PEDRANTI ARCHITECT


PD

SCHEMATIC DESIGN

1

PRE DESIGN

2

20%

OWNER

PROJECT EVALUATION • • • • • •

Provide project information Program Site Budget Schedule Project ideas / images / photos / examples / likes and dislikes • Sign contract

CONCEPTUAL DESIGN • • • • •

Provide site survey Respond to design proposals Research / homework Budget review Meet regularly

STEP 1

SITE

CLIENT INPUT

• Select materials / finishes / shopping • Select cabinets / kitchen style • Select equipment / appliances

V1

SITE ENGINEERING

V2

CLIENT INPUT

SITE

V1

V2

STRUCTURE

MATERIALS

QUESTIONNAIRE REVIEW RPA PROJECT PROPOSAL

SIGN OFF

V3

RPA PROJECT EVALUATION

STEP 2

MATERIALS & FINISHES

SITE

PRE-DESIGN QUESTIONNAIRE

STEP 3

20%

SIGN OFF

SIGN OFF PROJECT EVALUATION FORM

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

V3

V3

PROPOSAL REVIEW

INTERIORS

WINDOWS

FINISHES

MEP

FINAL CONTRACT

ARCHITECT

SIGN CONTRACT

• • • • •

Provide project evaluation Provide project questionaire Provide project proposal Review project / project analysis Initial meetings

• • • • • • • • • • •

Site analysis (maybe breakdown of parts) Conceptual design Bubble diagram Site planning Preparing 3d design models for meeting review Revising design and review Sharing results Providing priliminary cost estimate Reviewing energy goals Finialing priliminary design Code compliance and zoning review

• Introducing construction systems • Floor, wall, roof assemblies • Providing window specifications / preliminary window quote • Engaging consultants included : septic, site engineer, structural engineer, energy, prefab, PHIUS • Distributation of design drawings to builders for comments and preliminary cost estimating. • Creatingowner selection information including : finishes, materials, kitchen, equipment, appliances, plumbing • Revise preliminary cost estimate

4-6 WEEKS

4-6 WEEKS

SCHEDULE & BUDGET 2-4 WEEKS

PRELIMINARY BUDGET

DESIGN BUDGET REVIEW

ESTIMATING PRELIMINARY COST ESTIMATE AND BUILDERS VALUE ENGINEERING

DESIGN PROCESS


3

CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS

4

40%

Final selections Builder interviews Approval paperwork Secure financing Respond to RFI

5

CONSTRUCTION

10%

DETAILED DRAWINGS • • • • •

BIDDING AND NEGOTIATION

10%

COST, SCHEDULE & CONTRACT • Review bids • Select contractor • Sign construction contract

SIGN OFF

BUILDING YOUR PROJECT • • • •

Review and approve submitals Review and comment on schedules Deliver owner purchased items on schedule Review and approve application for payment • Review and approve work • Create punch list with architect • Move in SIGN OFF

SIGN OFF

BUILDING SCIENCE 1. THERMAL 2. AIR 3. MOISTRURE 4. VAPOR

• Preparing final bid drawings and specifications to distribute to contractors • Communicating system and design with consultants included : structural, mep, windows, site engineering, prefab • Creating energy model • Providing construction approval drawgings • Prepare passive house certification package

4-6 WEEKS

ASSEMBLY

SCHEDULE

BUILDER

BUDGET

• • • • • • • • •

Distribute bid packages Provide and distribute bid form Respond to RFI Provide bid analysis Review bids with owner General contractor interviews Contractor selection Final value engineering Finalize construction drawings

• Review builder prepared consturction schedule • Review owner selections • Construction administration • Regular site visits • Review RFI • Review and approve changes • Review and approve applications for project • Review and approve submitals • Create punch list • Issue certification of completion

4-6 WEEKS

2-12 MONTHS CONSTRUCTION

FINAL COST ESTIMATE AND BUILDERS VALUE ENGINEERING

FINAL COST AND BUILDER SELECTION WITH VALUE ENGINEERING

PAYMENT

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