Design Process

  • Funding
  • Talk to City Planner
  • Rough sketch some ideas with executor/friends
  • Integrated Design Process
  • Interview architects - Architects draws up schematics for consideration
  • Have meeting - talk through design goals
  • Schematics refinements
  • 3d model (use SketchUp)
  • Develop drawings for City

Construction Process

Break Ground
Excavation
Foundation

• Concrete Forms
• Pour Foundation Wall
• Concrete Slab Pour

• Gravel
• Water Barrier
• Rigid Foam
• Rebar (and PEX tubing for radiant floor heating)
• Pour Concrete for Slab

Utilities

Sewer, Electrical, Water, Gas

Framing

  • Balloon Framing, Sheathing, Roof, Stairs, Windows

Roofing

Weather Resistant Barrier
• Rain Screen

 

Rough Plumbing

Mechanical Systems
• HAVC

Lighting and Electrical

• Ambient, Task, Accent, Periment

Air Sealing, Insulation

• Spray Foam, Blown-in Insulation, or Batt Insulation Drywall
• Sheetrock, Mudding, Sanding, Primer
Siding, Flooring, Tiling, Painting, Cabinets, Shelving, Finish Plumbing
Finish Electrical and Lighting, Certificate of Occupancy, Modifications
Sell