Schematic Design; Design Development; Construction Documents

Understanding the Architects Design Phases: Schematic Design; Design Development; Construction Documents

The Architect’s Design Phases

 

Working with an architect seems like a complicated process, am I right? But, did you know that most architects utilize a typical design process to complete the design services for your new home? By knowing just the basics before talking with your architect, the process will seem a lot less daunting.

 

There are typically 5 phases that an architect practices to complete a project.  However, in smaller projects such as new homes, I usually employ only 3 of them:

 

Schematic Design:

Schematic design is the first phase.  In this step, an architect talks with the client to determine the project requirements and goals.  The architect usually starts with rough study drawings that illustrate the basic concepts of the design.  This most often includes spatial relationships as well as basic scale and forms the

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Designer – Wikipedia

Designer
Occupation

Occupation type

Profession
Description
Competencies Technical knowledge,
teamwork abilities,
artistic skills (varies)

Fields of
employment

see Design professions

A designer is a person who makes designs for objects. A fashion designer designs clothing, a web designer designs web pages and an automobile designer designs automobiles. In each case, the designer works with the help of a technician or engineer who understands deeper level concepts of manufacturing and engineering and the designer is also largely confined to work at a surface level.

More formally, a designer is an agent that “specifies the structural properties of a design object”.[1] In practice, anyone who creates tangible or intangible objects, products, processes, laws, games, graphics, services, and experiences is referred to as a designer.

Overview[edit]

Classically, the main area of design was only architecture, which was understood as the major arts. The design of clothing, furniture, and other

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definition of design by The Free Dictionary

Noun 1. design - the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)design – the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan); “he contributed to the design of a new instrument”
planning – the act or process of drawing up plans or layouts for some project or enterprise
2. design – an arrangement scheme; “the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult”; “it was an excellent design for living”; “a plan for seating guests”
organization, arrangement, organisation, system – an organized structure for arranging or classifying; “he changed the arrangement of the topics”; “the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original”; “he tried to understand their system of classification”
configuration, constellation – an arrangement of parts or elements; “the outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time”
layout – a plan or design of something that is laid out
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Definition of Design by Merriam-Webster

de·​sign | di-ˈzīn How to pronounce design (audio)

designed; designing; designs

transitive verb

1 : to create, fashion, execute, or construct according to plan : devise, contrive design a system for tracking inventory

2a : to conceive and plan out in the mind

he designed the perfect crime

b : to have as a purpose : intend she designed to excel in her studies

c : to devise for a specific function or end

a book designed primarily as a college textbook a suitcase designed to hold a laptop computer

3 archaic : to indicate with a distinctive mark, sign, or name

4a : to make a drawing, pattern, or sketch of

… a curious woman whose dresses always looked as if they had been designed in a rage …— Oscar Wilde

b : to draw the plans for

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