Do Post-Schematic Work

Prepare reports on alternatives

  1. Each alternative evaluated against all criteria: design, cost, program requirements
  2. Report discussing alternatives is complete
  3. Report discussing alternatives conforms to office standard: format, identification, signatures
  4. Iterate until approved

Prepare outline spec

  1. All major systems listed and described: site, building, framing, cladding, roofing, interiors, mechanical, electrical
  2. Iterate until approved

Prepare SD cost estimates

  1. Costs for all major systems included: site, building, framing, cladding, roofing, interiors, mechanical, electrical
  2. Cost estimate conforms to office standard: format, layout, identification, date
  3. Iterate until approved

Assemble SD package

  1. All required docs in package: alternative studies, drawings, specs, reports, calcs, renderings
  2. All docs identified per office standard: title, firm name, date
  3. Dates on all documents agree
  4. All docs listed in cover letter or transmittal
  5. Iterate until approved

Get SD approvals

  1. SD documents approved by appropriate parties: owner, building committees, review boards, review agencies
  2. Iterate until approved
  3. Celebrate success

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