Preliminary Design:

  • Discussion of architectural design concept and structural requirements.

  • Study of relative costs between alternative framing systems.

  • Preliminary framing system.

  • Preliminary member sizes.

Working Drawing Phase:

  • Confirm preliminary framing and member sizes.

  • Work with geotechnical engineer to determine suitable foundation system.

  • Detailed structural analysis and design.

  • Preparation of structural working drawings.

  • Write structural portion of specifications.

Construction Phase:

  • Establish testing and inspection program for the project.

  • Check structural shop drawings.

  • Resolve field questions relative to structural work.

  • Observe structure during construction