Mar 15, 2022
In schematic design, we begin the process of translating the Program into an efficient building design and start exploring design concepts. This phase is the time for testing options and getting a general idea of the look and feel. The floor plans and shape of the project will begin to take form, but the specifics about materials and details will come later. The schematic design phase includes several meetings in which we present ideas to our client using images of other projects, hand sketches, and 3D renderings to help visualize the size, shape, and relationship of spaces to each other. We listen and observe reactions, and then refine the ideas according to feedback until we reach an agreed upon design direction to develop further in the following phases.