Services

Architecture and Planning

Consulting on Historic Preservation Tax Act projects including preparation of application forms and project reviews.

Preparing project submittals and assistance with State Offices of Historic Preservation (SHPO), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) federal reviews.

Assistance with the creation and/or consultations with Public-Private partnerships on historic preservation projects, including developing and overseeing public outreach efforts, design charettes, workshops and community meetings.

Assistance with the preparation of grant applications and identification of additional applicable funding sources for projects. Assistance with the identification of grant and funding programs for specific projects and obtainable funding levels.

Consulting with cities and other agencies to help applicants comply with their historic preservation and design review requirements for cities and other agencies throughout the course of a project to ensure it will meet approved conditions of approval when completed.

Development services for renovation of historic properties and infill in historic districts.

Design consultation, review and assistance to design teams to ensure project compliance with historic preservation approvals and standards including the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Restoration, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction.

Developing Master Plans for historic and cultural environments, including phasing and financing them.
Cultural resources surveys of buildings, sites, districts, and neighborhoods.

Assessment of Cultural Landscapes

Historic Preservation

Consulting on Historic Preservation Tax Act projects including preparation of application forms and project reviews.

Preparing project submittals and assistance with State Offices of Historic Preservation (SHPO), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) federal reviews.

Assistance with the creation and/or consultations with Public-Private partnerships on historic preservation projects, including developing and overseeing public outreach efforts, design charettes, workshops and community meetings.

Assistance with the preparation of grant applications and identification of additional applicable funding sources for projects. Assistance with the identification of grant and funding programs for specific projects and obtainable funding levels.

Consulting with cities and other agencies to help applicants comply with their historic preservation and design review requirements for cities and other agencies throughout the course of a project to ensure it will meet approved conditions of approval when completed.

Sustainability and Smart Growth

Assistance to owners and design teams to enable them to meet sustainability requirements and certification programs on existing and historic buildings.

Environmental Review

Preparation of Cultural Resources Element of Environmental Impact Reports and Statements as well as analysis of character defining features.  See our new section on Cultural Resource Surveys and Assessments.

Economic Development

Economic development consulting services to governments, community organizations, developers and non-profit organizations.

Preparation of effective growth and revitalization strategies for small and large towns.
Creating strategies to increase investment and support for existing and new businesses.

Facilitating community design charettes, workshops, meetings and presentations.
Designing façade and public area improvements, including handicapped access and parking enhancements.

Effective use of multiple funding sources for development projects.

Presentations

Conducting lectures, seminars, and workshops at public meetings. Subjects include: Working with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Restoration, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Using Historic Tax Credits, Design Review for Historic Districts, Sustainability and Historic Preservation, Solving Design Issues in Historic Development, Economic Strategies for Cultural Resources, Historic Preservation as Economic Development, the Art and Science of Preservation and Securing Historic Buildings While Preserving Their Character.

3D Rendering – Turning your ideas into digital reality

Communicating ideas is always easier with pictures.  A drawing tells a story, as does a photo, but both media are flat.  Give your ideas life with 3D views and inspire your clients with your vision.   Next time you make a presentation, use your iPAD and walk your audience through your building.   Contrast existing buildings with “after” pictures before the project has even started.  Sell your design services by illustrating your designs in 3D display on your smart phone.   Our services are designed to enable architects, city planners, real estate developers, sales agents, and interior designers to communicate their ideas visually using simple tools like notebook computers and mobile devices.

If you are an architect, simply send us your CADD files and we will convert them to 3D images so that your clients can experience your designs in a way that isn’t possible with flat images and blueprints.

Our services enable city planners to illustrate “before” and “after” views that make their projects easier to understand.

Real Estate Developers can show the potential of property when it isn’t obvious by looking at an existing structure or site plan.

Real Estate Brokers can display our “after” views on site to spur  a prospect’s imagination and give them confidence in the broker’s ideas.

Drawings are a critical part of an Interior Designer’s work product, but for those customers that require more proof of concept, our 3D presentations will make the sale easier.