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Pikul Inc / Apcotects
4.2
from 21 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy F.
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My house was updated and remodeled by APCO. I have worked with a number of contractors. APCO is very different. APCO has Laura and Alan who are very talented designers. Their design ideas turned my house into a showcase - something I could not have imaged on my own. They were honest and dedicated to pleasing me. I highly recommend APCO.

F.T. Design Group
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Marty G.
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As a GC myself, Fady has been a great architect to work with. He has a commanding knowledge of building codes and regulations which helps keep the builder out of any trouble. He also pays close attention to details when it comes to his drawings. Any questions that do arise throughout the course of a job, his response time is immediate and always looking to help get the job done as efficiently as possible.

MaNa Design Build, Inc.
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Jila O.
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I am so happy with Mazi's services (Mana Design) . He completely designed and drafted the new layout and design for my shop. He got the city approval and pull the permit. It is not easy to find someone who you can trust and has experience in commercial interior design. After interviewing with many people, my partner and I, picked MaNa Design because we found Mazi so professional from the day first. Until the final day, he was on top of his schedule and we were in touch via any cominucqtion system such as FaceTime, Skype, etc. and personal meeting during those 10-days. You must see his beautiful showroom, it tells how he cares about every detail. His company is a real example of success and novelty. I am writing this comments to share with everyone our wonderful experience with his design services. We are going to buy all materials that we have chosen from his showroom and we will defiantly use his company - Mana Design Build Inc - to do the construction part. He is licensed and bonded and as far as we did research on his company, he did many beautiful and amazing construction. I hope the above comment helps you all.

Architectural CAD Services
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Dusan S.
Verified review

A fantastic ArchiCAD drafter! Very professional, finishes projects in a timely manner. I would highly recommend Mr. Lukic to anybody looking for ArchiCad services.

  • 33 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Chris H.
Verified review

Working with Ray was great, he was very professional and courteous. He took the time to understand what we needed and wanted in building a new master bedroom with a full bath plus and extra 1/4 bath and laundry space. Ray produced very detailed plans and met with the city 3 to 4 times in order to satisfy their requirements. He always arrived on time, to our appointed meeting times. We found that the pricing that Ray charged was very reasonable. He was not the lease expensive quoted through Thumtack, but we feel it definitely was the best value. I would highly recommend Ray to my family and friends who may need architectural services.

VC Architecture & Design
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Gustavo S.
Verified review

Raj and the fellas at VC sructural Engineering, are awesome, very helpful, knowledgeable, and caring...

  • 4 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Samsum S.
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Paul was extremely professional, reliable, responsive, and always made time to speak regarding anything pertaining to his job. He is a true professional who helped me get through a difficult legalization process. I would give Paul my absolute highest recommendation for anyone looking for a quality and reasonable architect.

  • 30 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Tim F.
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Had a difficult siding project, too small for the big shops to touch. Not only did John do a wonderful job, he also added a few little architectural details that really make the project pop.

Imaginario Studio
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jorge C.
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Mr. Roi Lapeyre firm has been providing our restaurant with top quality design ideas, he has creatively redesigned, after the remodeling my business increase 10%. I would strongly recommend mr. Roi Lapeyre for any construction project.

Brandon Kemp
4.5
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Hilary H.
Verified review

Brandon’s thoroughness, talent and dependable character shined through as this project required plans for a Change of Use Permit within the City of LA. He offered advice, assistance and suggestions as he promptly prepared large format printout in a short turnaround time. Nice job!

RR Architectural Designer
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jeremy R.
Verified review

Really fantastic experience with them, exceptionally professional, very competitive pricing, and great work.

Roksolana Toia
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Beatrice V.
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Roksalana is simply amazing from first contact.. she is such a find and I plan on keeping her beyond the scope of the work. Her professionalism, punctuality, value was wayyyyy better then the others that responded to my post. She did the impossible and completed an entire Architectural plan in 2 days. She also helped us save a lot of money with her funds..

  • 26 years in business
Samuel G.
Verified review

Diane has done a whole home remodel for my family in the early 1990s and a 1000 sq. foot separate building on a different property in about 2012. She is a good listener when it comes to understanding the clients needs. Her understanding of how a space will be used is clearly reflected in her modern designs. She has a tremendous attention to modern detail, and supervised the construction to ensure compliance with her design. I was very pleased with the finished results on both projects and enjoy living in these spaces. She has excellent skills on state of the art architectural CAD software that allows her to create very detailed plans and specifications. This is critical during both the bid and construction phases. She has a depth of knowledge regarding building materials and finishes that help to create a coherent aesthetic design. She is LEED certified and sustainable development is clearly part of her philosophy, Her services include construction observation as part of the fee and it is well worth it. She is on site making sure the construction is per specification and correctly detailed. I can't emphasize how important that is. She is a true professional and a joy to work with. I recommend her without hesitation.

Archibatis
5.0
from 1 review
  • 29 years in business
Jacqueline Z.
Verified review

Designed the home of my dreams. Excellent knowledge of the French Architecture and design. Couldn't be happier with the final project.

  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I provide big Architectural Firm Service at a portion of the cost.

  • 12 years in business
About

Design on the Square is focused on details, constructability, and customer service. We pride ourselves on producing the highest quality of design while maintaining the client's budget and goals.

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LeMaster Architects is a full service architecture firm located in Orange County, California. We specialize in residential and commercial projects of all scales including interior remodels, additions, and new construction. While we are primarily focused on modern design, we firmly believe that successful architecture is achieved through the creation of functional space regardless of applied aesthetics. We are committed to sustainability. By taking advantage of the Southern California climate through design, the overall energy consumption of a home can be dramatically reduced. Using recycled and renewable building materials can reduce the impact of construction on the environment.

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Focused on modern and contemporary architecture and design.

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We take architecture as a psychological issue - the piece of land, an edifice or a structure as being utilized the same way it should create certain emotions to the viewer, mentally connecting it with the state of sculptural expression. Our design work is based on extensive brainstorming, where depending on the type of client, category building, materials chosen, landscaping, and urban attitude a particular process methodology is implemented. Each project is approached with its own specificity, uniqueness, and the process of designing is the one which brings to it its own architectural handwriting. In the Studio 3D, different computer software allow exploring in very depth each detail and not a little corner is left without being carefully studied. We thoroughly believe also in the sustainable design philosophy that this is the future where architecture goes, and we stay firmly behind it. The sustainable architectural design has to go hand by hand with renewable energy, and give a better future for the next generation. The project budgeting and value analysis are looked under scrutiny to be able to lower the cost as much as possible, without compromising the quality of the design in both highly-competitive private and cost conscious government sectors. Working tightly with cost estimators and surveyors, the office takes it with main responsibility that the project is executed precisely, within the budget, and in the time frame.

  • 9 years in business
About

EM3 Group offers exceptional design and personal services to residential clients: - Remodeling - Room additions - Tenant improvements - Ground-up construction The owner is a licensed and insured architect and general building contractor.

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I am an architect with three decades of experience and also do photography, painting, programming, planning, presentation, interior design, logo design, business card design, banner design and presentation packages for properties to be sold.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do architects work?

Architects may work for an architecture or engineering firm, they may work for a government organization, they can work for a construction company, or they may be self-employed (freelance). The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics explains that architects spend a large amount of their working time in the home or company office: meeting with clients; creating reports and architectural drawings; and working with other architects and engineers. When not in an office, an architect is often at the construction site either as part of the development of plans or to ensure building progress is following the blueprint.

When a client interacts with an architect, it is typically to have them design drawings for the construction of a house or a building. If you are a client who has hired a large architecture firm, there may be a team of people working on your design. But if you are working with a freelance architect or a smaller firm, one person (or a small group) will take your concept and translate it into an architectural blueprint that a builder can use to construct a house. The plans will lay out everything from the depth of the foundation to the materials to use to the type of metal to be used in the reinforcement. Once the plans have been created and handed off to the builder, the architect may remain on the project — depending on budget — and oversee progress.

How do architects charge for their services?

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median salary of an architect in 2016 was $76,930. This range included architects with every type of company as well as self-employed architects. Depending on the architect and whether they’re with a firm or independent, they may charge per hour or by the square foot, or they may charge a percentage of the total budget for a construction project. An hourly rate is typically used for smaller projects such as providing consultation, helping clients hone their concept before the design process begins, or drafting documents and plans. If an architect is working on an hourly basis on a larger project, there will usually be an agreed-upon cap on the number of hours they will work. For larger projects, such as new construction or total overhaul remodels, architects may charge a percentage of the total construction costs. The architect will usually set the percentage you will pay after the total cost of construction has been accounted for. Percentages can range within a firm depending on the extent of the services they’re providing. For example, a lower percentage of the total construction costs may include drafting and minimal consultation and guidance along the way, while a higher percentage could include on-site project management services with every detail attended to. Architects may also charge by the square footage of the project. The rate per square foot can vary depending on the individual’s training, the services they are providing, the complexity of the project, and other factors — such as obtaining permits. The national average cost to hire an architect is between $1,690 and $2,500.

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