Allan Avis Architects Inc | Residential Design

Residential Design

“The Team at Allan Avis Architects Inc. took the time to understand what we wanted before they
started any major work, saving us time a money.
We just celebrated our first year in our new cottage, thanks to Allan Avis Architects Inc., Jason and
Bruce, we have a beautiful place to relax with friends and family.”
– Lori J-L.

Residential Brochure

“The large print giveth and the small print taketh away.” Tom Waits

Residential Design Services – Requirements, Exclusions and Limitations

    1. A signed contract is required when engaging our services (OAA Standard Short Form of Contract for Architect’s Services – Document 800 – 2011).
    1. Fees are subject to change without notice. Generally, Fees for Residential Design Services are provided on an hourly rate basis, adjusted annually on January 1st of each year, but may also be adjusted throughout the year.
    1. Payment for services is due upon completion of each phase. Payment for the Schematic Design phase and Working Drawings phase are due before drawings are released.
    1. One [1] set of changes to the drawings, after each phase, has been included in the Fees for each stage. Additional changes or revisions to the Schematic Design or Working Drawings, after review and approval, can be completed, but will be considered additional services and invoiced at our standard hourly rates.
    1. Professional services include Architectural only. Structural, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Landscape Architect or other Specialized Consultants are not included. These services, when provided through the Architect, at the request of the Client, will be billed as subconsultant invoice plus a 10% administrative charge.
    1. Building Designs will be provided based on the prescriptive based Ontario Building Code.
    1. Bidding Phase Services, included the Premium Services package, are limited to 8 hrs. of Sr. Technologist time. Additional service/hours beyond these limits will be invoiced at current hourly rates, on an “as required” basis.
    1. Construction Phase Services, included the Premium Services package, are limited to 13 hrs. of Sr. Technologist time. Additional service/hours beyond these limits will be invoiced at current hourly rates, on an “as required” basis.
    1. Owner to supply hazardous materials survey, if required.
    1. Owner to supply legal, topographical or site features surveys, if required.
    1. Owner to supply geotechnical reports and soils information, if required.
    1. Excluded from the Fees are any services or scope of work not expressly included in the description of Allan Avis Architects Inc. Residential Design Services.
  1. Four [4] sets of printed drawings, as well as electronic PDF copies of the drawings, are included in the Fees. Additional sets of drawings are available, if required, at an additional cost.