I believe careful listening, sensitivity to priorities, adherence to procedure, and clear communications enable great design.
Dennis McGrath Design, LLC. is a design, architecture, project management and construction consulting firm that specializes in the creation and delivery of new architecture for a variety of project experiences. My work covers a range of building types, including civic, custom residential, workplace, performing arts, education, libraries, restaurant & retail design strategies for branded environments.
I have a reputation for connecting with clients’ needs while creating outstanding designs for projects that are both schedule and budget conscious. I have a passion for design, creative problem solving, and share common values, on a global level, with members of my extended team. I focus on the expectations of my clients, and partner with expert consultants to create architecture as innovative as the people, or institutions I engage.
Prior to launching Dennis McGrath, LLC. In 2015, I provided leadership for the highest level of Design Services overseeing client interactive planning and programming phases as well as leading design and brand integration for the Education, Mixed-Use, Retail/Commercial and Healthcare practices for complex urban mixed-use projects.
Owner's representative: Who's looking after your interests?
|All project phases||Owner's rep||Architect||Contractor|
|Keep focus on whole project through all phases|
|Manage all phases|
|Manage total budget|
|Manages total schedule|
|Liason/explaining design and construction process techniques & terminology|
|Manages project quality to owners benefit not other’s agenda.|
|Pre-design/Procurement Phase||Owner's rep||Architect||Contractor|
|Provides Expertise to Navagate Procurement|
|Suggests reviews contract form and contract for owner|
|Outlines different ways to hire architect and contractor agenda.|
|Design Phase||Owner's rep||Architect||Contractor|
|Design Interpretation to suit owner’s needs|
|Provides expert advice on means and methods of design/construction|
|Advises owner on options and alternatives|
|Construction Phase||Owner's rep||Architect||Contractor|
|Provides construction administration services for owner|
|Provides on-site construction observation|
|Provides labor, material and subcontractors|
in some cases
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