SERVICES // Architecture

Our staff of architects offer a diversified practice that treats every project with sensitivity to the individual needs of each specific client and the existing surroundings. Well-conceived designs and implementation of ideas, which blend with existing construction and details, are provided for each project. Our clients appreciate that when we begin the design process, they receive the customized services of a Registered Architect that provides them with a well-developed and lasting design. From conception to design and through construction, our practice is able to offer a wide range of services from start to finish.

RESIDENTIAL RENOVATIONS

We understand that changing your existing structure can be daunting and time consuming. Our team can help with initial zoning analysis, preliminary design and budgeting, contract documents, bidding, permits, construction administration, inventory of existing conditions, structural analysis, project phasing, and master plan development.

SINGLE OR MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL

From modest urban homes to sprawling rural compounds, The Falcon Group provides services from preliminary site analysis through the design, bidding and construction phases, and ultimately through occupancy.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT & SITE PLANNING

Understanding the goals and challenges our client faces is the key to successful programming and space planning. Our Architects work with the involved parties to provide a detailed analysis and create a functional and space conceptual plan.

OFFICE AND RETAIL

Planning and detailing of medical and professional suites can be accommodated, as well as development of retail tenant spaces. Initial space planning, reception, conference area details, private office and workstation design, furniture and finish selections.

TENANT FITOUT

Our Architectural staff is well-versed in the applicable codes if a client wishes to inhabit a space previously occupied by a different use group. Our Registered Architects are prepared to testify before Planning Boards and Zoning Boards of Adjustment as needed.

BUILDING CODE REVIEW

Whether you are faced with a renovation, addition, or a new building, our architectural staff is prepared to interpret the applicable codes. We can perform a complete building code review to maximize potential use of the client’s existing building and perform a building lifespan and structural integrity analysis.

INTERIOR DESIGN

Once the structural plan is completed, our design team through Falcon Architectural Services provides interior elevations, reflected ceiling plans, light covers and treatments, finished specifications and details, cabinetry and millwork, appliances and equipment, stone and tile work and kitchen and bath design.

SITE DESIGN

Whether it is a branch banking facility or a multi-storied commercial building, The Falcon Group will accommodate your needs from initial site selection through occupancy.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) ANALYSIS AND REMEDIATION

Our Architectural staff is prepared to perform an assessment of the facility and provide drawings with specifications to retrofit your structure to meet American Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations.

ZONING ANALYSIS

Once a site has been selected, our architects will perform a zoning analysis to determine applicable building setbacks and coverage, floor area, site improvements and other constraints prior to preliminary design.

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

Once a preliminary design has been established, our architects will generate design development floor plans and elevations for approval. At this stage, it is recommended to obtain preliminary bids prior to completing the construction documents.

FIRE AND WATER DAMAGE RECONSTRUCTION

If fire and water damage has occurred, an engineering and/or architectural firm should be retained to perform an assessment of the damages and start a photographic log of the incident. The goal of a fire reconstruction project is to reconstruct a quality structure as quick as possible and with limited inconvenience.

HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Our Architectural staff is experienced in the preservation and adaptive reuse of civic, commercial, religious and residential structures. The application of local, state and national guidelines to your project will be reviewed.