About our firm

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 MD Architects offers a wide variety of services in the design and planning for many types of facilities. We are committed to assisting owners in each step of the design and construction process from conceptual designs to the final inspection in construction administration. In addition to experience from completed projects, we work closely with engineering professionals to accommodate fluctuation in designs. This close relationship with other professionals allows us to create highly-specialized designs that allow workers and clients to move easily throughout the space.

Our primary tool in creating designs, drawings, and documents is their use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology. This technology creates a shared knowledge resource to provide a reliable basis for decisions from earliest design ideas to completion. Using this tool offers architects, engineers, contractors and the owner an overall clear vision of the project scope. This technology combined with our abilities allows us to create an engaging experience with our clients throughout the entire design process.

Our services

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 PRELIMINARY DESIGN

-Preliminary architectural floor plan schemes
-Preliminary building size/massing/elevation schemes
-Analysis of improved ergonomics and flow in plan schemes
-Review of schemes and modifications

SCHEMATIC DESIGN

-Schematic floor plan with casework, equipment, and furniture layout
-Schematic building elevations and 3-dimensional views
-Schematic site layout and development
-Continued analysis of ergonomics and flow in plan
-Local and national building code review analysis
-Review of drawing and modifications
-Schematic outline specification book

PLANNING

 -Develop Owner Program
 -Site Development
 -Architectural space planning
 -Ergonomic and Flow Analysis
 -Examination and discussion of existing facility
 -Research regarding special requirements of a specific program
 -Ergonomic and circulation flow analysis with diagram studies
 -Architectural space plan and square footage programming

CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION AND ADMINISTRATION

-Complete architectural drawings for construction and bid pricing,  including:
-Plans, elevations, wall sections, finishes, casework, and all necessary details
-Projects specification for construction, materials, performance and  warranties
-Final coordination with project consultants
-Shop drawing Review
-Contractor coordination meetings
-Budget meetings
-Request for information services
-Tenant coordination meetings

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

-Design development of floor plan with finishes, furnishings, and  equipment
-Interior materials, finishes, and colors selected/reviewed
-Architectural detail drawings and schedules developed
-Architectural materials selected/reviewed
-Coordination with consultants: HVAC, electrical and others
-Meetings with specialty equipment reps

SPECIFICATIONS AND SUBMISSIONS

-Applications for permitting and coordination with local agencies as  required
-Preparation of bid packages including specifications
-Invitations, advertisements and questions period with bidders
-Bid receiving, opening and advising of selection of contractors
-Preparation of bid packages including specifications
-Invitations, advertisements and question period with bidders
-Bid receiving, opening and advising of selection of contractors

 Meet the team

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Rick Renschen

Rick Renschen

Dave Russell

Dave Russell

Michael Schornack

Michael Schornack

Suri Aveja

Suri Aveja

Breanna England

Breanna England

Katie Mohr

Katie Mohr

Peter Winters

Peter Winters

Matthew Collins

Matthew Collins

Adela Groth

Adela Groth

Rumbi Kawadza

Rumbi Kawadza

Anuya Sant

Anuya Sant

Erin Shultz

Erin Shultz

Dewey DuFour

Dewey DuFour