Our clients choose Studio Intersekt because of our people, our experience, and our process.
We recognize that no two clients are alike, and similarly, no two projects are the same. As a result, we make sure to approach our work with focus and flexibility.
To provide our clients with the best results, we follow a process.
Similar to many firms, our standard approach includes the following steps:
The following guiding principles inform our process:
Selective — We learn about the clients we are considering doing business with and ensure that we understand their goals and are qualified to be a high performer for them. We apply this approach to our consultants, as well.
Understanding — We perform due diligence in developing a solution that fits our client's needs and the specific project before moving forward.
Communication — Roles must be properly assigned to all stakeholders, regular meetings are scheduled, and minutes recorded. We want to make certain that there is complete clarity regarding expectations, changes, and deadlines.
Design — We develop a solution typically in 4 steps: Functional analysis, Schematic ideations, Preliminary design, Final design presentation
Construction Documentation — Includes site visits, permit coordination and typically submission checks at 70% and 90% completion.
Project Review — At the end of the project (especially as part of the program), we like to review the project and the process to look for ways to improve as we move forward together
It is important to emphasize that it is not a rigid set of rules that we follow.
Instead, it is a philosophy and a series of checkpoints that help set expectations, provide clear communication, reduces errors, and encourages collaboration. In other words, our process enables allows us to create the best solution while respecting project goals, budget, and timeline.
At the end of the day, our process creates a structure to work within, but it is our team's talent and our experience that allows us to produce the best results.
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