OUR DESIGN PROCESS

our approach does not start with a preconceived aesthetic or style but grows from an understanding of the client, the program, the place and the budget

design brief

 

We specialize in the design and delivery of projects that are cost effective, operationally efficient and innovative. We recognize the importance of communication throughout the design process. Our design approach does not start with a preconceived aesthetic or style but grows from an understanding of the client, the program, the place and the budget. We believe through conversation value goals evolve and an understanding of the client’s needs is established.

 

 

research

 

Rivers & Christian’s innovative research process integrates state-of-the-art technology with the expert knowledge of seasoned professionals. Through a solutions based approach, our teams’ objective is to provide our client’s with innovations and ideas that best relate to the goals of the design brief.

 

 

concept

 

We develop concepts around the design brief and our research, with experts who understand that challenges are best resolved through a collaborative and thoughtful approach. With the sharing of ideas, issues and evaluations between all stakeholders, we are able to propose concepts that perform as designed and operate efficiently.

 

 

development

 

Through the process of detailed construction cost estimating, scheduling and lifecycle analysis, operational and financial planning, community outreach efforts, multimedia presentations, building assessment studies, environmental impact reports, signage and wayfinding design, project scoping, definition and concepts documents we further refine and develop the design. Solutions and strategies are presented in a visual manner that everyone can understand. The result is a balanced solution that is specific to the needs and objectives of the project.

 

 

execution

 

Bringing any project from conception to completion is a complex process. We believe that our firm’s value to our clients is the strong relationships we have with our consultants that enable Rivers & Christian to provide stream-lined projects with excellent results and an ability to respond to changing needs with urgency. Our diverse team respected by their peers is the product of our Principals 38 year passion for excellence backed by a creative motivated team focused on quality and collaboration. We constantly strive to be the firm of choice for our clients, we uphold an excellent reputation for achieving these goals on a consistent basis.

 

 

 

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