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Architectural Design Process

Serving Detroit Lakes, Moorhead, MN, Horace, West Fargo & Fargo, ND

Schematic Design

   Preliminary design layouts and ideas for discussion

Design Development (Collaborative)

   Working as a team to prepare design for client approval 

Construction Documents

   Relaying final design into working drawings

Code Compliance Review

   Ensuring final design complies with all applicable codes and regulations

Energy Compliance Review

   Energy compliance certificate submitted based on local jurisdictions              requirements

Consulting with Building Trades

   Ensuring completeness of all project components

Interior Detailing

   Providing drawings of interior design components 

Sustainable Design 

   Includes but not limited to, reducing waste, elimination of toxic materials,      providing healthy, desirable user environments based on climatic                    components, improved building performance


   Taking existing spaces and ensuring compliance with all code                           requirements while enhancing space to meet and exceed current needs       and goals

3D & 2D Renderings 

   Creating a realistic visual to the future project 

Finish material selections

   Specifying interior or exterior materials based on client's vision and                  budget

The architectural design process is all about teamwork. As a small firm located in the Fargo, ND area, we are always collaborating with each other and asking questions or advice to create the best project possible. We want the client to know that your success mirrors ours and we care about each and every project the same, even if your project is 200 miles away.


Contact prairie design

For generic inquiries email or call us now at 701.282.2850

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