Architect During Construction

The Architect’s role during construction is to ensure that work is in conformance with Construction Documents and design intent.  LSH Architects provides and recommends the following construction administration services:

  • visit the site at intervals appropriate to the stage of construction to become familiar with the progress and quality of the work completed
  • coordinate with the contractor and owner
  • prepare field reports and document observations and decisions that are made during site visits and project meetings
  • organize and manage project records
  • respond to the contractor’s questions, or requests for information
  • provide details, revisions, clarifications to the documents
  • help to resolve construction issues
  • check shop drawings for windows, cabinets, metalwork, custom doors
  • confirm submittals for finishes and products, and help finalize selections
  • assist with paint colors, window treatments, and hardscape design
  • approve contractor’s requests for payment
  • assist with reviewing the punch list
  • provide advice and consultation to the owner