Scalable Services at Set Prices - Great design within reach.

Thanks for your interest in A La Carte Architect, great design within reach.  Renovate your kitchen. Add a custom bathroom. Design your addition to your budget. Experience the value of living in a thoughtfully designed environment having an easy spatial flow with each detail, surface and place full of artfully crafted finishes and textures. The menu of scalable services below lists different projects of different sizes and scopes. For each package, the goal is to head start your project with documents in hand to present your ideas to builders and tradespeople. From there, you decide how A la Carte Architect will be involved.  You could combine and enhance with The Alt and The Bid or maybe The Ren and The Manage.  If , at any time during the project, you decide that a full service contract is right for you, your A la Carte services will be rolled into a new service agreement and credited accordingly.  Contact MOD to get your project started.

The Chat

Architect consultation for up to 1 hour and a half on your building design and construction issues.

  • Discuss ideas with a licensed, NCARB Certified, AIA member and experienced architect.
  • Decide how to approach your next DIY Project.
  • Get a ‘tie breaker’ for important decisions about your property.
  • Deliverables are an Executive Summary and Design Scope sketches.
$500
 

The Alt

Architect consultation for up to 3 hours and a half on a 1-2 room renovation/alteration including The Chat PLUS:

  • concept sketch session
  • schematic design drawings
  • Deliverables are an Opinion of Probable Cost, Executive Summary and working drawings.
$1250
 

The Add

Architect consultation for 4 hours and a half on an addition to an existing house or place of business, including The Chat PLUS:

  • concept sketch session
  • schematic design drawings
  • Deliverables are an Opinion of Probable Cost and working drawings.
$1550
 

The Ren

Architect consultation for up to 4 hours and a half on remodeling or renovating throughout a large existing house or sized place of business, including The Chat PLUS:

  • concept sketch session
  • schematic design drawings and review
  • design development session and drawings
  • Deliverables are an Opinion of Probable Cost and working drawings.
$2150
 

The New

Architect consultation for up to 4 hours and a half for schematic level design a new house or place of business, including:

  • concept sketch session
  • schematic design drawings and review
  • design development session and drawings
  • Deliverables are an Opinion of Probable Cost and working drawings.
$5150
 

The menu of service enhancements below are examples to be paired with one of the items above, or used when a client has already secured house plans from another design service.

+The Change

Architect consultation to custom design a previously acquired set of home plans to better suite your needs and taste, including:

  • concept sketch session
  • schematic design drawings and review
  • design development session and drawings
  • Deliverables are an Opinion of Probable Cost and working drawings.
Fee is negotiated based on scope of work
 

+The Bid

Architect consultation and administrative duties with up to 4 bidding contractors in order to evaluate received bids, and advise during the contractor selection process.

$675
 

+The Manage

Architect consultation and administrative duties throughout construction in order to perform observation and documentation of the contractor’s work and progress. Evaluation of adherence to the design, local codes, and standards of care and practice.

Fee is negotiated % of construction cost based on project
 
Prices are based on residential and small to medium commercial project size and scope where, as codified in applicable state laws, the commissioning of a licensed architect is not required, but desired by the owner.  Contact Modus Operandi Design, PLLC for full service architecture, planning & construction administration in NC and TN.