BWBR’s Design Process
Our design process always begins with spending time with your team, on site, to understand the project issues and build relationships that will enhance our ability to work together for project success. Every BWBR design is unique, because every client and project brings different dreams, different needs, and different circumstances to the table.
Our design approach is totally driven by that client-centered philosophy. It’s fast, free-flowing, and fun. And frankly, it’s one of the key things that sets us apart. We will expect and encourage your involvement — the more input early in the design phase, the better the results. From our work with committee-driven projects, we have developed a skillful approach to building consensus as we lead your stakeholders through the process of finding the right balance of the project’s “vision” with the realistic ramifications of budget, schedule, site, etc.
Firms do not design projects — people do. For the lead roles in each discipline, we assign senior, licensed professionals who have specific experience on similar projects, to interact with each other, your team, and the contractor. BWBR is very comfortable with leading teams, from two or three people to 40 or 50 on highly complex projects. We frequently collaborate with multiple consultants on projects, each of whom brings specialized expertise.
Our approach to design can be characterized as inspiration and creative vision supported by straightforward common sense. We ask good questions, keep discussions focused, encourage and build consensus, are flexible while exercising good judgment — and last, but certainly not least, we remain uncompromising in the quality of service and design we deliver.
Projects may pass through the following stages: