Water Feature Consultants' duties go beyond design to bidding, Construction Administration and on-site construction supervision. The following phases are post-design and are too important to the successful completion of water features to overlook.
The third stage of water feature design is the Construction Documentation stage. This is one of the most important stages, as it acts as the refining and defining stage. CD provides the foundation for construction expectations, estimating, and a last minute quality assurance check. Find out the nuances involved during this phase and the details to look out for as an owner, owner's representative, or designer.
The second stage of water feature design is the Design Development stage. This is where we begin sizing and locating equipment, providing initial utility information to the MEP, and starting mechanical and electrical drawings. Discover the nuances involved during this phase and the details to look out for.
This is the first article in a five-part overview of a water feature consultants’ involvement in the design and construction process. We will cover information from the conceptual stage that is important to move a project into design development. We'll cover subjects like budget, application review, and testing.