VAA’s architectural design services range from small renovation projects to large scale public projects. We enjoy collaborating with our clients on design endeavors, and they consider us to be highly creative and quality driven. We know that there are several different ways to achieve the same aesthetic while watching the bottom line, and our clients’ satisfaction with the final product is our primary goal.
Our Interior Designers work closely with our Architects and clients on project research, space planning and finish and furniture selections. They ask questions and listen closely to client wants and needs to specify items that meet these requests, within budget. Sustainable materials are selected whenever possible, and particular care is taken to select items that can be easily maintained, as our clients will live in and maintain their facilities long after our work is complete.
VAA’s on-site project engineers and administrators play an integral role in the management of construction projects. They manage all aspects of the project, allowing for the work to progress without unnecessary delays. Responsibilities include advising clients on construction issues and coordinating progress meetings, on-site inspections, RFIs and change orders. Currently, five VAA team members are working on-site at our construction management projects.
VAA provides master planning services for clients including the Ohio School Facilities Commission, Cleveland Cuyahoga County Port Authority, City of Cleveland and University Park Alliance. We provide visionary ideas that transform schools, mixed-use developments and urban areas.
VAA is committed to sustainable design and possesses a unique knowledge of LEED from both the design and construction perspectives. We understand the interconnection of the design and construction process as well as the materials, systems and procedures required to deliver a sustainable, LEED certified building on schedule and within budget.
To ensure each project achieves the desired certification level, we begin with an initial LEED assessment. From there, detailed checklists are maintained and reviewed with clients, and sustainability is considered at each touch point. This process aligns all parties relative to sustainability initiatives.
To date, we have nearly 50 LEED projects, in varying stages of completion, in our portfolio.
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