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Architectural Programming

Gooss & Associates AIA excels in the programming phase of pre-construction planning. We conduct extensive research and engage in thoughtful client-architect dialogues to identify your future building’s spatial requirements. Then, we optimize a layout that seamlessly lends function to form.

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Architectural Programming

What Is an Architectural Program?

Your building’s architectural program is a vital point of reference for the future schematic design of your space. The program goes by many names, and you may hear it referred to as a:

  • Design brief
  • Facilities program
  • Space program
  • Owner’s statement of requirements
  • Space needs analysis

All of these technical terms signify the same thing: the description of your building’s spatial requirements. In a nutshell, your architectural program denotes:

  • Space and adjacency requirements
  • Room-by-room technical requirements
  • Engineering requirements
  • A base cost estimate

The more thorough and in-depth the program, the more effective and influential the final product. At our firm, we delve deep into each project’s programmatic needs to procure the most detailed analyses possible. In so doing, our architects ensure that you reap the most practical and sustainable use out of your property investment, both now and in the long-term.

Masterful Programming Services

During the space programming phase, our architects’ raw talent and ingenuity shine through. We have an intuitive knack for anticipating spatial problems and proactively creating design solutions to prevent them. As forward-thinkers, we don’t merely consider the here-and-now usages of your space. Rather, we look to the future to develop rooms that will continue to operate pragmatically five, ten, and twenty years from now.

The program we present you with will be displayed both diagrammatically and graphically. The document will establish a baseline point of reference for future project comparisons and reveal a comprehensive overview of the layout’s qualitative and quantitative spatial requirements.

What’s more, you’ll be pleased to know that we consistently deliver architectural programs on-schedule. We follow an organized sequence of events with strict deadlines in order to satisfy your big-picture construction timeline.

Collaborative Program Development

Without the client’s direction, program development inevitably goes awry. Your input is crucial to achieving a well-rounded space that facilitates an enjoyable and easy user experience. That’s why we engage in much collaboration with our clients. We will engage you in forward-thinking dialogues through which we can extract the necessary information we need to secure your new-build’s spatial success.

Some of the topics we’ll broach with you may include:

  • Site usage, including parking, circulation, and human activity
  • Functional relationships of all spaces within the building
  • Future outlook, goals, and desired outlook

With a solid grasp of these criteria, we’ll put together a robust, cost-efficient, and functional program.

Architectural Programming Services

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Gooss & Associates AIA infuses program development with years of expertise. Within any given project’s programming phase, you can depend on our architects to conduct extensive research, perform thorough data analysis, and develop future-oriented spaces that bolster your overarching design goals.

Want to learn more about our in-house program development strategies? Give us a call today.

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