Following are true examples of the projects I’ve taken on for clients, and the results I’ve achieved.
“So you would rather ask for forgiveness than permission?”
A client had erected a wood fence without a permit.
“How would you like 10 foot ceilings rather than 8 foot ceilings in your million dollar beachfront residence?”
A building height-to-setback ordinance conflict is resolved.
“I don’t want to loose the chance to build this house.”
A storm surge level ruling based upon a standing misinterpretation of code is overturned.
“My contractor says I can’t rebuild my house the way I want.”
A structurally “impossible” project is completed.
“Help, they are moving my building.”
A developer’s attempt to shortcut appropriate fulfillment of a commitment is averted.
“What Architectural Design Standard?”
With assistance, a zoning official is empowered.
“My office building roof has always leaked”
Product knowledge leads to problem resolution.
“The project lacks professionally objectivity.”
A troubled job is put back on course.
“My $2 million home has a budget problem.”
Asking the right questions salvages a blown budget.
“I want the dune walkover on the ground.”
In construction, sometimes “conventional wisdom” isn’t.