The Value of Architecture in Designing Your Home

All projects start as a concept. There are numerous decisions to be made in order to make that concept a reality. This includes who you choose to hire and place your trust in for the duration of a project. Here’s why hiring an architect is a good idea when it comes to building your next home.

Delivering Creative Solutions

In the initial phases of design, you most likely have a list of wants and needs in mind. The question becomes: how can those wants and needs be transformed into 3D space? Architects have an extensive skill set and broad knowledge of design and construction to offer you answers you wouldn’t consider otherwise.

You don’t want band-aid fixes or make-do solutions, you want innovation and excellence from the very beginning to be carried throughout construction and onwards. The ultimate goal of an architect is to develop a great understanding of you and your lifestyle such that your physical space reflects your needs and improves your quality of life in beautiful, inventive ways.

12920 Glenora 103 - 05.jpg


A Worthy Investment

Architects save you money in the long run. Firstly, as architects create your space as you imagined it, the project evolves and changes can be made much easier in the blueprint stage than during construction. A project that’s well-conceived on paper will be carried out more effectively and economically.

Good architects work with your budget to select the appropriate materials and finishes that are durable and beautiful, meaning that you don’t have to sacrifice design for functionality. This creates savings on frequent maintenance and replacement costs that come with cheap inputs.

Harmonizing Design and Construction

Architects are truly invaluable to the design and construction process. To go one step further, there are numerous benefits to pursuing an integrated approach by hiring a design-build studio with an architect in-house.

For example, you can expect increased speed and efficiency of the design and building stage with collaboration between all experts carrying out the project.

From a cost-effectiveness perspective, in-house architects add more value than those outsourced, with additional trust and partnership found in one overarching company. In-house architects offer easy, agile management of any changes that occur during the project. Additionally, there is full accountability from start to finish with zero hand-offs between architects and builders. Your project will be carried out by one firm with your best interests at heart.

12920 Glenora 103 - 03.jpg

With 35 years of experience and expertise overseeing projects from intent to outcome, our in-house registered architect establishes excellence in residential design and construction.

At Urbis Developments, our in-house architecture, project management, and construction management teams work closely and collaboratively to carefully guide and monitor a project from inception to completion. We offer custom infills with integrity. With 35 years of experience and expertise overseeing projects from intent to outcome, our in-house registered architect establishes excellence in residential design and construction. Connect with us to explore how we can help you imagine your version of design excellence in your custom home build!