SOS DESIGN | our services

Attention to detail and craft is an important part of our service, which we ensure by participating in the construction process. Our work is conscientious and ethical, and we would encourage our Clients to support these principles as well as local manufacturers and industries whenever possible.

A. Consultation

  • Initial meeting and discussion of options
  • Scope of work
  • Client wish list (programming / master planning)
  • Discussion of options relating to responsible and sustainable materials & methods of construction
  • Stressing the importance of consulting early to avoid potentially costly mistakes
  • Working on behalf of client to ensure vision is realized and quality of construction is achieved

B. Documentation

  • Drawings, specifications and coordination with consultants as required for building permit application and tendering

C. Construction

  • Participate in selection of contractor and trades
  • Review pricing (initial quote and progress billing)
  • Field observation and consultation

SOS Design specializes in:

  • Consultation to reduce energy consumption
  • Seismic Retrofit Evaluation (Independent Consultation)
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Master Planning
  • Rezoning application / subdivision
  • Renovation / Addition
  • New Construction
  • Remediation (illegal suite / undocumented renovation by previous owner)
  • Lane houses / Garden Suits