Services in support of your vision


Our firm strives for design excellence in realizing each client’s unique vision. Every project begins with a clear understanding of the client’s goals and scope. During each phase, we check in with initial objectives to achieve an optimum design within the client’s schedule & budget. Our design services include:

  • Building Design – New Construction & Renovation
  • Contractor Selection & Construction Administration
  • Code Analysis & Permitting
  • Feasibility Study with Cost Estimating
  • Energy-Efficiency Assessments
  • Site & Space Planning
  • Existing Building Analysis & Conditions Report
  • As-Built Record Drawings
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With a LEED AP BD+C & SEED accredited Principal, sustainable and resilient strategies are at the forefront of every DOR Studio design. We believe in leaving a site better than we found it and strengthening the surrounding neighborhood network with systematic, cost-effective solutions. Associated services include:

  • Rating system (LEED, Title 24, Passive House, etc.) coordination & management
  • Energy use/production analysis & design
  • Water/wastewater use analysis & design
  • Indoor air quality analysis & design
  • Passive & Resilient building & site design
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We believe that great design is founded in collaboration. For other firms seeking to partner with a local, small business Architect – our knowledge of Colorado and the Grand Valley region could complete your team! Expertise we bring to the table includes:

  • Mesa County approvals & permitting process
  • Compliance with CO regulations
  • State agency approvals
  • Designing for regional & micro-climates
  • Sourcing regional materials
  • Experience with local contractor network

Reach out to discover if our partnership would make a good fit!

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