Construction + Modernization

PJHM Architects

...has a long history of providing full comprehensive services to our civic, school district, developer and private clients. PJHM has extensive knowledge and understanding of the rules and regulations governing new construction and modernization in the California public and private arena. That enables us to act as an extension of your team, ensuring that your projects are aligned with all potential funding sources and are processed accurately and efficiently through all state and local agencies. Below is a partial list of services that are provided to our clients:

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53 YEARS

1963 FOUNDED

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SITE ACQUISITION

  • Site Identification
  • Analysis of Title V Constraints
  • Coordination with Developers
  • Participation in Development of Mitigation Agreements
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MASTER PLANNING

  • Facilitation of Committees
  • Community Planning
  • Understanding of Physical, Environmental, Ecological Constraints
  • Multi-staged approach
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CONCEPTUAL DESIGN

  • Programming + Spatial Analysis/Planning
  • Sustainable and Energy Goal Development + Interrogation
  • Local design standard development and Site Restrictions
  • Optimum Building Orientation, Siting, Envelope
  • Health and Safety
  • Development of Design Brief
  • Initial Cost Analysis
  • Development of design alternatives/options
  • Fund Raising developmental graphics and campaigns
  • Overall Project Scheduling
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CONTRACT DOCUMENTS

  • Fire Life Safety Strategies
  • Accessibility
  • Building Code + Regulations
  • Planning Conditions
  • Energy Performance/Reduction targets
  • Acoustical Performance
  • Value/Cost Analysis
  • State + Local Agency Review + Approval
  • Management of Project Milestones
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CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION

  • Effective Facilitation between Owner, Contractors, Materials + Trades
  • Pre-Construction Procedures Construction + Close-out Procedures
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RESEARCH + DEVELOPMENT

  • Material + Technological Research Collaboration
  • Multi-disciplinary team building + Facilitation
  • Grant Writing
  • Life-Cycle Analysis
  • Post-Occupancy Reviews
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SPECIFICATIONS

  • Coordination of CEQA and DTSC requirements Office of Public School Construction (OPSC)
  • Eligibility and Funding Applications for all State Facility Programs
  • Organization for Budget Tracking and Project Closeout Division of the State Architect
  • Re-Opening and Certification of Old Projects
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STATE AGENCY LIAISON

  • California Department of Education (CDE)
  • Site and Plan Approvals
  • Facilitation of Development of Educational Specification