We believe successful design solutions are the result of a comprehensive program that addresses conflicting elements of aesthetics, cost, durability and environmental responsibility.
We offer a complete scope of architectural services, including Conceptual Design, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, Specifications, Construction Contract Administration and Onsite Owner Representation.
CONSTRUCTION AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT
We work on behalf of our clients and property owners, acting as their eyes and ears during the construction phase. Services offered:
Site Evaluations / Building Programming and Budget Analysis / Value Engineering / Financial Controls / Multiple Contract Solicitation / on-Site Supervision / Construction Administration / Securing Building Permits and Approvals / Progress Reposting and Scheduling / Securing All Warranties, Closeout, Securing Certificates of Occupancy
Over the past 40 plus years, James E. Taylor has been fortunate to having provided Counseling Services as an Expert to the Legal professional. He has acted in behalf both in the recent and past for the Plaintiff and Defendant legal matters.
What spotlights him from other professional architects is his vast experience in Land and Urban Planning and Real Estate Development Services involving Land Parcel Special Use for designs of sidewalks, driveway, public and private streets, area lighting, landscaping and pedestrian pathways, stairs and ramps, building entrances, surface and enclosed parking structures.
Of course his past professional experience providing architectural design services for the public and private sector for low and high rise buildings, commercial office or residential structures, commercial retail or strip centers, schools and religious structures, underground facilities and above ground warehouse and distribution centers, medical and professional offices, restaurants, parking structures, hotels, skill care nursing and senior independent living facilities, all have provided him with extensive knowledge in this industry. These disciplines required him to become knowledgeable with the Building Codes, Regulations for ADA, AHSI, NFPA, Life Safety, OSHA as well as other local and state regulations and statues.
Mr. Taylor has also provided, during this same period, full General Construction services which enables him to analysis building costs and value, scheduling construction tasks, material and labor, material Life Cycle, performance bonding, OSHA and Building Codes requirements during constructions activities, expected management skills and experience, all necessary to successfully complete the construction scope of the work for any construction project.
Additionally with his professional skills qualified him to the Legal Community as a Consultant in Litigation matters for Slip & Falls, Wrongful Deaths, Construction Cost overruns, Fraudulent Payments and Charges, Unaccepted or Deficient Materials and Installation, Excavation failure, natural gas explosions, Commercial golf cart safety, Construction "Mean and Methods", Pedestrian Bridge designs, Stair and Ramps ADA design construction, Scaffolding safety, Installation of Roofing products and Bonding, plus several other relative legal categories that he has been retained as an Expert Witness Consultant.