SERVICES

 

Architecture and Design Services

 

Pachano&Vollert have 28 years of combined experience that ranges from working on the design of an energy efficient skyscraper in Manhattan, a museum for the city of Galicia in Spain to custom homes in the Berkshires. P&V have the expertise to conceive, design, document and complete projects for a variety of programs and scales. P&V project types include and are not limited to:

 New construction and Renovation of Single Family/ Multi family residential houses and buildings
 Commercial programing and design for companies and art institutions
 Product Design including furniture and lighting.

In addition to Design Services, we offer:

 Site analysis for Passive Solar and Cooling opportunities
 Passive cooling and heating strategies for interior air quality and comfort including ventilation, 
   insulation and air tightness in walls and openings
 Building and Energy Code compliance consultation Coordination with consultants and builders
   using Building Information Management (BIM) software                 
 Builder and craft person selection consultation
 Production of bidding documents and bidding consultation
 Construction Administration and/or Project Management
 Market analysis

Process

Our process begins with conversations which uncover the needs, desires and requirements of every program, owner, developer or investor. Depending on the scale of the project, schedule or budget, we will develop drawings and models which describe the project through every step of the design process. Throughout the process, we develop strategies to meet budgets and schedules, energy production/conservation needs, financial goals and long/short term plans. 

Our interests range from the use of the latest technologies to the study and research of historic building traditions as our commitment is to high quality architecture, technically innovative and inspired by our close collaborations with clients and builders.