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Architectural design is BELL’s primary service. The firm offers full-service design and administration from the initial design concept through construction administration. We perform both new construction and the adaptive reuse of existing buildings utilizing sustainable design practices and LEED criterion. BELL offers design-build bridging documents services, space planning, interior design and accessibility upgrades. Utilizing the newest technologies, such as Building Information Modeling (BIM), Laser Scanning and Geo-exchange systems, BELL can provide a sophisticated design approach to any project.
BELL Architects is a leader in the field of historic preservation and rehabilitation design services, specializing in complex urban and historically sensitive sites. We have worked extensively with private and public sector clients on a variety of historic and adaptive reuse projects including retail stores, restaurants, offices, corporate headquarters, institutional facilities and master planning. BELL Architects provides Section 106 Consulting for historic properties in order to protect the integrity of historic properties and address the concerns of public interest.
The firm has expertise in site analysis, master planning, community design and transit oriented development. BELL Architects approaches each project with the whole community in mind in determining how the design will impact each member. The firm provides security analysis, phased project management, peer review and building systems integration. BELL Architects also performs feasibility studies to determine the optimum design solution while meeting the client’s goals and keeping cost, time and quality in mind.
Eight of BELL Architects’ professional staff are LEED accredited and experts in combining LEED certifications to the rehabilitation of existing buildings. We approach each project with an effort towards resource conservation and sustainability. BELL Architects is one of only 60 small businesses nationwide participating in the GSA Climate Leaders Pilot Program. As a part of this program, we have extimated our baseline Greenhouse Gas Emissions and we project significant improvements over the next two years. All of our projects are analyzed during the concept phase for compliance with the LEED checklist. We can provide our clients with an approach to every project that achieves the best solution for resource and asset utilization that maximizes the value for the resources expended.