Answer this list of questions to help you figure out your needs, wants, and goals before you start designing your new home, addition, or remodeling project.
Working with an Architect
Learn about the 3 phases of a project we as architects can help you with: 1) Design, 2) Construction Documents (AKA plans or blueprints), and 3) Construction Administration
Get a detailed explanation of the fees our firm charges for designing, estimating, and overseeing a construction project.
Estimating Construction Costs
Learn about the 3 options we offer for estimating the cost of building or remodeling a home to help you match your project to your budget.
Our Home-Design Philosophy
We are here to help you create the peaceful, light filled, clean and healthy house that will serve as home base for your organic lifestyle.
Green Home Design and Building Websites
Research the latest construction details, techniques, and materials used to create smart, energy-efficient, healthy, comfortable, sustainable houses.
Communication: The Key to a Good Project
We feel strongly about openly sharing information and solving problems as a team so that we can work together toward the common goals of a great house and a job well done.
The Good Job Site
Read about an example of how having the right team with the right attitude can make the process of building a home a whole lot more pleasant and rewarding.
Why Percentage Fees?
See how percentage-based architect fees relate to the overall cost of a new home or remodeling project.
The Mystery of Architect Fees
In these two articles, architect Bob Borson offers an easy-to-follow and very honest approach to explaining the options architects have for calculating the fees they charge to clients.
Considering Your Overall Budget
How much will it cost? Can you afford to do what you want to do? We are your partners in these concerns, and we'll make them an integral part of the design process.
Return On Investment (ROI)
What kind of return on investment can you expect when you go green?
Tech Talk: Details of a High-Quality Home
These articles discuss how to build a house that is durable, comfortable, and functional, with an emphasis on designing homes that are as energy efficient, healthy, and environmentally friendly as possible.
Green Homes Explained
At Trillium we have years of experience as well as knowledge of resourses, suppliers, and builders that are necessary to get your project built in a quality, efficient, and environmentally friendly way.
A snapshot of the experiences homeowners have had working with us to design their dream homes