Any architectural intervention is intrinsically of its place. Weaving together client, architect, context, culture, material, and programmatic needs into built structure. The resultant form and space carry forward all of these influences, indexed within its presence and meaning.  


Chris Dorsey Architecture offers a multiplicity of services to help you plan, develop, and realize your project.  No matter how large or small, if you have an idea for a project, Chris is here to help.

Here are a few ways Chris can help you with your project.

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site evaluation, leasing, testfitting, predesign, and more

In the early stages of a project, be it a commercial tenant improvement, or a new building on an empty site, CDA is here to help you with site evaluation, leasing consultation, testfitting, and whatever else you might need to determine the feasibility and the best path forward for your ideas.


architectural design

Offering full-service architectural design, CDA, together with a carefully chosen team of engineers and consultants, will work closely with you on the design of your project.

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construction documents, permitting, and bidding

CDA, in coordination with engineers and consultants, will prepare a concise set of construction documents and specifications consistent with what is required to obtain a building permit and work with local jurisdictions to get your project efficiently approved, as well as provide aid through the bidding and procurement process.

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contract administration and construction representation

CDA will provide local representation and work with your construction team through the entire construction of your project.  This includes assisting with any issues that arise during construction, reviewing pay applications, RFIs, and submittals, as well as coordinating any revisions to the drawings required to complete the project.