Construction Cost is used as a basis for determining compensation, includes the cost of all work designed or specified by the Architect. Jobs with repeating elements may be subject to fee adjustment.

Applicable for design, consultations, studies, reports and expert testimony. Time & Expense uses an hourly rate to determine Architecture fee.

Architectural Fee can be set at a fixed amount prior to starting design work provided there is sufficient information about the project. However, should the scope of work change during the design of the project the fee shall be adjusted accordingly.

At Agora Architectural Design, we have three ways of calculating and obtaining payment for the professional services that we provide.

Architectural Design
Interior Design
Building Analysis
ADA Facility Assessments
Master Planning
Renovations and Additions
Space Planning

Architectural Services

Architectural Fee Based on Percentage of Project Construction Cost

Fixed Fee Agreement

Time and Expense Agreement

The firm is committed to providing each client with the best possible service, utilizing the unique talents and experience of the project team in a professional and innovative approach to the design process. This process involves a continual dialogue between the design team and the client to systematically evaluate alternatives based on aesthetic quality, the functional needs of the building occupants and the economic realities of the owner.

Each project is personally managed by the principal from preliminary design through construction administration. This assures stability and continuity throughout the entire project. The final result is a building that is both aesthetically in harmony with its environment and functionally in harmony with the needs of the client. 

The success of our philosophy is attested by the satisfaction of our clients. During the past ten years, over 75% of our projects have been with repeat clients.

Our Philosophy and Agreements...