Portland Architects

in Portland, OR

Architect Service Reviews in Portland

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We are remodeling several rooms in our house and wanted a clear "map" of the work to be done in order to clearly communicate our direction to all workers on the project.
's designs have done exactly that. They have helped to communicate our vision clearly and concisely to the people executing our plans.
- MYREL N.
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The basement design was exactly what we asked for. Unfortunately, the cost was higher than we expected (didn't know how much a redesign would be - not the fault of the company) so we didn't move forward with construction. The design was great, timely and they answered all of our questions.
- Anne F.

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Architect Service reviews in Portland

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Pat did extensive plans for both projects, went above and beyond to help us go through county approvals, provided engineers as needed for special issues. She is thorough and professional as well as delightful to work with. Even when we changed our plans, she worked to make sure that the final project was exactly what we wanted. Pat was a real pleasure to work with, incredibly creative, and flexible. We would highly recommend her to anyone needing plans or wanting to get support in developing ideas for a construction project.
- Gregory G.
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I am very happy with my kitchen.
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and his crew were conscientious and did everything they said they would do.
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had many recommendations about how I could get cost-effective improvements. His recommendation of wainscoting, in particular, was great. In the end, they replaced all the base cabinets, installed a new sink, dishwasher, countertops and splashbacks, removed some unsightly old cabinets and all in all made my kitchen beautiful. With the addition of new flooring and an excellent paint job my kitchen is new again. As I mentioned in my other review,
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and his crew are knowledgeable, capable, and conscientious. I was surprised and the amount of creativity and resourcefulness that was called for in remodeling and old kitchen, but
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was up to the task. They are my go-to guys from now on.
- William B.
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provide a superb design, with strong attention to the details. He has a great eye for balance, light, and mass - a true artist. Yet he also was exceptionally attentive to the quality of the drawings, which got approved by the City in record time with essentially no changes - that's a real testament to his skill and attention. I couldn't be happier with how things turned out, and am very happy to give
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my highest recommendation.
- Julie E.
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The design process was relatively painless as we were pretty confident with our style and what we wanted done structurally. We were quoted a design cost of 10% of total project cost which we were comfortable with given we had disclosed our budget threshold in our first meeting and the designer was confident we would be able to have close to the finish product we were looking for. Unfortunately, that was the last conversation we had around the cost of our job. As we moved thru the process there was no outward communication that we were exceeding our budget or that we were running out of design hours based on our original discussion and quote. It was not until we received final designs that we were told the cost of our remodel would be more than DOUBLE our original budget and that the 10% design cost would be applied to that number. To make matters worse the final meeting with the owner was the worst sales experience I have had in a long time. I felt like I was in a used car lot with extreme pressure to BUY NOW.



The most frustrating part of my experience came when I sent an email to designer and owner explaining that we appreciated their proposal but there was no way we could move forward given the price was coming in at double our original budget. The owner responded that he had misinformation on our budget and thought it was much higher than we originally quoted. I still have not heard back from the designer. Needless to say we will not be moving forward.
- Jennifer F.
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's crew at MUD has been fantastic to work with.
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are all extremely personable and have made the process of living through a total renovation as painless as possible. They are very conscientious and are sure to thoroughly clean up the work area at the end of each day, making sure to leave our home as safe as possible for our family. They have been very accommodating of our two children (1 and 4 years old) making sure they warn us in advance if the day's work will be particularly loud and trying to work around nap times as they are able.

This project is a pretty sizable undertaking and they have been able to work well with our architect and structural engineer to ensure it is being done to their exact specifications. Everyone at MUD has been very approachable if we have any questions and great at sharing their opinions if we feel like we need some extra input on some details of the project.

We cannot emphasize enough how pleased we have been with this experience thus far. We are very excited to see how the project turns out when it's complete!
- Sean L.
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I recently purchased a 1966 ranch which had not been updated (
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wallpaper and paint) since it was built. It has been a challenge to redesign these spaces without destroying the charm and integrity of the era.
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came into the project at the recommendation of a contractor. Not only did she have great ideas, she took time and really considered the best solutions, completely open to working with my thoughts and ideas but quick to point out possible caveats.
She measured my house and was promptly prepared with drawings and computer generated renderings of various options when we next met. I was amazed at the creative and innovative ideas for the spaces we were looking at. We spent quite a lot of time going over the drawings until I was clear and we made minor alterations.
Working with
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is a pleasure. My overwhelming project has been made immeasurably easier by having
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work with me.
p.s. The value she offers for her hourly rate is outstanding!
- Julie B.
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My husband and I contacted
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based on other reviews on Angie's List as well as the excellent design/workmanship shown on his website. He listened to our design needs: small structure with ability to store tools, bigger lawn equipment and our bikes as well as need for an aesthetically pleasing structure due to it being in the front of our home.
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agreed it would be best to design the shed to match certain elements of our home and designed a similar slope to the roof, matching window, and cedar shakes for siding.
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possesses incredible attention to detail and significant pride in his work. The work was completed in a timely manner, as well.
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developed a shed that not only fit our needs, but also is beautiful to look at and well worth the expense.
- Janette R.
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We purchased an Angies List special offered by
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. 3eMy daughter is a landscape architect in another state. We thought that this price was an unbelievable bargain
Landscape designers can cost 150.00 for one hour.
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our designer did an on- site consultation to get an idea of what we wanted. Whether not we were compatible,
And to determine whether or not we were compatible.
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wanted to be sure that he understood how we wantd to use our back yard space.
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stayed long after the initial consultation to measure the property
And assess the challenges we would be up against.
This was his busy season and we knew that we needed to be patient
To allow for
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to have enough time to devote the time he needed to give some thought to his design.
We were pleased with the results. We not only received a plan, but a " virtual three D tour"
of the backyard conception.
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has a depth of knowledge and experience
To help us see the possibilities we did not see ourselves.
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delivered far more than we expected.
If we did not like something in the design. He came up with several options.
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listened well and asked fact- finding questions to j
Be certain he knew what we wanted. It it was up to us to be clear on our needs and wants.
If a client was not happy , very likely that meant that the customer did not make him/her self clear.
We highly recommend
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I am certain that we got a tremendous value.



- Patricia P.
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All Architects in Portland, OR

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3 SISTERS' DESIGN

9300 SW ROYAL WOODLANDS DR
Beaverton, OR

A P DI BENEDETTO

2665 SW 73RD AVE
Portland, OR

A+Design

10216 256th SE
Kent, WA

AA Design LLC

18230 SE Swanson Ln
Milwaukie, or

AAA PEX CONSTRUCTION INC

32850 DAN CUPP RD
Saint Helens, OR

Above Board Handyman Services

312 N Garfield St.
Newberg, OR

Advantage Services Construction Inc.

5525 NW Skyline Blvd.
Portland, OR

AES DUE DILIGENCE INC

4063 NE 30TH AVE
Portland, OR

AKAAN ARCHITECTURE

101 SAINT HELENS ST
Saint Helens, OR

ALBERT BIGGERSTAFF

1650 NW NAITO PKWY
Portland, OR

ALICE DESIGN LLC

4803 NE 32ND AVE
Portland, OR

All Natural Landscape

16796 Se Royer
Damascus, OR

ALLIED WORKS ARCHITECTURE

910 NW Hoyt St # 200
Portland, OR

Allusa Architecture

2118 SE DIVISION ST
Portland, OR

AMA Construction Group

2272 SE Brookwood Ave
Hillsboro, OR

AMERICAN INSTITUTE-ARCHITECTS

2300 MAIN ST
Vancouver, WA

ANDERSON & DABROWSKI ARCHS

1430 SE 3RD AVE
Portland, OR

ANDERSON DABROWSKI ARCHITECTS

307 SE HAWTHORNE BLVD
Portland, OR

ANDRE DEBAR AIA ARCHITECT

1035 SE 9TH AVE
Portland, OR

ANDREW C WHEELER

921 SW MORRISON ST
Portland, OR

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