Hood River Engineers acts as the prime designer on many of our federal contracts. We perform incidental architecture and interior design engineering for buildings.  We are not a licensed architectural firm, but we can refer to several great ones in our network as is required to comply with all applicable rules and laws.  As prime design engineers, we perform the following services:


  • Feasibility Studies

  • Prototype Design Development

  • Site Analysis

  • Pre-Design Fund Raising Sketches

  • Assistance with Project Budgeting

  • Existing Facilities Surveys

  • Existing Conditions Survey (Field Work and Measured Drawings)

  • CADD Documentation of Existing Facilities

  • Zoning Modifications

  • Master Planning

  • Design Charrettes

  • Programming Space, Adjacencies, and Functional Needs

  • Space Planning (Tenant-Related Services)

  • Regulatory Agency Consulting / Review and Approval Requirements

  • Project Development Scheduling

  • Decisions Regarding Energy Programs (LEED, Green Globes)

Schematic  Design

  • Conceptual Schematic Design

  • Advanced Schematic Design

  • Space Planning

  • Identification of Building Systems

  • 3-D Models and Renderings

  • Public Meetings

  • Outline Specifications

  • Quality Control

  • Development of Opinion of Probable Construction Cost

Design Development

  • Design Development Documents

  • Interface Sub-Consultant Designs with Architecture

  • Interior Design, Finish Materials and Colors, Furnishings and Millwork

  • 3-D Models and Renderings

  • Public Meetings

  • Materials Research and Outline Specifications

  • Refine Opinion of Probable Construction Cost

  • Quality Control

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Construction Documents

  • Preparation of Construction Documents

  • Coordination of Sub-Consultant Designs

  • Interior Design, Finish Materials and Colors, Furnishings and Millwork

  • Materials Research

  • Technical Specifications

  • Regulatory Agency Review and Approval

  • Refine Opinion of Probable Construction Cost

  • Quality Control

  • Bidding and Negotiation

  • Distribution of Documents

  • Preparation of Addenda in Response to Questions

  • Facilitate and Attend Pre-Bid Meeting

  • Assistance in Bid Evaluation

Construction Administration

  • Pre-Construction Manual and Meeting

  • Regulatory Agency Communications

  • Project Schedule and Monitoring

  • Regular Field Observation

  • Shop Drawing and Sample Review

  • Coordination of Sub-Consultants

  • Preparation of Change Orders

  • Issue Architecture Supplemental Instructions

  • Pay Application Review

  • Punch Lists

  • Substantial Completion Inspection

  • Final Completion Inspection

  • Project Close Out

  • Year End Warranty Inspection

Hood River, OR   541-436-4723  (Home Office)

Seattle, WA   360-870-2445  (Puget Sound Office)

Anchorage, AK   907-802-3785  (Denali Office)

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