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Building Design Plan

Develop an efficient building design

Developing the most efficient building design plan is essential to have the longest lifespan possible. Commercial work can be an expansive project, and we ensure a smooth process from design to project completion to ensure your building design is what you are envisioning, while maintaining the best structure.

Lakeside Engineering can help facilitate your vision and provide a smooth and simple process to get you there. Lakeside Engineering works with you to navigate your needs and desires while providing properly and structurally sound design that is code and energy compliant.

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What Are The Components To A Great Building Design Plan?

Developing a successful building design starts with the use and goals of the proposed project. Determining the function and occupancy while applying a focus on ergonomics will guide the necessary sequencing of design.

Lakeside Engineering helps navigate the process and develops a design that is practically and economically effective.

Why Engineers Are Necessary For Building Design

Any new building or commercial property development will be required to meet several federal, state, and local regulations.

An engineer will work to assure these requirements are met prior to and following the design phase and into construction. These requirements will range across permitting, code compliance, and design deliverables.

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Building Design Examples

Over the years we have built extensive experience providing both design and consulting services for commercial property and facilities development.

These projects have featured:

  • Facility Development focusing on Warehousing and High Rack Storage Facilities
  • Tenant/Residential Properties focusing on Apartment Buildings
  • Business Property Development focusing on Restaurants and Professional/Medical Offices

Our Process

Step 1

Get started with a Project Inquiry today, or fill out our Project Survey→ to tell us about your project

Step 2

Based on your project type, we will provide you with a custom proposal that outlines the scope of services required to bring your project from start to finish

Step 3
Site Visit

We will visit the project site to analyze site conditions, record accurate dimensions, and collect the necessary photography to ensure your project goes smoothly throughout the process

Step 4

We'll then begin the project design, including drafting and performing the structural calculations required to complete your project

Step 5

You'll get the final say on your project with a clear opportunity for changes, revisions, or requests before project completion

Step 6

Once you are satisfied, our Licensed Professional Engineer will stamp and certify your project


Need a Commercial Building or Property Design Plan?

We’re ready to help.
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