Specifications include, but are not limited to: 1. Architectural Services:
i. Programming Meeting – The architectural consultant will meet with
representatives from Alburgh Family Clubhouse and Alburgh School District to
discuss and better understand programmatic requirements. A schematic design
will be created based on the meeting results and the description of the facility
located in Section VII – Child Care Center Description and Programming.
ii. Site Assessment and Info Gathering – The architectural consultant will visit the
intended Alburgh site. The architectural consultant will take photographs and
measurements will be taken of the site. The architectural consultant may also take
photographs and basic measurements within the existing elementary school to
assess existing mechanical, plumbing, and electrical infrastructure that may be
used to help support the new building (if deemed necessary).
b. Schematic Design
The architectural consultant will produce the following drawings to complete schematic
design of the proposed child care facility:
i. Overall Floor Plan - The architectural consultant will create a schematic floor plan
based upon programming meeting #1. These drawings will include overall
dimensions to assist with estimating.
ii. Preliminary Code Plan – The architectural consultant will perform a preliminary
code analysis/plan for the Vermont Fire and Building Safety Code, Vermont Access
Code (ADA), and Vermont Commercial Energy Building Standards (CEBS) to
determine improvements necessary to meet current code requirements. Please
see the attached State Project Review Sheet.
iii. Roof Plan – The architectural consultant will provide an overall roof plan,
illustrating drainage, building slopes, and overall scope.
iv. Reflected Ceiling Plan – The architectural consultant will provide a preliminary
ceiling plan to define lighting, mechanical, and ceiling layouts.
v. Exterior Elevations - The architectural consultant will create four exterior
elevations based upon cardinal points. Drawing will include dimensions and notes.
vi. Overall Building Section – The architectural consultant will provide two building
sections cut to identify building height elevations relative to structural systems.
vii. Wall Sections – The architectural consultant will create two wall type sections to
understand the structural and thermal envelope.
viii. Wall Partition Types – The architectural consultant will define basic interior and
exterior wall partition types.