Miami Architects Residential Projects
You may be looking at our website because you have been daydreaming about remodeling or making an addition to your residence in Miami. Maybe your kids are getting older and they need more room or you’re just tired of your outdated kitchen or bathroom and are finally getting around to that upgrade you’ve always wanted. So where do you begin? Read about our process below.
Consult a trusted, proven Miami residential architect with local expertise. With offices in Coral Gables, we are centrally located. Our first consultation is free as long as you own the property.
United Architects, Inc., is an architecture firm whose work has been featured nationally on HGTV. Expertise.com has selected us as one of the top architecture firms in Miami. We are known for cutting through the permitting process and red tape, getting your plans approved quickly and effortlessly. That way you can start enjoying your new house, remodeling, or addition that much sooner!
Maybe your are interested in building a multi-family residential project. We have designed those as well. The principal of the firm, Maria Luisa Castellanos, R.A., was in charge of three HUD 202 affordable senior housing projects.
If you are interested in sustainable design, Maria Luisa Castellanos has the designation LEED AP from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), giving her the expertise in designing sustainable projects.
An architect who is accessible and listens? Yes, please! We are here to listen to your deepest desires and help you bring them into reality. We are not tied to a particular architectural style, but we work with you, the client, to achieve a house you love! As a design firm that cares deeply about client input, we do not try to imposed our ideas on the client. Rather we work with your ideas so that together we can take good ideas to the next level and create really great spaces! This is why our tag line is "Turning raw ideas into comfortable, livable, inspired buildings and residences in Miami, Florida."
WE HELP YOU DEAL WITH THE BUILDINGS DEPARTMENT
Dealing with the Building Department - We can help you sail through it! Many people cringe at the thought of having their projects permitted, but as architectural designers with years of experience, we can be quite helpful in aiding you to navigate the permitting process. Many clients are coming from outside the state or even outside the country. For these foreign clients coming to the United States and trying to build here is often an overwhelming process. We are aware of that.
As Miami architects, designing residential projects for many years, we bring extensive knowledge of the construction industry, forging good relationships and an excellent reputation with local building departments. Our familiarity with this area, the various departments and disciplines, can help navigate your plans through the process quickly.
Unlike many Miami architecture firms, we only send completed drawings to the building department. Then, we carefully follow up during the entire permitting process. This means we actually go to the building department and meet with the officials, if necessary, unlike other firms. . We are always available to walk you through the process and let you know what to expect each step of the way.
WE CAN HELP YOU ESTABLISH THE RIGHT CONTRACT AND NEGOTIATE WITH CONTRACTORS
Dealing with Contractors – We can be fierce negotiators for you. We help you select the best contractor for the project, often through multiple bids or a negotiated process. We can help you determine the best written contract for the project. We consistently negotiate the most cost-effective deals for our clients — while still keeping our friendships in the construction industry! Check out our website, then call or text Maria Luisa Castellanos on her cell at 305-439-7898 or write at MLC@UnitedArchs.com
Learn more about the building process for a new home
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United Architects has been honored as one of the best architecture firms in Miami for 6 years in a row, starting with 2016. Click on the icon below.
The latest honor is from Home Builder Digest. We were chosen as one of
the best residential architects in Coral Gables. Click on their name below
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CALL OR EMAIL
Call or email Maria Luisa Castellanos, R.A., LEED AP, the principal of the firm, at 305-439-7898 or MLC@UnitedArchs.com to
discuss your exciting project and how we may be of service to you.