List of Services


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Welcome to Richard Wade Architects!

Tinley Park Law Building

Tinley Park, IL


Matteson, IL

Murphy Residence

Unincorporated Will County, IL

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List of Services

Learn more about what we can do to meet your exacting standards.


Our Services

RWA Inc. offers complete or partial services at the Owner's request. During each phase, the Architect will meet with the Owner to determine if the work is proceeding in accordance with the contract documents.

I. Feasibility Study for the Building

  • Building size/square footage
  • Construction budget and A/E fees
  • Program requirements
  • Preparation or procurement of survey documents
  • Property size, legal description, and cost
  • Time frame to complete project
  • Construction method Design/Build vs. Conventional Design/Build

II. Site Evaluation

  • Zoning, Planning Commission, Board of Trustee meetings
  • Legal surveys, soils engineering, and code analysis
  • External traffic flow
  • Environment assessment, landscaping
  • Site compatibility to building requirements

III. Design Drawing, Schematic, and Design Development

  • Site development
  • Functional floor plans
  • Exterior elevations
  • Rendering and models
  • Architectural estimate

IV. Building Contract Documents

  • Working drawings and specifications
    • Architectural
    • Site/Civil
    • Structural
    • HVAC
    • Plumbing
    • Electrical

Bid and Negotiation

  • Solicit bids from general contractors
  • Negotiate costs with general contractors and owner

VI. Construction Administration

  • Architectural observations, change order, shop drawing review
  • Review of contractor's application for payment
  • Punch list, project closeout, and post-project review


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