We are not only carpenters, we are home owners too. We excel in technical building projects and understand the complex environment influencing waterfront properties. We appreciate a well built home and our commitment is unmatched, that is what we do. We specialize in waterfront custom homes.
‘To create specifically detailed spaces and objects intimately connected to site and context, create vernacular minimalism based on the essence of form, the elegance of proportion and the refinement of hidden details.’
We are disciplined in planning, organizing, motivating, and controlling resources to achieve specific goals with distinct technical skills and management strategies. Full service project management with focus on ‘attention to detail’.
Creating landscape features, embracing the elements of wood, stone, fire, water and light. Complete hardscape designs of outdoor rooms and furniture, covered gathering areas, shade scapes and garden accents from design to production.
We are a full service residential and boutique hospitality design & build & project management studio. Our services include, but not limited to, architectural design, interior design elements, landscape features design, complete project management expertise as well as custom furniture concepts. We are pleased to collaborate with local architects, engineers, interior designers, landscape designers, building contractors and of course the client our first priority.
Our Design Services Include:
- A free initial design meeting held at the home of the client/s to discuss their needs and desires pertaining to the contemplated project including: View the property and/or home with respect to its design potential, orientation, views, and neighbouring homes and desired architectural style.
- Discuss solutions, ideas and design concepts.
- Provide a written estimate for the design work to be undertaken; and
- Address any concerns or questions the client/s might have regarding the project and the terms of engaging Phi Ventures.
After engaging Phi Ventures:
- Documenting the property and gathering pertinent data, including taking full measurements, taking photographs and arranging a site survey for clients when necessary;
- Researching municipal by-laws pertaining to the set-backs, floor space and footprint ratios, height, zoning restrictions and land use;
- Preparing preliminary design drawings including floor plans and elevations. These drawings are usually drawn in 3D modeling format;
- Meetings with the clients to review and refine the preliminary design concept drawings;
- Prepare full working drawings and provide 24” x 36” print set construction plans;
Construction Management Services
Phi Ventures manages all aspects of the building process such as:
- Providing the site survey for home siting/location and elevation;
- Arranging site excavation, septic installations, structural engineering; and
- Construction phases:
- Foundation; in ground mechanical, electrical, water, gas, irrigation, site drainage, water proofing, back fill;
- Framing; dimensional framing, timber framing, roof framing, decks, patios, walkways, driveways, stairs;
- Building Envelope; window/door installation, weather proofing, rain screening, exterior cladding/finishing;
- Mechanical; HVAC, plumbing, electrical, gas, security, audio, radiant heating;
- Insulation; air sealing, insulation options for the ideal comfort and efficiency of the home, energy modeling and third party rating (if requested), drywall installation and finish; and
- Finishing; kitchen, bathrooms, tiling, flooring, painting, custom built-ins, lighting, cabinetry, fixtures, etc.
With regards to any special requests or product research, we will source it and we will make it happen. We believe that every home should be unique and well designed and every home owner should have the option to build what they envision.