Education, Institution, and Non-Profit Architecture

The architecture of a school must satisfy several unique groups of people.

The campus should inspire the students that work and study there.
The buildings should satisfy the needs of the organization and capture it’s ethos in the aesthetics.
The students are your customers, and yet they are not passive participants within the buildings.

At the same time, we understand that the bottom line is very important to many of the key players.  Additionally, the same code compliancy parameters apply to your organization as any business, whether as a non-profit or for-profit enterprise.

We provide solutions to fitting all these puzzle pieces together.

The purpose of our architectural design services is to clarify your vision and goals for your building project.  We work to balance the aesthetics, the technical and structural considerations, and the financial plan of your project.  That’s to say: we’ll balance your building’s looks, how it stands up, and how much it will cost to achieve your goals.

The three organizations that provide oversight of buildings in Vermont are The Department of Life Safety, The Energy Code of Vermont, and possibly local town governments. Knowing the ins-and-outs of all the rules and regulations that must be satisfied is an important service we provide to keep things on track and under budget.

At Cotton Design, we view our clients as partners.
We work alongside you to achieve a successful building project that will exceed your expectations in every way. It’s your vision and goals that we aim to achieve. Our goal is to help you get there in the most efficient  way possible.

To get started, send us an email or give us a call at (802) 365-7277.

We look forward to hearing from you.