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Patrick Brennan Architect PLLC, a New York based architecture and design firm, provides quality services tailored to each client’s program, budget and schedule. With experienced design capability and competent technical skills at our disposal, we believe that our greatest asset has always been our dedication and commitment to each client and project. Our comprehensive service ensures the most efficient, timely and ultimately satisfying product delivery.

Our firm is composed of a team that has diverse and practical experience in the design and construction industry. We embrace a design approach which is informed by the inherent qualities of the materials, an acute understanding of construction methods and the nature of the site. Patrick Brennan Architect PLLC strives to provide lasting architectural value through a process that combines our timeless design sensibility and industry knowledge, with the unique qualities of each client and their project.

Construction Procurement Services

In-house Landscape Design and Interior Design services are available. Through consultation, various professional services can be provided including, Land Surveying, Geotechnical testing, and Environmental Studies and Reports.

With two LEED Accredited Professionals experienced in the design and implementation of green construction strategies Patrick Brennan Architect PLLC is well qualified to deliver efficient and cost effective sustainable project designs and specifications.

Patrick Brennan Architect PLLC is an USEPA/DOE Energy Star Partner… To earn the ENERGY STAR, a home must meet strict guidelines for energy efficiency set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. These homes are at least 15% more energy efficient than homes built to the 2004 International Residential Code (IRC), and include additional energy-saving features that typically make them 20–30% more efficient than standard homes.

http://www.energystar.gov/

Designated Services

Reviewing and evaluating facility operations and performance.

Facility Operation Services

Administering the Contract between the Owner and Contractor. Being representative of and advising the Owner during the construction period. Responsibilities include, evaluating the progress and quality of the Work, reviewing and certifying amounts due the Contractor, reviewing submittals, facilitating changes in the Work, and conducting inspections to determine Substantial and Final Completion.

Contract Administration Services

Assisting the Owner in obtaining either competitive bids or negotiated proposals. Awarding and preparing contracts for construction.

Schematic Design Documents
Schematically illustrating the scale and relationship of Project components. Documents may include preliminary site plans, building plans, elevations, sketches, study models, or electronic modeling as required to establish concept.

 

 

 

 

Design Development Documents
Further refinement and development of the Project scope, size, materials and appearance. Documents build on Schematic designs and provide greater level of detail and specificity.

 

 

 

Construction Documents
Setting forth in detail the requirements for construction of the Project. Documents typically include plans, elevations, sections, details, schedules, and notes. Development and preparation of Project Manual including, bidding requirements, the Contract for Construction, and Specifications.

 

Evaluation and Planning Services

Coordinating services provided by the Architect and the Architect’s consultants with those services provided by the Owner and the Owner’s consultants. Assisting the Owner in connection with the Owner’s responsibility for filing documents required for the approval of governmental authorities having jurisdiction over the Project.

Project Administration Services

Preliminary evaluation of Owner’s requirements including, program, budget and schedule. Preliminary review of Owner’s site and proposed method of contracting for construction services.

Design Services

 

Patrick Brennan, RA, AIA, LEED AP, Principal

Working closely with client and contractor, Patrick designs and manages new construction and renovation projects from concept through completion. With his hands-on approach to building he has maintained an intimate knowledge of construction practices and techniques. Skilled in both the development of new construction technologies as well as the implementation of time tested methods, Patrick seamlessly incorporates environmentally responsible, energy and water conserving solutions into each project. Whether traditional or modern, his designs capture the unique spirit of each client, celebrate fine craftsmanship, and evoke a sense of appropriateness and permanence often lacking in today’s mass-market culture. Patrick was educated at Deerfield Academy and the Rhode Island School of Design, where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Architecture in 1992.

A licensed and registered Architect in New York State and a LEED Accredited Professional (AP), he is also a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). In 2010, Patrick earned BPI certification as a Certified Building Analyst and a Certified Envelope Professional.

Outside of practice, Patrick volunteers his time and expertise with local institutions including St. Matthews Church of Bedford and the Katonah/Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corp.

Patrick Brennan is a certified BPI Building Analyst Professional and certified BPI Envelope Professional… BPI is a national standards development and credentialing organization for residential energy efficiency retrofit work – providing training through a network of training affiliate organizations, individual certifications, company accreditations and quality assurance programs. As an independent, not-for-profit organization, we bring together leading building science experts from across North America to develop our standards using a consensus-based methodology.

www.bpi.org

Sam Wong, RA, LEED AP, Senior Associate

A graduate from the School of Architecture at Pratt Institute, Sam received a Bachelor of Architecture degree in 1997. As Project Manager, he develops project sketchs, drawings, and specifications from concept through construction, as well as managing owner/contractor/consultant relationships for the firm’s most complex projects. Additionally, Sam maintains all of the firm’s Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) systems and its web site. Sam is a licensed and registered Architect in New York and New Jersey States and a LEED Accredited Professional (AP).

 

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Community Services
Patrick Brennan Architect PLLC is pleased to support local institutions, organizations and events, including;

Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY (www.katonahmuseum.org)

Katonah/Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corp., Katonah, NY (www.bedfordhills.org/ambulance.htm)

St. Matthews Church, Bedford, NY (www.stmatthewsbedford.org)

Mount Kisco Day Care, Mount Kisco, NY (www.mkdcc.org)

Westmoreland Sanctuary, Bedford Corners, NY (www.westmorelandsanctuary.org/)

Hope House, Port Chester, NY

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