Susan Randall Davis - Architect
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ask a question, pose a challenge, propose an endeavor and a response will surely be forthcoming.
An architect is not a mirror, nor a magician, we seek to be guides who memorialize a design journey with a feasibility study, a schematic drawing, construction documents, or a built environment.
Site-sensitive energy-efficient housing
Site analysis & planning for optimal land use, solar gain & building placements.
Passive solar and envelope (double shell) homes.
Multi-generational and accessible homes.
Renovations, additions, kitchens, baths, future planning.
Antique house reclamation: energy-efficient rebuilding for decrepit structures within an historical context.
Municipal: Library, Town garage, Fire Station, Offices.
Institutional: Healthcare, Custodial care, Eldercare, Forensic labs.
Healthcare design review: Appropriateness, feasibility and cost-containment commentary.
Feasibility and Planning studies: site design, land use, space needs, personnel placement & workflow reorganization, design options, implementation schedules.
Full service projects: planning, permit acquisition, design, construction documents, contract administration, interior design.
Additional project management services: for non-profit or municipal architecture clients including public meeting presentations, creation of volunteer opportunities, on-site direction of construction volunteers, informational outreach activities, participation in fundraising activities.
Construction management advising services for small projects.
Design counseling for homeowner planning or building projects.
Clients & Organizations
Private clients, portfolio available. We respect the privacy of our client family and, aside from public entities, do not post contact info on the website.
ACORN Energy Coop, Middlebury, VT - Acornenergycoop.com
Outreach volunteer and Business Energy partner for a community based renewable fuel coop devoted to education and the creation of affordable alternatives for those who wish to reduce their carbon footprint by converting to biomass, solar, wind, geothermal or hydro power.
Five Town Health Alliance - 5THA.org
planning and development for a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) to serve northern Addison County.<
Habitat for Humanity of Addison County
Board member 2003-2007 - created
Energy Star rated homes for families, funded by donations, built by volunteers.
Town of Bristol, Bristol, VT
Lawrence Memorial Library Conversion of basement to the Children's Library and Community Rooms. Repair of historic columned
Town of Monkton, VT
Monkton Volunteer Fire Department - interior renovation & new truck bays. Town Hall Site Selection Committee - find property for new facility.
Town of Panton, VT
Town highway garage - efficient foam insulated steel building with bright T5 lighting.
State of Vermont - various projects spanning 25 years
Dept of Buildings & General Services - BGS
Space Planning Study:
Dept of Health - Cherry Street offices, Burlington
Space Planning Study:
Department of Taxes
Agency of Development & Community Affairs
Site Planning, Feasibility Study & Space Needs Analysis:
MacFarland State Office Building, Barre
Feasibility Study & Space Needs Analysis:
Offices of the Chief Medical Examiner, State Health Lab
Schematic Design & Space Needs Analysis:
Forensic Laboratory & Offices for the Chief Medical Examiner and Surgical Pathology Laboratory for the Medical Center Hospital of Vermont.
Dept of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living - DAIL
Licensing & Protection program - architectural design critiques for compliance with regulatory requirements, clinical needs and patient welfare regarding residents of custodial care facilities, nursing homes and similar health-related institutional residences.
Dept of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration - BISHCA
Certificate of Need (CON) program -Reports to and testimony before the Public Oversight Commission regarding proposed expansions or renovations of hospital facilities with regard to cost containment, infection control, clinical regulatory requirements, longterm planning implications and possible cost-saving alternatives to projects.
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