Architectural Design Concepts
Concetti Contracting Services is an interior architectural design studio specializing in restaurant, bar and nightclub projects. Founded in 1991, Concetti Contracting Services has been instrumental in the success of the most noted venues in New York City and South Beach, Florida. Our work reflects a layering of concepts, ideas, beliefs, cultures, desires, materials, interior design, budgets, city and code requirements, timing, personalities, location, entitlements and finally architecture.
Concetti Contracting Services is inherently linked to the dynamic ever-changing entertainment culture in the City of Angels. We are a studio of bright, creative and young designers providing serious architectural and interior design services for creative entrepreneurs. Kelly Architects is very best, most creative, “go-to” firm for all Night Club, restaurant and bar design services.
Architectural Design Services
Conceptual Design: As the first phase of design, Concetti Contracting Services shows an initial design direction through images and sketches based on our client’s visions and wants as well as the process, budget and physical requirements.
Schematic Design: Through the refining of design ideas to incorporate specific locations and business models, Concetti Contracting Services uses these drawings to show scale and relationship between integral components in the space. Our schematics can be an entirely new concept, a client’s specifications, or precedent studies of similar successful businesses.
Interior Design: To reach the visions of a client, the designers at Concetti Contracting Services are responsible for furniture, fixtures, lighting, branding and signage. Often, these items are custom allowing Concetti Contracting Services to create an item specifically designed for our client’s needs. Through 3 dimensional color renderings, colored floor plans, interiors, exteriors and material sourcing, we offer a comprehensive design direction for any aspect of an interior space.
Construction Documents: Concetti Contracting Services prepares detailed document in house for all our projects. We do not out-source our drawings. Each project is detailed as necessary of the construction and permitting of the design.
Permit Expediting: With the myriad of various City, County and State building requirements, Concetti Contracting Services has developed a process to expedite the approval process through early submittals, multiple submittals and strategic partnering with other entitlement and expediting professionals.
Bidding & Negotiation: Concetti Contracting Services offers our clients a proven and simple bidding process to ensure the most responsive and qualified contractor is selected. Drawing from our extensive network of qualified contractors we specifically select at least three contractors to prepare detailed bids for each project. Partial bid package for food service equipment, furniture, millwork and a variety of other specialty trades can be prepared for clients who want to contract direct with specific vendors. We also provide owner builder construction management services where the subs contract direct to the building owner.
Construction Administration: Concetti Contracting Services provides construction administration services on all our projects to ensure compliance with the construction documents, assisting the client in the review of payment requests and change orders.
As-Built services: Concetti Contracting Services provides as-built services for clients who have not electronic plan files of existing buildings. Our proven systems of taking physical and electronic field measurement, photographic documentation and acute observation results in accurate plans that can service as the basis for design.
Conditional Use Permit Exhibits: For the processing of a CUP / CUB through most jurisdictions a specific series of drawings is required for the submittal to the local planning departments. Concetti Contracting Services has prepared over 100 successful Exhibit A documents in New York City and surrounding territories. The clarity and completeness of our documents contributes to expedited approvals.
Revocable Dining Permits: For the processing of a side walk dining permit through most jurisdictions a specific series of site plan and table drawings is required. The clarity and completeness of our documents contributes to expedited approvals.
Site Design: Concetti Contracting Services provides site studies of new development both commercial and residential. We research and provide determination of the property easements, setbacks, development limitation and other jurisdictional requirements.
Food Service Process and Equipment Design: Concetti Contracting Services provides comprehensive planning and detailing of the food and beverage equipment. Using extensive experience we design specific bar and kitchens to meet clients exacting needs while meeting all local Heath and building code requirements.
Landscape / Hardscape Design: Concetti Contracting Services provides limited landscape and hardscape design where the client needs are simple in nature. And through our strategic alliances with several landscape architects we can match the right designer with the client to create beautiful and responsive landscapes that include low water use irrigation systems and drought tolerant planting.
Mechanical Engineering*: through our strategic partnership with various Engineering firms, we provide a full service mechanical engineering for such as HVAC systems and exhaust hoods.
Electrical Engineer*: through our strategic partnership with several electrical engineers we provide full service electrical engineering such as electrical service upgrades, panel upgrades and replacements, emergency power systems, electrical distribution and New York City Title 24 compliance.
Plumbing Engineering*: through our strategic partnership with numerous licensed plumbers, we provide a full service plumbing engineering for such as in ground grease interception, natural gas systems, water heating, ventilation and sewer systems.
Civil Engineering*: through our strategic partnerships, we provide a civil engineering for site grading, subsurface drainage systems, percolation tanks and paving requirements.
Geotechnical Engineering*: through our strategic partnership with Geotechnologies Inc. we provide civil engineering for grading.