Why Hire An Architect?
That’s a good question and one we encounter almost daily. If you are building a house, why not just get a set of plans from one of those on-line services or from a plan book? If you are doing a commercial project, why not just hire a contractor?

The answer is simple. It’s something called value.

At DAVID H. WULFF, ARCHITECT we provide that extra value that contributes to the success of your project as opposed to being something you just settle for. This is why you hire us:

Where Do You Start?
The best way to begin is for you, the owner, to reflect on what you bring to your individual project: your knowledge, experience, needs, desires, aspirations, and personal opinions. Remember, this is your project.

Few people realize how complicated it is to build – that is until they find themselves lost in the maze of design options, building codes, zoning laws, contractors, and so on. No two building projects are alike, so there is no clear-cut path to follow.

Whether you are remodeling, adding on, or building from scratch, DAVID H. WULFF, ARCHITECT, can guide the way.

Most building projects start with a want or need. “I need more file space in my office.” Or, “We’ve outgrown our house.” How does this need or want get translated into a three-dimensional space? That’s what the architect is trained to do. We can show you alternatives and options that you might never think of on your own.

The Beginning
We recommend you begin with a list of your wants, needs and desires. We call this a “shopping list”.

The next step is to select the architect, but how do you do that? Interviewing more than one architect is essential. Select an architect like you would your doctor, dentist, or lawyer. Recommendations from friends are always a good starting point, then review their web site or visit previous projects. Remember though that the previous projects were developed based on someone else’s wants, needs and desires. Your project will be developed just for you.

The most important thing when selecting an architect is to choose one who listens to you. Someone you feel comfortable with. You are about to develop a very personal relationship with this person, so you need to make sure that when you say something, you know that he/she is actually hearing what you are saying.


Main Office
David H. Wulff, Architect
115 Hillcrest St.
Lakeland, FL 33815
Phone: 863-648-9877
Fax: 863-648-0136

Branch Office
David H. Wulff, Architect
167 Trails End
Lake Lure, NC 28746

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