Background

Smith Design Group is a professional architecture / planning firm
dedicated to providing creative and innovative design solutions.

We are committed to making the design process a positive and rewarding experience for the client.
We are dedicated to working together to enhance our environment and beautify the community.

Smith Design Group is a professional architecture / planning firm dedicated to providing creative and innovative design solutions.

We are committed to making the design process a positive and rewarding experience for the client. We are dedicated to working together to enhance our environment and beautify the community.

Services

  • Architecture

    Smith Design Group, located in beautiful Incline Village, NV has been providing architectural service to the Lake Tahoe Basin & beyond since 1989. At SDG we love the challenge of taking each unique project & client’s personal design requirements to find innovative solutions for both new construction & renovations that maximize the positive attributes of your building site, are energy efficient and sensitive to the local environment while providing a beautiful space for our clients to live or work in.

  • Land Planning

    At Smith Design Group we understand site planning is the most critical phase of the design process & sets the stage for a successful project. In this phase, we will prepare an inventory of you building sites assets while positively addressing areas of concern to maximize privacy, views & highlight unique features of your site. Land planning services also include looking at larger properties intended for development projects. Dale has been responsible for navigating the myriads of regulations necessary to obtain approval.

  • Interior Design

    Smith Design Group feels that great interior design melds architectural form, space, function, & beauty. We want each interior to reflect how you live & relax. We will listen you describe your design aesthetic & vision. And will collaborate with you to create the personality feel & character you desire.

  • Agency Consulting

    Smith Design Group recognizes that effective communication is essential to the success of your project. Over forty years of experience developing projects in the Lake Tahoe Basin has give4n Dale a breath of experience with the regulatory agencies. SDG will manage the often daunting task coordinating the project approvals process of the review agencies such as Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA), local county or city building and planing departments, & utilities. This includes attending meetings with the Board od Adjustments, county variances & home owners associations to advocate for your project. This allows you to focus on your time and energy on the multiple creative decisions that each project entails. We are personally committed to ensuring the success of your project from the predesign phase through the completion of construction.

  • Feasibility Studies

    Smith Design Group is dedicated to the highest quality of professional design services. We organize a preliminary study to determine & document a projects viability. The results of this study are use to make informed decisions whether proceeding with the project is logistically possible as well as discover any potential issues & look for possible solutions or alternatives. The feasibility study will define issues and limiting criteria regarding height, setbacks, Bailey Land Capability Districts, Plan Area Statement restrictions, coverage, excavation, & driveway slope. We will prepare a conceptual floor plan and site design solution to evaluate potential square footage, spatial and vertical relationships, conceptual arrangement and potential for views of Lake Tahoe.

  • 3D Visualizations

    Employing 3D model software, we are having more control over the design while maintaining accuracy & efficiency in documentation. We deliver model based solutions that are better designed and more predictable to construct. We create renderings of photo realistic images, animations, walk-throughs and virtual reality scenes. Allowing you to better understand the shape, size & proportion of the space we are proposing, and the colors, textures, & materials incorporated.

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