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Architecture

Paul J. Allain, Architect APAC provides full architectural services from the beginning stages of design through construction administration. AIA certified and licensed architect, Paul J. Allain, along with a staff of licensed project architects, have the credentials and resources to meet the complexities involved in commercial, public, and residential architectural projects.  Our firm understands the importance of placing our client’s goals and vision as its top priority, including project budgets and schedules. Our architectural services range from small scale conceptual designs to complex renovations to new construction. Our design team often involves professional engineers and consultants to provide the best work possible for the client. At Paul J. Allain, Architect APAC, it is our goal to carry out these efforts in a manner that brings pride and excitement to our clients and to the communities in which we work.

Architectural Design
Architectural Renovation & Restoration
Sustainable Design
Conceptual Studies
Programming
Schematic Design
Budget Evaluation and Cost Estimation
Design Development
Construction Documents and Specifications
Bidding and Negotiation
Construction Administration
Post-Construction Evaluation

Facilities Evaluation
Expert Witness
Insurance Claims Review & Evaluation
Hurricane Mitigation


interior design

At Paul J. Allain, Architect APAC we pride ourselves on our versatile Interior Design Department. Our Department and Interior Designer is NCIDQ certified and licensed in commercial and residential design. In commercial projects we have the credentials and resources to submit life safety plans and code analysis to the proper municipalities for permits, including the St. Fire Marshal's Office. In residential design our interiors department has the connections and distinguished skills to communicate designs to contractors pre, during, and post construction, as well as, the experience to assign cost and budget estimates pre-construction. Our interior design services can be provided through a virtual interior design experience or a traditional interior design experience.

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Programming
Budget and Cost Estimates
Space Feasibility and Utilization Studies
Space Planning
Lighting and Power Layouts
Life Safety Code Analysis
American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Studies
Rehabilitation and Restoration
Furnishings, Fixtures,
and Equipment Selection
Working Drawings and Specifications
Contractor Level Interior Drawings
Cabinet and Millwork Design
Furniture Contract Coordination
Construction and Install Administration
Post-Installation Evaluation
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historic preservation

Paul J. Allain, Architect APAC specializes in the preservation, restoration, and rehabilitation of buildings listed on the National Register and/or located in historic districts. The firm has extensive experience in historic façade restorations, adaptive reuse, historic interiors, grant writing, and state and federal historic tax credits. Paul J. Allain, Architect APAC brings the knowledge and proficiency necessary to fulfill the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for Rehabilitation needed in the historic tax credit process, and utilizing our understanding of the economic feasibility of historic developments into consideration for both public and private clients. As testament to our work, Paul J. Allain, Architect APAC has performed historic architectural work in several historic districts throughout all of Acadiana, successfully contributing to the revitalizations of multiple historic buildings and historic districts.

Restoration Design 
Rehabilitation Design 
Preservation Design 
Adaptive Reuse Design 
Grant Writing and Administration 
Historic Building Surveys 
State Historic Tax Credit Assistance 
Federal Historic Tax Credit Assistance 
National Register Nomination Assistance 
Historic Material Analysis 
 
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Research & Programming 
Zoning & Regulatory Review Analysis 
Site Analysis Studies 
Building Master Planning  
Campus Planning
District / Regional Planning 
Project Phasing Strategies 
Streetscape Design 
Public Parks & Trails Design 
Graphic Site Visualizations 
Digital & Hardcopy Presentation Materials 

master planning +
urban development 

The knowledge of Paul J. Allain, Architect APAC lends itself to providing comprehensive master planning and urban development services ranging in scale from small to large, with the planning of a single site/building to the campus plan of a multi-building development to a city/district wide urban development plan. We see master planning as an opportunity to delineate the big picture for our clients through tangible ideas that are based in real sites, real budgets, and real timelines. It is our goal, through honest collaboration, to translate our client’s vision into a clear plan that will allow for the project to secure funding, address coordination concerns, maintain flexibility, and ultimately result in the project’s successful construction.

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visualization
graphics

3D Design Support
Renderings
Marketing / Presentation
Animations
Models
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consultation

Insurance Claims Review & Evaluation
Expert Witness
Hurricane Mitigation
Grant and Tax Credit Consultation
Renovation Equipment
House Plan Review