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10 Georganne Cove, Little Rock, AR 72223 501-232-2240

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Capabilities
Capabilities Statement
JDM Planning & Design is a full service architectural design firm that combines decades of experience and expertise in a wide variety of markets and building types to ensure our clients enjoy the best quality service and proficiency in project execution. Our team also includes a network of highly qualified partners and consultants that can execute practically any project type and size.
Differentiators
JDM Planning & Design’s team of Architects and Project Managers is very familiar with  multi-faceted client organizations and stakeholder groups, and complex project programs; and whether your project requires a design/bid/build, negotiated bid, or on-call contract dynamic - our diverse project experience and proactive design philosophy are a great fit for any client or project type. 

JDM Planning & Design’s client-focused communication philosophy and comprehensive risk  management plan combine to facilitate a more enjoyable project experience for the client, consultant team, and contractor. We believe this mix of service, experience, and quality will satisfy all of your project needs in reducing project risk and escalating costs.
Professional Resources*
  • 4 Architects
  • 2 Project Managers
  • 2 Production Designers / BIM Technicians
  • 1 Interior Designer
  • 1 Clinical Liaison
  • 2 Office Support
  • 2 Marketing
* Resources include a mix of full-time, part-time, and contract professionals
Approach
JDM Planning & Design embraces a design execution and delivery process that combines a detail oriented DISCOVERY phase with a highly COLLABORATIVE design experience. This project execution model is further enhanced by applying pro-active ANTICIPATION and a commitment to providing the highest level of QUALITY of materials and aesthetics. The end result is an exceptional level of SERVICE and unsurpassed customer satisfaction that leaves everyone looking forward to the next project opportunity and the chance to work together again.
Process
JDM Planning & Design follows a project production and delivery execution process that starts with a series of VISIONING and programming sessions with every projects’ stakeholder group at the earliest stages of a project’s path. Within these highly collaborative charrettes the project team acknowledges and embraces the project’s PARAMETERS of scope, schedule, and budget; and through our protocols of elevated COMMUNICATION – our Project Managers makes certain that the project team stays on task in an informed and focused manner as we EXECUTE timely and economic design solutions for our clients. This process is a proven model that achieves exceptional RESULTS in minimizing delays in design production; reducing escalations in construction costs; and eliminating unrealized project functionality.
Culture
People
JDM Planning & Design promotes a culture that embraces the notion that People are the foundation of our success. It’s through this ideology that we support various initiatives that facilitate our staff’s individual professional development aspirations, and grow our team’s collective skill set and talent base. Not only does this culture help our team members become the best versions of themselves they can be, but it also cultivates a higher sense of job satisfaction among our professionals that reduces turnover and helps maintain consistency and quality for our clients.
Central Energy Plant

Central Energy Plant Addition Expansion UAMS, Little Rock Campus AR photo courtesy Jim Matchett

Historic Preservation

photo courtesy Stephen Morris

Process
Our team of designers and project managers are all committed to a Process that follows a set of principles and protocols that ensure an elevated level of communication; diligent verification of existing conditions; exhaustive research of all applicable codes and standards; collaborative design development charettes; detail oriented quality control reviews; and exceptional service and responsiveness during bidding & negotiation and construction administrative phases.
Product
When JDM Planning & Design combines our commitment to supporting and developing our People with our dogmatic approach to our project execution Process, the resulting Product is one of uniform consistency; exceptional quality; better cost control and budget awareness; and greatly reduced opportunities for errors and omissions that can negatively impact a projects schedule and budget.