Architectural Services

Architectural Services

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Specification Writing for Commercial Doors, Frames, Hardware and Security

Architects across the country rely on LaForce for expert technical advice and in-depth knowledge of Division 8 (Openings), Division 10 (Building Specialties), and Division 28 (Electronic Safety and Security). We offer specification writing, AIA-accredited Continuing Education classes, and consultation services. 

What We Offer
• Our consultants have relationships with all major hardware manufacturers.
• There are no fees, unless otherwise discussed.
• We provide an accurate specification with a focus on owner, contractor, and architect needs.
• We possess knowledge in building codes and standards, including IBC, NFPA, and local building codes.
• Our consultants can integrate door, frame, and hardware information into BIM systems.
• We can provide site surveys.
• We can assist in the review of submittals.
• Our consultants offer several AIA Continuing Education classes.


Palmolive Residences | Lincoln Park 2550 | The Ritz-Carlton Residences | The Residences at 900 North Michigan

University of Wisconsin Healthcare | Northwestern Memorial Hospital | St. Vincent Hospital | Henry Ford Hospital | The Christ Hospital | DMC Harper Hospital | Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare

Wayne State University | University of Wisconsin | St. Norbert College | University of Chicago | Mid-State Technical College | Concordia University | Arizona State University

Blue Cross-Blue Shield | The Foth Companies | Astellas Pharma US, Inc. | Schreiber Foods International Headquarters | Level One Bank | Nicolet Bank Center |  American Hockey League – Tucson Convention Center Arena | Kokosing Construction Company | Delta Faucet

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Additional Resources:

AIA Continuing Education for Architect Continuing Education
Glossary for Doors Frames and Hardware
ADA door clearance and ADA door requirements diagram