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Shiffler Associates Architects, PLC founded in 1988, offers complete Architectural, Master Planning and Interior Design Services. Manager of the firm is Russell Bitterman, AIA, who has 30 years of professional experience in Iowa and has been with the firm since 1989. He takes over from the firm founder, D. Bryan Shiffler, who retired at the end of June, 2017. Bryan Huggins joined the firm in 2015 and was made a Member in 2016.

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Shiffler Associates' capabilities include effective program data gathering, project administration, program coordination and evaluation, ADA consultation, site analysis and selection, zoning assistance, project development, scheduling, budgeting, landscaping, architectural design, presentations, production of construction documents, engineering coordination, contractor selection, interior space planning and furnishings coordination, building renovation and retrofit, project observation, and record drawings. We are also experienced team leaders when outside design and construction specialists are required.

Our office offers state-of-the-art CADD support. Embracing technology has consistently enabled us to work bigger and better than our competition. We feature three dimensional design, modeling, and walk through movie making capabilities. In addition, a computer maintained data bank on specifications is continuously updated to provide clients and contractors with their most accurate source of product information.

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Shiffler Associates has a strong tradition of doing the highest caliber of work. Tight time schedules and restrictive budgets are never accepted as excuses for not producing award winning design. Seventy percent of our practice is repeat business. The consistency of return customers is testimony to our ability to interpret client desires, control costs, and meet deadlines. Our list of projects is our best list of references. Clients who do repetitive building know who approaches architecture in a professional manner and who can get the job done. Our track record demonstrates our ability to control all elements of the construction process.

With our proven experience in Iowa and our professional capabilities, we feel we can best provide the solution for our clients' building and planning concerns. To our capabilities we add our insistence on responsive communication, adherence to schedules and budget concerns, and a commitment to design excellence.