”Form follows function — that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.“ — Frank Lloyd Wright


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Form & Function

Vanman Architects and Builders specializes in the design and construction of financial facilities.

Our bank architects put the desires and concerns of their clients first in every project at Vanman Architects and Builders. Our priorities as a company are to:

  • Develop a functional design
  • Listen to our clients
  • Create an image unique to each facility

Every bank has a unique business style, and we strive to design and build a facility that will set your facility apart from others while providing efficiency for employees and convenience for customers. Our team of bank designers will give your financial institution the look it needs to garner trust from your customers.

As both an architecture and construction firm, we see our clients through the entire process – from initial vision to the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Bank Architecture

At Vanman Architects and Builders our professional staff of architects understands that you require a unique design to set your bank apart from the competition.

In this working relationship between our bank architects and your business, we put forth a number of design possibilities for review and evaluation. We listen to you to create a design that will get your facility noticed in the community.

We believe the design inspiration should also be driven by the functional needs of the bank and the services provided to its customers. Our architects carefully consider visibility, traffic flow, customer parking and convenience of drive-up tellers in the overall design.

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Bank Construction

Vanman offers complete construction services including the design-build method, general contracting and construction management.

Our reputation is bolstered by our design-build method of construction. The design-build team approach has many advantages, including:

  • Smooth transition from design to construction
  • One contact person
  • Accurate cost estimates early in project development
  • Accelerated timeline from inception to completion
  • The design-build method can offer complete turnkey service

All of these benefits enable us to keep our projects within the established time and cost parameters.

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Your Identity

Your building reflects your identity. At Vanman Architects and Builders we understand that a well-designed and well-planned building will enhance the strength of your business image.

Our architects will create an image of your bank that speaks to how you operate. Contact us today to get started on your identity.

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