WHO WE ARE

A service oriented design firm delivering thoughtful solutions to complex problems.

PLANNING

Programming, Masterplanning, Management, and Facilities Surveys.

ARCHITECTURE

Designing spaces for the Savannah Community and Beyond

INTERIOR DESIGN

Developing the right atmosphere for each individual client

ABOUT US

Since the company’s inception, Cogdell & Mendrala Architects has maintained a reputation for creative, budget responsive design solutions while providing unparalleled service to our clients.  A continuous and open dialogue between the client and the design team is the primary ingredient for the success of every project. Every CMA team is led by a firm principal and consists of experienced staff members selected to meet the needs of each specific project.

Don Cogdell

Principal Architect

Barbara Cogdell

Owner - Principal Architect
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Marty Harrell

Interior Design Principal

SERVICES

NEW CONSTRUCTION

Guiding Clients through all phases of design, from concept realization through construction administration. CMA specializes in bringing the most out of a project from the ground up.

RENOVATION

From minor alterations to major renovation and adaptive reuse, attention to detail, and innovative strategies result in designs that maximize results.

INTERIOR DESIGN

Integrating the interiors as a full fledged entity of the project results in a comprehensive design package and a more fulfilling end product for our clients.

BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING

BIM is utilized on every project that comes out of the CMA office, and has resulted in a more coordinated process with various consultants.

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Our Sustainable Design philosophy respects the environment that we all live in by adhering to proven long standing design principles, while adapting to emerging technologies.

VISUALIZATION

We create engaging, realistic renderings and animations that gives clients a full perspective. Quick turnaround of these services results in faster decisions throughout the process.

FACILITY ASSESSMENTS

Specializing in ASTM E-2018, Cogdell & Mendrala has done extensive work with the Board of Regents in establishing Facility Assessments across the state of Georgia.

PROGRAMMING

Space Allocation planning coupled with adjacency diagrams and room layouts help client not only manage resources, but begin to visualize possibilities.

FUN FACTS

3642

CUPS OF COFFEE

5258637

SQUARE FEET

32

YEARS OF SERVICE

750

TOTAL PROJECTS

APPROACH – STRESS THE FACTS

We consistently deliver the best product possible in the most efficient manner possible. Constantly adapting while holding fast to these five principles, has kept Cogdell & Mendrala at the forefront of our profession. 

  • FUNCTION

    Ensuring that the design is an efficient use of space that excels in the present and is relevant in the future

  • AESTHETICS

    Helping clients to dream beyond their imagination and providing pathways to realize these dreams

  • COST

    Developing a responsible cost model and ensuring adherence to it throughout the process

  • TIME

    Ensuring the delivery of projects on time.

  • SUSTAINABILITY

    Environmentally responsible design using time tested techniques coupled with technological advances

OUR CLIENTS

One of our greatest rewards is knowing that we are serving our clients well, proven by the longstanding relationship we have created with so many of them.

CONTACT US

517 East Congress St. Savannah, Georgia 31401

(912) 234-6318

(912) 236-8414

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