Services

We provide full architectural, design and management services involving all stages of the development process: concept development; pre-purchase; design; advice; project development; programming; contract administration; and branding.

Our service stages follow the Royal Institute of British Architects ‘Plan Of Work 2013’.


 

0

Strategic Definition

Identify client’s Business Case and Strategic Brief and other core project requirements. Initial considerations for assembling the project team.

Establish Project Programme.

Pre-application discussions regarding Planning.

 

 

1

Preparation and Brief

Develop Project Objectives, including Quality Objectives and Project Outcomes, Sustainability Aspirations, Project Budget, other parameters or constraints and develop Initial Project Brief. Undertake Feasibility Studies and review of Site Information.

Prepare Project Roles Table and Contractual Tree and continue assembling the project team.

Review Project Programme.

Pre-application discussions regarding Planning.

 

 

2

Concept Design

Prepare Concept Design, including outline proposals for structural design, building services systems, outline specifications and preliminary Cost Information along with relevant Project Strategies in accordance with Design Programme. Agree alterations to brief and issue Final Project Brief.

Tendering and procurement activities.

Review Project Programme.

Prepare Planning application(s).

 

3

Developed Design

Prepare Developed Design, including coordinated and updated proposals for structural design, building services systems, outline specifications, Cost Information and Project Strategies in accordance with Design Programme.

Tendering and procurement activities.

Project Programme will set out the specific stage dates and detailed programme durations.

Submit Planning application(s).


4

Technical Design

Prepare Technical Design in accordance with Design Responsibility Matrix and Project Strategies to include all architectural, structural and building services information, specialist subcontractor design and specifications, in accordance with Design Programme.

Tendering and procurement activities.

Continue with Project Programme.


5

Construction

Offsite manufacturing and onsite Construction in accordance with Construction Programme and resolution of Design Queries from site as they arise.

Administration of Building Contract, including regular site inspections and review of progress.

Continue with Project Programme.


6

Handover and Close Out

Handover of building and conclusion of Building Contract.

Conclude administration of Building Contract.


7

In Use

Undertake In Use services in accordance with Schedule of Services.