In order to best serve our clients, we work in a manner closely aligned with the RIBA’s guidance and best practice for residential architects. We will however always tailor our approach and involvement to correspond with your specific project and can be involved in some or all of the following stages.
Defining the Brief – We can assist you in clearly establishing your aspirations and requirements for your project.
Concept Design & Costing – With your ambitions clarified, we can develop initial schematic proposals to explore design options with you. Once you have accepted a particular design, we can engage quantity surveyors and contractors to provide cost estimates for the proposals and adjust the scheme accordingly.
Obtaining Planning Approvals – With a 97% success rate from our planning and listed building applications we will utilise our full experience, and network of other construction professionals to seek planning approval for your project. Our background in Listed Buildings and conservation areas means we are comfortable undertaking projects involving complex heritage assets.
Project management – We can assist you in selecting the best design team for your specific project. We can recommend consultants and specialists from our network of trusted professionals. Equally we are happy to coordinate and manage your own preferred consultants.
Detailed Design, Tender & Construction Documentation – We can act as the lead designer to prepare and develop the project in technical detail. Working closely alongside other consultants, we will ensure your ambitions have been incorporated into a comprehensive package of tender and construction information.
Contractor Selection – We can assist with the recommendation of suitable contractors, so your scheme can be tendered to guarantee competitive pricing for construction.
Construction management – We can work in close correspondence with the contractor, responding to all on site queries and maintaining the design integrity throughout the construction process. This includes regular visits to the construction site during the works, to guarantee the quality of finish in your home.
3D Drawings and Sketches – Across all stages of the project we are aware of the of the importance of our clients understanding fully the designs that are being developed. We achieve this utilising a range of techniques, from hand sketches through to detailed CGI’s. Follow the link to find out more about our visualisation methods.
As each project and client is unique, please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss the specifics of your project