Designing and building your dream living space is indeed a complicated and multifaceted process. However, any project it is very structured and can be broken down into simple steps. Please, see a quick summary of each one and also the description of the specialist services and deliverables we offer during each stage.

We have created a set of printable information sheets to help you to get started with your project for each stage. Please click on the relevant to your project button to request this valuable expert information:

 

Pre-design or Initial Appraisal stage involves developing the information that the design team will need to commence the design
process at the next stage and to ensure that the Concept Design is as productive as possible.

Some of the services we offer:


- The Strategic Brief preparation;
- Advise on the project team composition;
- Determination of the main milestones of the project;
- Statutory consents strategy;
- Review and analysis of the work carried out on the project so far.
- Feasibility Studies;
- Initial cost appraisals;
- BREEAM accreditation strategy;
- BIM 3D model and 2D drawings as existing;

- Environmental performance study of the existing building;

 

For the full list of our services and deliverables, and also their brief description, please click on the button below to request this information:
 

 

Development of the concept design that represents the design team's initial response to the project brief.


Some of the services we offer:

- Third party consultations and related research as required;

- Final Project Brief.
- Concept architectural/structural/services/interior design in 3D (BIM modelling in Revit);
- Realistic visualisations of the Concept Design;
- Realistic video fly-overs of the Concept Design;
- Outline specifications;
- Planning strategy;
- Initial Construction Strategy, buildability and construction logistics;
- BREEAM accreditation and/or Sustainability strategies.

 

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Planning Permission, in simple terms, is like asking if you can do a certain piece of building work. It will be granted (possibly subject to certain conditions) or refused. Planning seeks to guide the way our towns, cities and countryside develop.  This includes the use of land & buildings, the appearance of buildings, landscaping considerations, highway access and the impact that the development will have on the general environment. 

Some of the services we offer:


- finalising concept design;
- Planning Statement for planning application;
- Design and Access Statement for planning application;
- Heritage Statement for planning application;
- planning application drawings package;
- planning-ready cost appraisals;

 

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(incl. Building Regs)

During this stage, preparation of all information required to manufacture and construct a building is
complete. The architectural, building services and structural engineering designs are now further refined
to provide technical definition of the project and the design work of specialist subcontractors is further
developed and concluded.


Some of the services we can offer:


- Lead or Principal Designer services;
- Design Coordination services for more complex projects;
- Tender drawings package;
- Architectural and technical design for BREEAM accreditation;
- NBS specifications or Schedule of Works;
- Building Regulations applications;
- Further development of the Project Strategies and Programmes prepared during Stage
2, including third party consultations as required.

 

For the full list of our services and deliverables, and also their brief description, please click on the button below to request this information:

 

This stage involves developing the information that the design team will need to commence the design
process at the next stage and to ensure that the Concept Design is as productive as possible.

Some of the services we offer:


- The Strategic Brief preparation;
- Advise on the project team composition;
- Determination of the main milestones of the project;
- Statutory consents strategy;
- Review and analysis of the work carried out on the project so far.
- Feasibility Studies;
- Initial cost appraisals;
- BREEAM accreditation strategy;
- BIM 3D model and 2D drawings as existing;

- Environmental performance study of the existing building;

 

For the full list of our services and deliverables, and also their brief description, please click on the button below to request this information: