Services

Design Services

Inception, assessment of client needs, concept design, design development, construction documentation

Council Submission

Submission and approval from relevant local authority, produce and co-ordinate required documentation

Project Management

Produce documentation for costing and tender purposes, facilitate tender processes, oversee construction

VR

Virtual reality services, real-time VR walk-through experiences, architectural visualisation images


Credits for Icons: Blueprints by priyanka from the Noun Project ,auditorium by Eucalyp from the Noun Project, project management by Ben Davis from the Noun Project ,vr by priyanka from the Noun Project ,vr by Mahmure Alp from the Noun Project

A Typical Process of a New build or Additions Project

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Stage 1: Inception

Receive, appraise and report on the client's requirements with regards to:

  • Client's Brief

  • Site, Rights and Constraints

  • Budgetary Constraints

  • Need for Consultants

  • Project Programme

  • Methods of Contracting

Stage 2: Concept Design and Viability

Prepare an initial design and advise on:

  • Intended space provisions and planning relationships

  • Proposed materials and intended building services

  • Technical and functional characteristics of the design

Check the concept against the rights to the use of the land

Review anticipated costs of the project

Review the project programme

Stage 3: Design Development

  • Confirm project scope and complexity

  • Consult with local and statutory authorities on the design

  • Develop the design, construction system and materials

  • Incorporate and co-ordinate all services of consultants

  • Review the design, costing and programme with the consultants

Stage 4.1: Council Submission

Prepare documentation required for local authority submission:

  • Co-ordinate technical documentation with the consultants

  • Prepare specifications for the works

  • Review the costing and programme with the consultants

  • Submit the documents for approval

Stage 4.2: Construction Documentation

Complete Construction drawings and proceed to call for tenders:

  • Obtain offers for the execution of the works

  • Evaluate offers and recommend on awarding the building contract

  • Prepare the contract documentation and arrange the signing of the building contract

Stage 5: Overseeing Construction

  • Administer the building contract

  • Give possession of the site to the contractor

  • Issue construction documentation

  • Initiate and/or check sub-contract design and documentation

  • Inspect the works for conformity to the contract documentation and acceptable quality in terms of industry standards

  • Administer and perform the duties and obligations assigned to the principal agent in the JBCC Building contract or other forms of the contract

  • Issue the practical completion

  • Assist the client in obtaining the occupation certificate

Stage 6: Close Out

  • Facilitate project close-out including preparation of the necessary documentation to effect completion, handover and operation of the project.

  • When the contractor's obligations with respect to the building contract has been fulfilled, the architectural professional shall issue the certificates related to contract completion.

  • Provide the client with as-built drawings and relevant technical and contractual undertakings by the contractor and sub-contractors.