Approach

We offer the full architectural service beginning with concept design through to contract administration and observation of your construction project. We work closely with our clients to identify their needs and to provide them with an architectural solution that is in line with our social, environmental and economic values.

We want to improve the current standard of housing. With this approach, we design using energy-efficient principals and use the latest technology to ensure our homes reach a level of performance that meets the needs of a sustainable lifestyle.  

 

To find out more about what drives our architectural practice, head to our Purpose page.

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Process

01

Pre-Design

After an initial site visit & client meeting, we prepare an NZIA Architects Agreement for Services, develop the project brief and model any existing buildings (if applicable).

03

Preliminary Design

The clients concept design is developed in finer detail. During this stage we engage any sub-consultants that may be required.

05

Documentation

We prepare all the documentation required for Building Consent and discuss pricing and potential Contractors for the project.

07

Procurement & Pricing

We help guide the client through pricing options and Contractor communications. 

02

Concept

We typically prepare 1-2 concept proposals, including Site Plan, Floor Plan, 3D views, and a 3D walk-through model to discuss with the client to develop the design.

04

Developed Design

The drawings are developed with consideration of structural elements, bracing, buildability of construction elements, and material selections.

06

Building Consent

The Building Consent application is complied and lodged with the relevant Council on the clients behalf. 

08

Contract Administration & Observation

For Construction documents are issued to the Contractor and we undertake administration of the Construction Contract. We monitor time and costs, as well as assessing project completion.