To provide high profile executive corporate designs and quality service at a cost effective rate. To satisfy clients’ diverse needs and to strive for customer satisfaction at all times. To form partnerships that can deliver new, sustainable visions for the way architectural design is to be seen in the future. Assist in developing a clear project brief. Advise on the procurement policy for the project. Advise on rights, constraints, consents and approvals. Assist in defining the consultant’s scope of work and services. Provide necessary information within the agreed scope of project to the other consultants. Assist in developing a project programme. Prepare concept design based on the client’s brief. Discuss design concept with local authorities. Clarify and confirm the project space norms to optimise functional and operational efficiency in terms of scale and relationships of area. Select general construction materials and intended finishes. Prepare and submit the site development plan to the local authority for approval where applicable. Liaise, co-operate and provide necessary information to the client and other consultants. Incorporate the client’s detailed requirements into building design. Incorporate and co-ordinate the other consultants’ designs into building design. Obtain detailed project-specific requirements of the local authority in order to ensure understanding thereof. Prepare design development drawings (including draft technical details) and outline specifications. Provide sufficient drawings and information to the quantity surveyor for the completion of detailed estimates of construction cost where applicable. Review the design, costing and programme with the other consultants. Incorporate all services and the work of consultants. Prepare specifications for the works and agree preambles with the quantity surveyor when applicable. Co-ordinate services and prepare necessary services co-ordination drawings. Complete construction documentation and proceed to call for tenders. Obtain offers for the execution of the works. Evaluate offers and recommend on the award of the building contract. Prepare the contract documentation (and arrange the signing of the building contract). Hand over the site to the contractor. Initiate and/or check sub-contract design and documentation as appropriate. Inspect the works for conformity to the contract documentation. Witness and review all tests and mock-ups carried out both on and off site. Check and approve sub-contract shop drawings for design intent. Update and issue the drawings register. Review and comment on operations and maintenance manuals, guarantees, certificates and warranties. Assist in obtaining statutory certificates. Inspect and verify rectification of defects. Prepare and procure operations and maintenance manuals, guarantees and warranties. Prepare and procure as-built drawings and documentation. Issue the works completion certificate.
15 April 2019