- WORK STAGE 1 – PROJECT INCEPTION
Our creative expertise begins with the formulation of a comprehensive project brief in which the client’s objectives and criteria are outlined.
- WORK STAGE 2 – DESIGN CONCEPT AND VIABILITY
Preliminary design concepts illustrating possible design solutions and configurations are prepared based on project necessities and budgets. The concepts are reviewed and the respective merits of each being pointed out and responded to with the input of the client.
- WORK STAGE 3 – DESIGN DEVELOPMENT
The selected design concept is refined and scrutinised for conformity to the design objectives and measured against budget expectations.
- WORK STAGE 4 – DOCUMENTATION AND PROCUREMENT
4.1 LOCAL AUTHORITY SUBMISSION DOCUMENTATION PREPARATION
Our experience with local authority submissions ensures that local authority guidelines and building regulation statutory requirements are adhered to. These obligations are reflected in our bouquet of documentation which thus ensures that successful planning permission is obtained.
4.2 CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION PREPARATION
Complete technical documentation is prepared with specifications to guide the contractor in the construction stage. All projects frequently require the input of various specialised consultants whose knowledge is comprehensively incorporated and reflected within the construction documentation prepared and issued by us.
- WORK STAGE 5 – CONSTRUCTION
Areas such as workmanship, design conformity and adherence to building regulation as well as local authority codes are strictly monitored via frequent site visits. This supervision helps determine whether construction is proceeding to realistic and acceptable standards resulting in the obtaining of necessary certification upon completion.
Building contract administration is a vital legally binding commitment to ensure successful project delivery is realised. Our capabilities include administering the relevant building contract types as well as co-ordination between the various consultants and specialists.
- WORK STAGE 6 – PROJECT CLOSE – OUT
Our knowledge of the construction completion stage allows us to determine whether the obligations of the contractor have been fulfilled, which allows us to issue the relevant certifications vital for the project to operate for the purposes of which it is intended.
- MAINTENANCE CONSULTANTS
Hub Architects can advise and develop strategies with a view to ensuring the longevity of the building and facilitate the ageing process over the buildings lifetime.