commission topograhic site survey, identify key climatic influences & vistas
refine aspirations and elements of client brief.
Identify priorities and spatial relationships / areas
checklist council planning & building code issues
investigate design solutions in drawn form beginning with hand sketches and culminating in an interactive preliminary 3D computer model
identify and manage consultant input required for project.
appraise design solution(s) in financial terms & check against client’s budget expectations.
A quantity surveyor is recommended to be engaged to prepare a preliminary cost estimate (see extras)
to provide preliminary design solutions in collaboration with the client & design team that address the potentials of the client brief, budget and regulatory restraints
one meeting with client in office & one on site
electronic copy of:
-1 or 2 max. sketch design ideas in 2D & 3D format
-minutes of final meeting covering developed brief, budget forecast, key regulatory issues
-required consultant list for next stage
possible fee extras
-co-ordination & fee charges of any
-consultants engaged at this point
-printing costs of documents
-travel costs outside 15km radius