The Bespoke Process

1. Preliminary

  • Inspect your site and assess conditions and constraints related to it
  • Discuss your brief, requirements and budget
  • Review your sustainability requirements
  • Discuss materials and technological requirements
  • Arrange for topographical survey, soil testing/geotechnical report
  • Prepare ‘as built’ drawings of existing structures from site measure and records

 

2. Concept Design

Freehand or computer designs of layout and appearance

  • 3d renders and models for your review of the design
  • Prepare and submit Planning approval (PIM application)

 

3. Developed Design

  • Detailed floor plans and elevations
  • Preliminary sections of your home
  • Engage specialist consultants as required (structural engineer, and other services)
  • Initiate preliminary pricing of the build

 

4. Detailed Documentation

  • Prepare comprehensive architectural drawings and specifications of your home for building consent and tendering (if required)
  • Coordinate consultant documentation
  • Design bathroom layouts, fixed joinery and selections (if required)
  • Interior design (if required)

 

5. Procurement

  • Tender the project to select your builder – we have a great system for this in place
  • Assist with the contracts and programming (if required)
  • This is an elective option for you

 

6. Contract Administration / Site Observation

  • Deal with any details required due to building consent requirements / changes
  • Confirm builders prices and check variations ahead of agreeing payments
  • Check on construction progress, and confirm payment claims are correct
  • Review for practical completion, and check for construction defects / issue notices
  • This is an elective option for you