The first step in the process is to contact us for an initial consultation.
We will meet you at your house or site to discuss your ideas for the project and what you hope to achieve. We will explain the process and the stages involved, from the initial design through to completion, and advise on the key issues for your project.
There is a fixed fee for this initial meeting - but no further commitment if you don’t want to proceed.
The feasibility study is the beginning of the design journey. During this stage, we;
On completion of the feasibility study, you will have a number of sketch design options and an indication of the project costs involved, to enable you to decide how you want to proceed.
When you are ready to move forward with the project, we will then;
Once the design is finalised, it needs to be documented in greater detail so that accurate prices can be obtained from builders. This involves;
At the end of this stage you will have a detailed set of construction information and be in a position to appoint a builder.
During the construction stage, we act as the contract administrator between you and the builder. This involves;
After you have moved in, we continue to liaise with the builder to close out outstanding post-completion matters.
The scope of architectural services included in each work stage is set out in the RIAI Agreement between Client and Architect for Domestic Works - contact us for more detail.