Schematic design

This stage involves the preparation of design ideas that creatively address the Client's brief, sustainability aims and relevant local authority requirements.

Standard Services:

Record the Client's agreement to proceed with Concept Design services

Organise, attend and record project meetings

Review all information collected in Stage 0 Pre Design

Consider relevant precedents and inspiration

Develop initial concept design approaches

Design charrette with clients

Prepare sketches, diagrams and other information to communicate the conceptual idea(s)

Advise on the need for other consultants and prepare suitable design briefs

Review Client's budget

Update project time lines

Possible Additional Services:

Living Building Challenge Certification work

Passive House Certification work