Inception, Concept Design, Design Development, Construction Documentation
District Authority Submission
Local Authority Approval & Sanction Process
Overseeing Construction, Close Out
Visualisation images, Renders, Graphics
Stage 1: Conception
Receive, appraise and report on the client's requirements with regards to:
Site, Rights and Constraints
Need for Consultants
Methods of Contracting
Stage 2: Concept Design and Viability
Prepare an initial design and advise on:
Intended space provisions and planning relationships
Proposed materials and intended building services
Technical and functional characteristics of the design
Check the concept against the rights to the use of the land.
Review anticipated costs of the project.
Review the project programme.
Stage 3: Design Development
Confirm project scope and complexity
Consult with local and statutory authorities on the design
Develop the design, construction system and materials
Incorporate and co-ordinate all services of consultants
Review the design, costing and programme with the consultants
Stage 4.1: Council Submission
Prepare documentation required for local authority submission:
Co-ordinate technical documentation with the consultants
Prepare specifications for the works
Review the costing and programme with the consultants
Submit the documents for approval
Stage 4.2: Construction Documentation
Complete Construction drawings and proceed to call for tenders:
Obtain offers for the execution of the works
Evaluate offers and recommend on awarding the building contract
Prepare the contract documentation and arrange the signing of the building contract
Stage 5: Overseeing Construction
Administer the building contract
Give possession of the site to the contractor
Issue construction documentation
Initiate and/or check sub-contract design and documentation
Inspect the works for conformity to the contract documentation and acceptable quality in terms of industry standards
Administer and perform the duties and obligations assigned to the principal agent in the JBCC Building contract or other forms of the contract
Issue the practical completion
Assist the client in obtaining the occupation certificate
Stage 6: Close Out
Facilitate project close-out including preparation of the necessary documentation to effect completion, handover and operation of the project.
When the contractor's obligations with respect to the building contract has been fulfilled, the architectural professional shall issue the certificates related to contract completion.
Provide the client with as-built drawings and relevant technical and contractual undertakings by the contractor and sub-contractors.