Project Mission

• Provide design/construction insight and knowledge to the Project Team and integrate this successfully with client/user experience in, and knowledge of their specific needs, goals and objectives.

• Create design solutions tailored to the facility’s requirements.

• Work with Project Team members in a cooperative, coordinated, goal and solution oriented manner to systematically work towards a successful project implementation.

• To strive for a "balanced solution" which pays equal respect to the functional, aesthetic, economic and logistical aspects of the project.

• To be open to alternative, new and well thought out solutions to particular problems. • To question and be questioned about design solutions.
• To combine proven and unique solutions to each specific project.

Project Approach

• Each Project is approached and worked out as a unique and specific assignment.

• We follow a process that takes the project through phases, having the client sign-off on each phase prior to moving to the next. We aim to minimize re-work or re-thinking during later phases.

• We like for the client, to the degree he or she desires, to be involved in the process. A better understanding will enable the client to function better as part, and leader, of the Team.

• We will work to have the design, design options, appear as clear as reasonably possible in the eyes of the client. This can range from sketches to simple sketch renderings all the way to specialist renderings and cad rendering. Our aim is to help the client understand as much as possible about how the design develops, so that there will be no surprises later on.

• Pre-conceived ideas and quick solutions are suppressed, while taking into account the clients ideas, concepts and vision.

• A thorough "fact gathering" stage precedes analysis and project programming. Needs, requirements, restrictions, parameters, goals and visions are documented from discussions with client/user. Site conditions, restrictions, agency requirements, Codes etc. are researched. A basis for design is developed by analyzing information, separating the pertinent from the peripheral, prioritizing, and setting the design boundaries in function, aesthetics, economics, and logistics. A Design Program is the result.

• Each Project has a Project Team consisting of representatives of client/user, architect, interior designer, and, at times, the contractor. Each group has "consultants" for expert input, review and evaluation. The client gives final approval.

• The project architect is the project coordinator, and schedules meetings, documents information, and is the project "Point Person".