I can produce full measured drawings of your project or work with a
topographical surveyor to produce accurate existing drawings of your
project, these are vital for accurate designs and construction later in
I will discuss with you your plans and aspirations, and
record your brief for the project. We can establish the problems with your
property, and work together to develop practical and creative solutions.
I can provide two or three ‘Outline Proposals’ for your project based on your
brief and aspirations and discuss with you how this will fit within your
I can work with the ideas you already have, and develop them to give the
I will meet with you to discuss the outline proposal options and decide on the
option to proceed to the next stage of Developed Design.
I will plan an ‘idea sharing’ session once I have drawn up some early sketch schemes,
and I’m happy to sit down with you and work together to create a design
that really works for you.
Provide advice regarding what other consultants and professionals you may
need to appoint. Historic properties often require the skills from a wide
range of heritage professionals, I have links to local experienced,
archaeologists, conservators, structural engineers, ecologists, landscape designers and so on.
I can develop technical drawings including plans, construction sections at a scale of 1:50 or other suitable scale and provide annotated elevations and a set of ‘Construction Notes’ or ‘Schedule of Works’ giving the detail of materials and construction processes.
I will meet with the client, and if possible the contractor, during the design stage to agree construction methods and processes and develop solutions which are cost effective and sustainable.