PROCESS

RIBA PLAN OF WORK

Royal Institute of British Architects

We use the RIBA Plan of Works to structure our projects. The stages are as folllowing.

0 Strategic Definition

Identify client’s Business Case and Strategic Brief and other core project requirements.


1 Preparation and Brief

Develop Project Objectives, including Quality Objectives and Project Outcomes, Sustainability Aspirations, Project Budget, other parameters or constraints and develop Initial Project Brief.  Undertake Feasibility Studies and review of Site Information.


2 Concept Design

Prepare Concept Design, including outline proposals for structural design, building services systems, outline specifications and preliminary Cost Information along with relevant Project Strategies in accordance with Design Programme. Agree alterations to brief and issue Final Project Brief.

3 Developed Design

Prepare Developed Design, including coordinated and updated proposals for structural design, building services systems, outline specifications, Cost Information and Project Strategies in accordance with Design Programme.


4 Technical Design

Prepare Technical Design, in accordance with Design Responsibility Matrix and Project Strategies to include all architectural, structural and building services information, specialist subcontractor design and specifications, in accordance with Design Programme.


5 Construction

Off-site manufacturing and on-site Construction in accordance with Construction Programme and resolution of Design Queries from site as they arise.


6 Handover and Close Out 
Handover of building and conclusion of Building Contract.


7 In Use
Undertake In Use services in accordance with Schedule of Services.