Architects Services

What does an Architect do?

The range of tasks that an architect performs may include: 

  • advising clients on building needs and requirements including maintenance, site selections and regulations.
  • assisting clients in the development of briefing requirements for projects.
  • undertaking feasibility studies and interpreting client needs.
  • preparing sketch plans and co-ordinating cost estimates.
  • evaluating alternative options.
  • preparing detailed designs, working drawings and specifications for use by the builders in constructing the project.
  • preparing documents for approval by building regulatory authorities (planning, construction, fire, health, etc.).
  • calling and evaluating tenders from builders and specialist sub-contractors when required.
  • monitoring and inspecting building work to ensure it conforms to the contract documents.
  • researching improved planning, design and management techniques.
  • evaluating the completed project