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wx0cAs award winning architects, we have a strong pedigree for delivering inventive, sustainable and cost-effective architectural solutions on both traditional projects and design and build for the public and private sectors.

We traditionally help clients who are considering a new build development, renovation or extension.

We also help clients we are hoping to create more space and/or increase building efficiency.

Finally, we are increasingly helping clients to achieve greater environmental effectiveness.

If you have a project falling into any of the above categories, then our expert team can certainly help you. We help and advise clients from project inception through to completion.

This includes advising during the pre-design stage, which involves discussing your requirements in detail and carefully exploring the options available to you.

We will then recommend the most effective solutions to you and then, with your input and full understanding, we will proceed to the design phase.

View across the OuseburnThis stage involves designing your chosen project and managing the delivery, from obtaining the necessary approvals through to construction and final handover.

On all projects we use state of the art Building Information Modelling or BIM. This is of crucial importance as through BIM we create a full virtual building model from the start of the project.

This approach allows us to design buildings collaboratively and interactively with you, the client.

You will therefore benefit from enhanced designs because you can easily and quickly compare different design options using a realistic 3D model.

This provides you with time, space and choice to explore and evaluate different solutions; such as the best way to suit your spatial requirements.

As a result, projects have greater predictability and ultimately an optimised solution, because you will have the freedom to choose the design you really want.

This means a design that meets all of your requirements and ensures that we can make use of the most intelligent and advanced solutions available that fit with your budget.

As a result, clients feel much more in control of projects, ensuring a more efficient, cost-effective and sustainable final building.

Our approach also prevents construction mistakes as it joins up design and construction teams, agreeing plans in advance of the building phase.

From Byker BridgeThis reduces rework, conflicts, waste and delays, leading to faster project delivery; with up to 50% time savings possible on typical projects.

The above process also reduces project costs by identifying and resolving issues ahead of construction, which prevents expensive and time-consuming redesigns during the building phase.

Indeed, cost savings are made not only on the upfront budget, but on the whole project cost from design to build.

Our solutions also fit first time as closer collaboration with contractors reduces overall variations, lowers tender risk premiums and insurance costs, and therefore there are fewer opportunities for claims.

Importantly, our designs comply with government policy requirements, as it is the Government’s intention to require collaborative 3D BIM LEVEL 2 on its projects by 2016; meaning that your project is likely to require a BIM design from 2016.

South Shields Town Hall, Rights Usge Terms - Licensed to Anthony Keith Architects, Wilmott Dixon Construction and South Tyneside Council ONLYIf you would like to appoint award winning architects to provide the comprehensive service described above, then we find that the most appropriate next step is for us to discuss your project in greater detail.

We will listen to you, review your requirements and recommend the most appropriate solution for you. This is of course free of charge and entirely without obligation.

You can initiate this process by completing the form on the right-hand-side of this page, by calling us during office hours on 0191 213 0133 or via other means listed on our Contact Us page.

We look forward to hearing from you.




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