When it comes to architectural design, North Yorkshire based Oaktree Architectural understand a thing or two. They have a wealth of experience in architectural design, and they have worked with a variety of different customers including building contractors, community projects, private individuals, and business owners.
When they are thinking about architectural design, North Yorkshire customers might wonder what exactly is involved. Oaktree Architectural can provide a number of architectural design services. In the following list we have mentioned just a few of these with a brief description of each:
• Design and planning – There are four main stages involved in the designing and planning process of architectural designs. North Yorkshire customers being with a initial consultation which develops the brief and gives an idea of the potential building costs. During stage two, Oaktree Architectural will provide their customers will an Architectural Design Fee Proposal which lists the services required in order for them to successfully deliver the project. Stage three involves carrying out photographic and measured surveys of the project area and the production of scale drawings of the property. During stage four these initial drawings will be developed into full planning drawings which can be submitted to your Local Authority planning department along with any other supporting information that is required.
• Building regulations – During this process of architectural design, North Yorkshire based Oaktree Architectural will use their extensive knowledge of building regulations to ensure that your project has the minimum requirements of quality in order to carry out the construction. For example, they will consider fire escapes, insultation, drainage systems, ventilation, and many more elements of construction that are required by the building regulations in order to gain the approval prior to the beginning of any construction work. In addition to this, Oaktree Architectural will also prepare a Full Schedule of Works & Specification document which itemises and costs any preferences for products such as windows, doors, as well as small items like plug sockets and skirting boards. This document will assist you in controlling the cost and quality of the project.
• Sustainability – When it comes to architectural design, North Yorkshire customers may often want to consider the sustainability of their project, considering high energy costs and the impact on global warming and climate change. Oaktree Architectural can help you make your construction project as environmentally friendly as possible by considering various aspects during the design stage. For example, they can include ways of making the building more energy efficient through the use of extra insulation, rainwater harvesting, collecting grey water for hosepipes, as well as innovative heating systems. In addition, solar energy and wind turbines can be incorporated into the designs to make a self-sufficient energy system.
For quality architectural design North Yorkshire based customers can rely on, contact Oaktree Architectural today! A member of their friendly and helpful team will be happy to speak to you and discuss your requirements as well as answer any and all questions or queries regarding architectural design North Yorkshire customers may have.