Our approach to building and enhancing the quality of lives , confidence and a strong sense of core community, as an architecture firm in Beverley.
ACA’s approach is to look at the lifespan of critical elements of a building. This includes structure and vertical circulation, engineering services, internal layouts and partitioning; grouping activities with similar technical requirements; positioning lifts and staircases so that they do not affect future layouts; using standard and universal room sizes and embracing sustainable technologies.
Through our integrated and open approach we learn and work with residents, commissioners, the wider community and all important user groups. This enables us to clearly understand their essential wants and needs to establish and develop the scope, activity and space requirements.
We liaise with you to understand your project goals.
We work collaboratively with you, employing integrated building design methods to develop your vision.
We establish a schedule of accommodation, key adjacencies and workflows, guiding standards and project programmes.
We visit your site and develop site surveys and constraints.
We develop initial concept designs and distribution diagrams based on the review of existing work patterns to develop potential solutions.
We develop design proposals using loaded plans and 3D modelling technologies.
We review your project with all stakeholders including Building Control, Fire Officer,
Fixtures Furnisher and Equipment and data requirements.
We identify challenges to be resolved.
We lead community and pre-planning consultations.
Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology (BREEAM) is central to our work.
We coordinate with other disciplines for planning application support information.
We submit applications for statutory approvals.
We deliver a fully-coordinated construction package using the latest Building Information Modelling software.
We monitor the design development during construction stages.