Project Establishment

What we do

How we do it

Documents

Project
Establishment

Establish project plan

Confirm roles & responsibilities

Confirm program and budget

Project Quality

Plan Engagement Agreements Time
Schedule Budget

Site

Obtain information on site, heritage, Authority, building owner requirements

Inspect site

Data Collection

Walk through existing premises

Collect briefing data through interviews
– corporate image
– future directions
– staff projections
– functional relationships/interactions
-issues

Workplace Standards

Review existing space standards and fit out guidelines. Determine work practices through interviews, focus groups and observations

Develop appropriate space standard Policy for this project.

Workplace Standards
Support Facility
Requirements
Collect data on special area Requirements (such as data centre, training facilities, mail room etc) through interviews requirements
Space Forecasting Develop area projections based on Present and future staffing levels Staff and Area Projection
Generic planning Formulate planning approach, including built zones, open areas, circulation paths and facility locations Generic Planning
Stack and Block Plans Locate departments based on Preferred operating proximities Stack and Block Plans
Risk Assessment Risk Assessment Review Risk Ratings
Design Brief Consolidate all information above into Design Brief

 

Concept Design

What we do

How we do it

Documents

Space Planning Prepare Space Plans for Each Development Space Plans
Storage Review Storage Requirements Recommend Policy (Centralised or Localised) and Systems
Furniture Audit Furniture & Review Reuse Options (if required)
Review Workstation Options
Prepare Furniture Proposals
Construct Prototypes and Obtain Samples for Review
Furniture Design Concept
Finishes Prepare Preliminary Finishes And Colour Scheme Proposals Prepare graphics proposals Preliminary
Finishes Concept
Graphics Concept
Cost Plan Assist Quantity Surveyor to Prepare Preliminary Cost Plan
Review and Adjust Design
Preliminary
Cost Plan
Compliance Liaise with Local Authorities
Liaise with Building Owner
Consultants Briefing Brief Consultants on Design Intent
Meetings Attend Design & Project Control Meetings
Concept Review Concept Design Review
Client Approval Present to client for Review Client Sign Off

Design Development

What we do

How we do it

Documents

Develop Detailed Design Proposal Prepare Detailed Plans by Department, Incorporating Storage, Equipment and Support Facilities Detailed Space Plans
Client Sign Off
Compliance Review Designs for Regulatory Compliance
Develop Finishes And Furniture Design Proposals Develop Finishes and Furniture Design Proposals and Include Colour And Material Palettes Reflecting Environmentally Sustainable Design Principles
Source Australian Made Products (As Required)
Developed Finishes And Furniture Design Proposal
Obtain Client Approval Present Design Proposals Client Sign Off
Review Long Lead Time Items Identify Long Lead Time Items, Initiate Procurement Strategy Procurement Strategy
Review and Coordinate Consultants Services Review Engineering Design Intent Finalise Special Areas
Review Design Details Review Details for Ease of Construction And Cost
Design Cost Check Review Design Cost with QS Against Cost Plan
Review and Adjust Design
Updated Cost Plan
Construction Certificate Prepare Documents for Construction Certificate
Obtain consultant Certification
Construction Certificate
Meetings Attend Design, Coordination and Project Control Meeting
Design Review Design Development Review

Contract Documentation

What we do

How we do it

Documents

Construction Drawings Prepare Contract Drawings including Demolition Plans, Partition Plans, Furniture Plans, Finishes Plans, Ceiling Plans, Elevations, Construction Details, Joinery Details, Systems Furniture Details, Signage Details etc Tender Drawings
Specification Prepare Specification which Identifies Quality of Workmanship and Materials
Prepare General Conditions of Contract And Preliminaries
Tender Specification
Tender Conditions Preliminaries
Schedules Prepare Schedules of Furniture, Fittings, Hardware, Doors, Finishes and Equipment
Prepare Schedules of Prime Cost Sums and Provisional Sums (if Required)
Tender Schedules
Documentation Cost Check Review Documented Cost with QS Against Cost Plan
Review and Adjust Documents
Pretender Cost Plan
Service Documents Review and Mark Up Services Documents as Necessary
Establish Coordination Plan Between Architectural and Services Requirements
Engineering Documents
Meetings Attend Coordination and Project Control Meetings
Contract Review Contract Documentaion Review
Client Approval Issue Client with Documents for Review and Approval Client Sign Off

Construction

What we do

How we do it

Documents

Tender Issue Documents to Invited Tenderers
Answer Queries and Issue Addenda As requested
Tender Evaluation Attendance at Opening of Tender
Evaluate Offers in Relation to Recent Market Activity
Negotiate Tenders
Analyse Tender Offers – all as required
Tender Analysis
Construction Control
Inspection
Inspect and Review all Shop Drawings
Inspect the Quality of Construction
Inspect all of Site Manufactured Items (eg. Joinery)
Inspect Furniture
Prepare Progressive Defects Lists for Immediate Rectification
Quality Assurance
Reports/Form
Sign off
Contract Administration Issue Site Instructions
Monitor the Progress of the Works
Administer Variation Claims
Evaluate and Certify Progress Claims And Purchase Orders
Issue Certificate of Practical Completion and Final Certificate
Progress Reports
Dashboard Report
Claims/VOWD report
Meetings Attend Site and Project Control Meetings
Final Handover Assist Relocation and Project Control Meeting Completed Projects

Post Construction

What we do

How we do it

Documents

Defects Rectification Oversee Rectification of Defects
As Built Documentation Update Documents to Reflect As Built Condition
Arrange for As Built Documents from Engineers
Obtain Warranties Review and Approve Operations, Maintenance and Technical Manuals
Defects Liability Period Monthly Site Inspections for Defects Rectification
Prepare Defects Lists Authorise Release of Retention Money Held on Contractor
Final Certificate