We will provide you with optimal guidance to realise your dream house. Our designs fit together cleverly, which offers, in addition to certainty (early insight into costs), complete freedom concerning the choice of the façade, the housing type, the position within the area and the layout of the house.
Taking stock of the wishes and demands of all participants through creative workshops and excursions. The building group members will also present the results of each workshop to each other. In this way the group gets to know each other and the relationships within the group are strengthened.
We create a fitting design together with the participants while taking the results of the workshops into account. We will show you various design options, but ultimately the choice is yours which gives the design a unique and personal feeling, taking your budget into account.
Definitive design; the building group makes a joint decision about the material of the façade, the collective facilities, the stairwell, the installations, etc. Each individual makes their own decision about the size of the house, the façade openings, structural intersections, and placement of the inner walls. The architectural details will then be further developed, which will make the drawings more realistic. When the design is approved by the client, the architect will prepare the permit application and sort out the documents for the contractor selection.
Technical Design; before the contractor can carry out the design, a document (technical description or specifications) and technical drawings will be compiled by the architect, which will be the guideline for the actual construction. In this document, all the materials are described, as well as all the tasks for the contractor and the installers. The terms and conditions within which the construction must be realised will also be stated in this document, as well as the warranty terms and conditions, the insurances and the regulations. The document and the drawings lay the foundation for the contract between the client and the contractor. This specification forms the basis for pricing during the contractor selection.
Construction; while the contractor and his team are realising the design, the architect supervises the proceedings. Although everything is fixed in the specifications signed by all parties, unforeseen circumstances may arise during construction. The architect will advise you in these situations and come up with solutions. He monitors the timetable and checks the dimensions, the details and the materials supplied. During the construction meetings, which of course can be attended by the client, the progress is kept up and solutions are devised for unforeseen circumstances. Naturally, a report of this meeting will be made to record new agreements.
Completion; when the contractor is almost finished, he will report this to the architect and the client, so the completion can start. The architect, together with the client and the contractor, inspects whether everything has been built exactly as agreed upon. Any incompleteness or construction errors will be repaired by the contractor in accordance with the agreement as laid down in the specifications and within a fixed term.