From Brief to Project


Having secured a client and agreed the brief and the terms of appointment, the architect can then begin work on the project itself. Every designer will approach the beginning of a project by implementing a different strategy, based on their particular experience, their training, and the type of client. However, there are a number of stages that will be followed in order to ensure that the project is developing in response to the client’s needs and requirements.

In different countries, and in relation to the different professional organizations, the name of these “stages” of a project will vary. In the UK the RIBA Work Stages help provide a good breakdown of the different phases that may form part of the project. In ...

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