Step 1 - Client Briefing
A meeting with the client is arranged to ascertain the brief and scope of work for the project. A formal written Fee Proposal will then be prepared to undertake the project. Once this is returned signed by the client, then a site measure and analysis will be undertaken along with photos taken.
Step 2 – Concept Design
Preliminary concept drawings are prepared to match the client brief. This will normally include a site plan, floor plan and elevations. Depending on the situation, sometimes more than one option is prepared to explore all design possibilities.
Allow approximately two-four weeks from signing the fee proposal.
Yes. Many of our clients act as owner builders and we can advise you in the processes involved if required.
At Levan Design, we prefer to incorporate your ideas into a unique concept tailored just for you and your needs and not someone else’s design.
We can make the application for the building permit on your behalf, the nominated builder can also make the application closer to the time of construction commencing or the owner can arrange the permit if they are going to act as an Owner Builder.
A soil test is always required for a new building or alterations and additions so that the footings can be designed to suit the soil classification.