Our mission is to drive forward sustainable change through designs that embody collective innovation and integrity. We use design to create caring solutions, improving the quality of life for now and for future generations.
We believe the most critical part of any project is right at the beginning. Decisions made here can impact everything – timeframe, budget and your vision. That’s why, before we do anything else, we listen. After hearing what you need from your project, we’ll take your initial thoughts and develop them into clear design objectives.
To help your project run smoothly, we openly communicate to ensure that every detail is fully considered. We deliver projects from concept to completion, as well as acting as delivery architects from RIBA stage 3 onwards.
We have directors and architectural technologists dedicated to the technical delivery of projects. Our regular design reviews ensure that projects are kept on track.
We are committed to constantly exploring the benefits of BIM and digital design technology, to improve the coordination and delivery of our client’s projects. Every project is delivered to BIM level two using a range of software, including Revit, Navisworks and NBS Chorus. Our teams have extensive BIM and cross-team 3D modelling skills
and have adopted industry-standard procedures, BIM-protocols and best practice. Cloud-working working enables us to collaborate across studios and with third parties. Our teams are supported by an experienced BIM manager who oversees the strategy, delivery and evolution of our digital design capabilities.
Securing Local Authority consent can be stressful and time-consuming – that’s why we act as your agent. Our architects have unrivalled experience and knowledge of planning guidelines, development policies and legislative framework, allowing us to seamlessly navigate the application process for you.
Protection and conservation
We are specialists in conservation and the redevelopment of historic buildings. Our team understands how to adjust its workflow to meet any challenges that might arise and provide a consultation service to help you understand what work might be involved in your project.
- Heritage statements
- Feasibility studies
- Conservation planning
- Exterior repair and design advice
- Support while preparing planning and listed building applications
Towards one public estate
Chris Evans, Lawray director, reflects on the challenges and benefits of co-locating multiple front-line service organisations under one roof.