Nicholls Architecture & Design provides a full range of Architectural services to take your project from start to finish. We specialise in residential projects both private and commercial, and successfully take on work in many other sectors. I am a fully qualified and RIBA chartered Architect with several years of experience.
Need an idea of cost? Every project is different, so please send an email or call on 07920 404951 and after a quick chat I can get a quote over to you.
Measured building surveys and initial design advice
One of the first steps to tackling any building project is to understand where you are starting from and the context. After an initial meeting with you to understand the brief, I will undertake the measurements of the plot myself and convert this into a digital 3D model. This is the base for all further designs, and can be used to create drawings for planning applications and building regulations.
Concept design to planning applications
This is the exciting bit! Based on your brief, we can look at design options and using the 3D model we can put this in virtual reality (if you are new to this please check out my blog post on it here). This is a really easy and impressive way of seeing and understanding your design without needing to read plans. This is all integrated into the way I work, so there are no additional costs. Once we're happy with the design, we can use the model to generate drawings for a planning application.
Any significant work will require a building regulations application, which usually requires drawings. I can provide these, and if you've used Nicholls Architecture and Design for the planning stages we can keep the virtual model updated. This means we can arrange VR sessions to revisit the design as required so that you understand how details will look. These drawings can be taken a step further and used for construction if the project and builder requires it.
Contract administration and site visits
Once the project starts on site and depending on the scale of project and the procurement route, a contract administration role can be necessary which I can provide. If this is not required, then I can provide a basic site visit service to check that the works are progressing as expected.
Virtual reality presentations
If you already have an architect or a design and want to see what it looks like in VR, or you are an architect or developer looking to sell one of your projects with a virtual reality experience for your customers then Nicholls Architecture and Design can help. We offer VR models and presentations as a stand alone service, for a fixed fee. If you can provide plans and elevations, we can provide an Autodesk Live file modelled in Revit, and take all the equipment to the venue of your choosing for a presentation. Interested? Get in touch and see how we can help.