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Multi-Disciplinary

Meridian Architecture are able to offer a full multi-disciplinary design service, which include:

• Architectural Design Services

• Contract Administration

• Electrical and Mechanical Design

• Structural Engineering Design

• Quantity Surveying Services

• CDM Services

• Undertake Clerk of Works Duties

Our services can be customised to the bespoke needs of the client and tailored to suite traditional and non-traditional contract types.

Design

Meridian Architecture are able to offer a range of multi-disciplinary design services that meet the clients' project needs.

We can produce high level concept schemes, feasibility reports, outline planning applications and concept visualisations. Design proposals for full planning approval, detailed designs for building control / NHBC approval and working drawings for construction on-site which are all modelled in a 3D BIM environment.

Meridian Architecture is a chartered architectural practice and we are registered with the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists.

BIM Collaboration

Building Information Modelling is fast becoming the industry standard. BIM Level 2 is already a requirement for all government funded projects from October 2016.

All of our projects are BIM Level 2 compliant as standard; modelled in 3D allows us to better coordinate services and phasing, enabling us to detect clashes before projects get to site. Better co-ordinated drawings also help provide cost certainty and project delivery.

Our 3D images also help at the planning stage, enabling clients to better visualise proposals and fully understand the effect on the existing building environment.

We use a suite of software designed to provide BIM compliant projects.

Professional Practice

Design, management, practice and self-development are at the core of our approach to professional practice in architecture. We recognise the importance of managing the integrity of design through the role of Client's Agent and Contract Administrator, enabling our clients to focus on key issues.

Through our understanding of procurement procedures, Meridian enjoy working with clients in the preparation and submission of tender packages, advising on the required contractual documentation and key design information. We believe that nurturing a collaborative working relationship between all parties ensures successful project design and delivery.

Architectural design and technology is continually evolving for the improvement of the built environment and the wellbeing of society. At Meridian we maintain our knowledge and expertise through RIBA accredited CPD seminars (Continued Professional Development) to ensure that our clients receive an overarching design service which is synonymous with technical design and construction expertise.

Contract Administration

Architectural design quality and technical expertise deserves to be delivered professionally and diligently, on time and on budget. Setting up the contract, monitoring site progress and certifying the project at each key stage is fundamental to the overall success of a project. At Meridian we can provide a contract administration service in conjunction with architectural design work or as part of a separate scheme, to ensure that the contract is managed, monitored and certified, through proactive and responsive communication with our clients.

In taking the role as Contract Administrator, we will also co-ordinate the design information, advise on proposed design changes, oversee the construction programme and monitor tender agreements and cost control. Following project completion, we will ensure that relevant design information, statutory certification from Planning and Building Control and health and safety certificates are included within the client’s Operation and Maintenance Manual.