Saudi Arabia

2918 Omar Lbn Abdul
6148 Al Zahra Dist.
Riyadh 12812
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

0203 6374180


Articulating Ideas…

For us every project begins with an emotional feeling, an idea, a spark of something special. We gain an understanding of a project by experiencing the environment within which it will be located, seeing views, hearing sounds and soaking up that all-emotional ‘feeling of a place.’

By having an emotional attachment to a project, we are able to inject something special. We take pride in ensuring what we do always adds value. To us, being architects is a lifestyle choice. This means we design with passion, with thought to the future in mind. While we are ever mindful of cost, we believe that great design comes from effort and talent – whatever the budget.

In this section of our website, we hope we are able to give you a feeling for the diversity of our projects, and the creativity we bring. We do not have a signature house style. Every project we work on, we believe, is unique to our client and its environment. Behind each project lie a hundred and one other exciting ideas. If you want to be challenged, to think the unthinkable, to fulfil aspirations, please contact us and let’s explore possibilities.

Featured Projects

Founded on a belief that immense physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing comes from renewing our relationship with the natural world – Out of the Valley seek to create beautiful structures that help people commune with nature.

Ideas, Design, Build

What We Can Do for You

00 Defining your Requirements and Strategy

  • What are you looking to achieve from this development?
  • Site finding and assessment for use
  • Location – OS reference / Google Earth photo
  • Site size & Check Critical Dimensions (OS Map inaccuracies)
  • Site Development Appraisal
  • Site Visit – Photographs, Topo evaluation
  •  Planning policy status / Land-use designation – Conservation area / Listed Building Status
  • Boundary Conditions / Party Wall Assessment
  • Rights of Way
  • Access – Highways – Traffic
  • Other Potential Constraints

01 Brief & Feasibility

  • Develop Project Objectives
  • Quality Objectives
  • Establish Project Outcomes
  • Sustainability Aspirations
  • Project Budget
  • Project Parameters / Constraints
  • Develop Initial Project Brief
  • Undertake Feasibility Studies and propose site layout plans
  • Review of Site Information

02 Project Concepts & Outline Designs

  • Prepare Concept Design (inc outline structural proposals)
  • Building Services systems
  • Outline Specifications
  • Preliminary Cost Information & Guidance
  • Project Strategies related to Design Programme.
  • Brief fine tuning
  • Design Freeze prior to planning advice – Final Project Brief sign off
  • Photomontages & 3D Visualisation production
  • Drone Piloting, Ariel imagery & movies

03 Design Development & Planning Submissions

  • Prepare Developed Design
  • Commissioning the full professional Design Team
  • Coordination of other Design Team members
  • Integration of the Building Services systems
  • Statutory Approvals
  • Outline Specifications
  • ‘Buildability’ assessment
  • Pre App Advice from Local Authority Planning Department
  • Design & Access Statement Production
  • Local Authority Planning Submissions

04 Detailed & Technical Design

  • Planning Condition discharge
  • Project management
  • Cost advice
  • Project procedures & Quality assurance
  • Technical Detailed Design – detailing, schedules, sections, mechanical and electrical, finishes
  • Design Responsibility Matrix
  • Specialist subcontractor design and specifications
  • Design Programme Management
  • Introduction of potential Contractors for tender
  • Start negotiations with Contractors
  • Building Regulations – method and approvals
  • DDA & Access Assessment

05 Starting The Build & Construction Management

  • Project Management / Employer’s Agent
  • Direction of the Professional Design Team
  • Construction / Contractor Management
  • Life Cycle appraisal
  • Instituting change control procedures
  • Paying the contractor

06 Before 'Cutting The Ribbon'

  • Heath and safety advice
  • Handover
  • Defects
  • Completion of facility
  • Snagging Report

07 BIM model management

  • Condition surveys
  • Maintenance plans
  • 6-12 month snagging
  • Life-time management plan
  • Facilities Management advice