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CIA DESIGN PROJECT PROCESS
NEEDS ANALYSIS - DATA COLLECTION
  • User group feedback collection - Staff Survey conducted by Client

  • Analysis of existing space/space ratios - e.g 1:10 = 1 person to 10sqm & areas for improvement

  • Investigate future IT and AV needs/improvements

  • Provide existing and future headcount (client to project for 5-10 years growth)

  • Obtain existing building plans

  • Storage audit - investigate possibilities for consolidation

  • Complete startup briefing document

  • Conduct Client Interviews

NEEDS ANALYSIS - WORKSHOPS
  • SWOT Analysis  -

    • Strengths of current space​

    • Weaknesses of current space

    • Opportunities of new space

    • Threats of new space

  •  Staff & Steering committee workshops -

    • Existing workplace culture study

    • ABW/Future ways of working study

    • What is all this agile working about?

    • Ways of Working overhaul

    • Time & Movement study

    • Current and future company brand direction & spatial influence

    • Ergonomics & influence on a well Workplace

    • Wellness in the Workplace & influences on Workplace interiors

    • If Anything (Almost) was possible...

NEEDS ANALYSIS - TEST FITS & FUTURE SPACE RECOMMENDATIONS
  • Hand sketch test fits of space options

  • Analysis of different space options in relation to layout & efficiencies

  • Projected future space summary

  • Recommendations on site most suitable to aspirational & physical needs

  • Translation of preferred space option into CAD

  • Finalisation of Concept plan into CAD

  • Revisions of plan to suit evolution of Design

  • Translation of Mood Board into conceptual finishes palette

  • Conceptual ideas presentation

  • Analysis & overlay of any furniture for re-use into Concept Plan

  • Building Surveyors review of Concept Plan relative to compliance

  • Engagement of Engineers for concept design phase

CONCEPT DESIGN &  SPATIAL PLANNING
DESIGN DEVELOPMENT
  • Final selection of finishes & finishes board

  • Final selection of specialist lighting and locations

  • 3D modelling of selected spaces

  • A comprehensive A3 Design presentation around all areas of the project and the overall story

  • Communication of Design to any external consultants as needed

  • Final selections of furniture

  • Production of Drawings for Building Permit (CIA Designs is a registered building practitioner in the area of Interior Commercial Documentation - necessary for the obtainment of a building permit for projects in Victoria)

  • Plan sets - Demolition, Partition, Reflected Ceiling, Finishes, Furniture & Joinery

  • Details - Partition, Door & Ceiling Details

  • Joinery - Joinery Including Kitchens, Utilities, Reception Counters & any other specialist areas

  • Schedules - Finishes, Furniture & Lighting

  • Planning Permit Drawings

  • Transmission & collaboration with Engineers & translation of drawings

  • Review & Integration of DA & BCA requirements

  • Elevations & Operable wall details

DOCUMENTATION
TENDER & CONSTRUCTION
  • Advice & assistance with value engineering

  • Review of tenders as they relate to correct translation of design

  • Review of and assistance in analysis of tenders from a design perspective

POST CONSTRUCTION
  • Defects Inspection

  • Production of As-builts

  • On-going follow up on design and staff integration/interaction