The first step is to check client expectations and budgetary constraints are in line. Typically RICH architecture projects cost around $2,500/m2. This can go up quite easily with complexity or finishes. To more accurately investigate the brief RICH architecture engages in a preliminary design report. This usually helps to identify budget requirements and further resolves the clients building desires.

Client information

The more information we have, the better we can discuss the project. The following information is usually asked for and is part of the first things we gather:

  • existing floor plan
  • site plan/land surveyors drawing
  • property statement including: town planning requirements
  • soil report
  • sewerage plan
  • client images
  • client concept sketches
  • client brief
  • budget