A strategy needs to be put in place before design begins. The strategy should focus on who the audience is, what are they interested in, and how to best answer their questions. Basically, who would be searching for an architect, what are the criteria for selecting an architect and why should they/how can they hire you. After all, most architects are brilliant minds with fascinating things to say.
In a world that is constantly evolving, some things remain constant. One is our commitment to the environment through a sustainable approach to architecture and engineering. Another is the passion for design that we all share. Everything we do, from the smallest object to the largest masterplan, is a team effort.
Design matters because we do not live in caves anymore
To generate a sense of coherence and beauty, we use an holistic approach to generate our design. A home can be many things; a bach, a mansion, a villa, an apartment, a shed or a townhouse. Each has its own people, context, climate, environment, family, culture and community. By connecting this whole ecology holistically all these elements can be considered and accommodated into a unique place for your life to unfold into.
We look at the entirety of aspirations for a commercial project and develop strategies for a wide range of development models, buildings and masterplans. By using an integrated process model with value management and quality assurance programmes our AINTOTO architecture team design to deliver value by producing high performance commercial solutions with fewer variations and faster permit times.
AINTOTO brings the following particular expertise:
1) Concept design – planning, spatial, urban design
2) Architectural Resource Consent documentation
3) Sustainability and green building
4) Quality Assurance
5) Development design
6) Material assessment and testing
7) Structural concept design
8) Construction methodology
9) Interdisciplinary consultant coordination and documentation.