OLIVEHILL Architects are your first choice for architects in Pretoria. Our modern designs integrate sustainable, green solutions for residential, commercial and institutional buildings, so that you can feel as good about your house as you feel in it.
OLIVEHILL Architects is an established design partnership, striving to make the world a better place one small piece at a time through the practice of responsible architecture. We research the latest technologies in sustainable systems and design to ensure a perfect balance of finance, nature, and people in all that we do. Providing services in Pretoria and internationally, we believe in design integrity and technological excellence, almost as much as we believe in business integrity and a strong work ethic. Olive Hill Architects are your go-to source for building designs and plans, specializing in everything from modern houses to sustainable industrial and commercial facilities. We provide thorough and comprehensive Architectural Project Management, and our expertise in green architecture in unmatched in the region. Call or email us today to schedule a consultation.
We develop your site plan, indicating contours from the land survey as well as boundaries, building lines and other statutory restrictions, as well as existing structure and other factors that may impact the design. We then provide a client brief, providing a complete schedule of accommodation with an estimated budget.
Concept & Viability
We provide a computer generated site plan, complete with elevations, sections and any other drawings as needed to best illustrate the basic scope of the project. We then review, providing an updated budget. We recommend an estimate from a quantity surveyor to facilitate this process.
Design & Development
You are provided with a computer drawn site plan with sections and elevations. The plans will be complete, with overall dimensions, floor levels, room names and floor finishes noted. We then consult with local and statutory authorities, before we review and update the budget, taking into account any estimate from the quantity surveyor, if appointed.
A) Documentation and Procurement: Local Authority Submission
Documents are prepared and submitted for any necessary statutory approvals.
B) Documentation and Procurement: Construction drawings and Tender Documentation
Preparation of documentation for the purposes of tender, and tender report.
Contract Administration & Inspections
Site meeting minutes are compiled, along with Payment Certificates, Completion list, Practical completion list and Defects list.