Stage 4 – Technical Design, the final step before Construction

Today we are looking at Stage 4 – Technical Design, the final step before Construction. Hopefully, you are following the series? if not, you can catch up on the previous posts here. Having completed Stage 3 – Spatial Coordination, the procurement route now follows 1 of 2 routes: “Traditional Contract” – The design team willContinue reading “Stage 4 – Technical Design, the final step before Construction”

Stage 3 – Spatial Coordination and getting the model right.

After developing the concept in Stage 2, we enter Stage 3 – Spatial Coordination and getting the model right. Hopefully, we have firmed up the concept and received constructive feedback from all team members prior to heading into the next stage. Having a robust concept (As previously mentioned) is so important so that we ‘stepContinue reading “Stage 3 – Spatial Coordination and getting the model right.”

Stage 2 – A robust and carefully considered concept design is key

It is our view that a robust and carefully considered concept is key. That might sound like a mouth full, but it is important because the concept design sets the tone for the project. After early engagement at Stage 1, the concept stage is a crucial part of the design process. Why is it soContinue reading “Stage 2 – A robust and carefully considered concept design is key”

Stage 1 – Why should you consider early engagement for MEP Services?

Today we are asking the question “why should you consider early engagement for MEP Services?”. Quite often the Building Services element gets pushed back to later on in the design process, which at times can be detrimental to the project. Having successfully delivered hundreds of projects during the past +20 years in the construction industry,Continue reading “Stage 1 – Why should you consider early engagement for MEP Services?”

RIBA, BSRIA, MEP… and how they come together in the Built Environment

Over the coming days, we will be running a series looking at RIBA, BSRIA, MEP… and how they come together in the Built Environment. As a backdrop we will quickly run through RIBA, BSRIA and MEP. Most of you will be familiar with these terms, but this might provide valuable insight into the design processContinue reading “RIBA, BSRIA, MEP… and how they come together in the Built Environment”

Throwing it back a year to November 2020.

Today we are throwing it back a year to November 2020. In the traditional “Throw Back Thursday” theme, we are taking a look at a project in Ashford in Kent, that was completed early this year. ADR Consulting was appointed back in November 2020 to support the Electrical Contractor in the design and development ofContinue reading “Throwing it back a year to November 2020.”

Exciting new Container Development planned for Thanet

When we saw the plans for the exciting new Container Development planned for Thanet, we could not wait to get involved. ADR have been appointed to support the project from Concept to Completion. The planned construction will be over 2 phases. Up to 160 units shall be constructed on-site, with a primary focus on providingContinue reading “Exciting new Container Development planned for Thanet”

A new chapter for Dover Technical College

ADR Consulting Engineers are proud to be supporting a new chapter for Dover Technical College, as they drive new skills forward in a local project that’s very close to our hearts. We first heard about the planned development at Dover Technical College (which is part of EKC Group) some time ago and are now really proud toContinue reading “A new chapter for Dover Technical College”

Phase 2 is well underway at The Royal Sands, Ramsgate

After a successful Phase 1 delivery, Phase 2 well is underway at The Royal Sands Ramsgate. ADR Consulting Engineers have been appointed to support the next phase of works at the fantastic Royal Sands site in Ramsgate. In August 2020, ADR Consulting Engineers were appointed to support the first phase at the Royal Sands, Ramsgate.Continue reading “Phase 2 is well underway at The Royal Sands, Ramsgate”

ADR is proud to support the team at Hatton Gardens

Also known as Londons Diamond District, ADR is proud to support the team at Hatton Gardens with the refurbishment of one of the main blocks along the prestigious street in the Diamond District of London. The building has been sitting empty for many years, with many of the services left unused and in need ofContinue reading “ADR is proud to support the team at Hatton Gardens”