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D5 Architects, Birmingham, was established by the partners in 1989, and have since been expanding the practice through a diverse project base. The partners have pursued differing and overlapping areas of expertise giving D5 the diverse portfolio of completed and ongoing work illustrated in this profile. Current projects in the office include a new build church, office refurbishment, extension to city centre offices, new further education college, airport masterplanning, multimodal public transport interchange, Forestry Commission works, community resource centre, school expansion strategies, contemporary reinterpretation of agricultural farmsteads, internal airport refurbishment and airport bussing facilities. D5 have also been appointed to the consultant team for the term contract for all Centro works for the next 3 - 5 years.
Whilst the partners have developed markets in different sectors, the core ethos of the service offered has remained the same across the practice. This is to offer the highest possible quality of service, led by a partner and tailored to the specific needs of each client and project. Partner involvement continues through all stages of any project.
The partners believe that this level of commitment reflects the aspiration of D5 to provide a full service and is reflected in the high proportion of repeat work for existing clients, such as Birmingham International Airport, North East Worcester College, St Phillips Chambers, Church Commissioners, Horne Family Holdings, etc.
D5 Architects provide a fully indemnified architectural service as defined through the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) project work phases. The practice carries Professional Indemnity Insurance, Public Liability Insurance and Employers Liability Insurance.
D5 Architects operate a Quality Assurance system audited and certified to BS EN ISO 9001:1994 for architectural and planning supervisory services.
Project and office management is aided by a range of cross platform administration and CAD facilities operating on both PC and Macintosh. Packages include: CAD; VectorWorks, Autocad, Artlantis; Graphics and publishing; Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign, Administration; Microsoft Office
D5 operate a practice health and safety policy. The policy covers visits to construction sites as well as for office procedures.
All professional staff attend RIBA approved CPD seminars externally as well as internal presentations in accordance with RIBA requirements.
D5 Architects operate an equal opportunities employment policy.
Types of works undertaken in addition to those already mentioned : Planning supervisor, Interior design, feasibility studies, refurbishment, listed buildings, design and build, new build, extensions, space planning in the commercial sector, education sector, community projects, transport, living accommodation and religious projects.
Partners: Ian Saunders and Ian Shepherd
Client & Project List:
1st & 2nd Package of Terminal Development works, Birmingham International Airport
D5 Architects LLP
Tel. 0121 633 4663
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org AT d5architects DOT net