Building design by an architect is a process that combines both creativity and craft skills. It is impossible to build a buildings without in-deep knowledge of the craft and without an artistic idea, otherwise they would turn into gray a dime a dozen boxes.
The design process begins with finding out the potential of the site selected for future construction, analyzing the existing situation. When making calculations, many factors to be considered, the most important are view characteristics, relief, transport accessibility, insolation, existing utilities, softscape.
After that, according to the Customer’s design brief, the building footprint is determined including the influence of the above factors. Floor plans are developed in close cooperation with designers, fire safety, technology, ventilation, water supply, sewerage, heating, electrical specialists and many other disciplines related to construction. Meanwhile, the main objective of the architect is not only to balance and coordinate the related disciplines, but also to ensure that the decisions made by various construction specialists do not contradict with the design intent and image of the future building.
Besides GORKA Group delivers and adapts projects jointly developed with international architectural firms. Among the company’s partners are such well-known brands as Snohetta, ASY Asymptote Architecture, COOPHIMMELBLAU.