1. Gather the knowledge of the issues, site and context.
2. Analysing the data.
3. Formulating the most responsive design.
The three stepped process to establish the ‘genius loci’ adds new and positive qualities to the site and the brief.
Gathering knowledge of the place and its history through careful analysis of the site, the surrounding buildings and the brief.
Analysing the facts from the knowledge gained directly influences the design and allows options development.
The final form is a response to the knowledge gained and the research conducted. The project’s complexity and challenges are seen as a positive creative force to create something unique for the site.