The Practices diverse talent encompasses a broad approach to Architecture whilst not seeking to promote a house style. Nonetheless the PKS touch is inevitably apparent in most examples of the Practices work.
The process starts with extensive site research and investigation which generates an urban design context and guides development in the light of local and national planning policy. Constraints and opportunities are identified and investigated with reference to value and sustainability. The analytical process gives way to one of synthesis where potential solutions are created and tested.
Client objectives are maximised always while taking account of the interests of other parties affected by the project. Consultation is undertaken at appropriate stages to inform the development of the scheme.
Design options are evaluated, selected and optimized, resulting in a final scheme which is underpinned by the design development process and is consequently robust, carrying commercial and architectural conviction.