Here at Jigsaw, our skills are being harnessed earlier and earlier in the residential development process. Even before the submission of planning applications, we are reviewing the internal layouts and looking at the subdivision of units. Liaising with the fire strategist and building control officer, we make sure they fully comply to modern requirements.
As Director at Jigsaw, I have experienced every part of the design process, and I believe the layouts are the most effective way to add value. ‘If you give us enough time, good design doesn’t have to cost any extra’. Whether it is an additional en-suite, utility, dressing room, or simply making sure the kitchen is proportionate with the plot size, here are some keys point we focus on.
Optimising the yield on the square footage of a property is something we always keep an eye on. We take on-board the estate agents’ comments to make sure we deliver a saleable product and respond to the demands of the local market.
We don’t work alone whilst optimising layouts. To ensure the plans are buildable we don’t leave anything to chance:
I have listed some of my favourite, but not so obvious, areas to consider when optimising layouts that I like to stand by:
If you have some initial layouts for a project, why not let us take a look. We can start with a sketch scheme and you can see how we could add value.
For more information, please contact the team.
Melissa Horne, Managing Director