Residential Design: ASSIST Design Ltd offer a full range of Architectural Services. With almost 40 years’ experience in residential design on projects ranging from single dwelling conversions and extensions to neighbourhood regeneration of several hundred homes, we offer a full scope of feasibility, design, Planning, Warrant, production information and project management services. We enjoy the smaller projects for the opportunity to design to unique and specifically individual client requirements whilst embracing the major social benefits and opportunities that working on large scale developments can deliver.
We are Section 6 approved designers, able to provide SAP Calculations, EPCs and Sustainability Certificates, RIAS accredited sustainable architects and hold SMAS Worksafe Consultant accreditation.
Extra-Care Facilities: Aside from mainstream residential design, our expertise extends to cover specialist users, Extra-Care (as defined by HAPPI), Dementia and palliative care housing and we can offer a full scope of services from feasibility and assessment of existing facilities through to the delivery of new accommodation.
Conservation and Refurbishment: We are Conservation experts, having worked to halt the demolition of Glasgow tenements in the early 80s’, and have worked on numerous Listed and Historic buildings, both with a view to conserving as well as revitalising these buildings for current and future use. Equally, the challenge of converting and refurbishing post-war buildings is exciting and we frequently work with clients to bring these buildings up to date.
Non-Residential Design: Our services include retail and commercial design and space planning, office and workspace design and space planning, community buildings, church halls, nursery and creche facility design and project management.
Education and Research: We offer toolbox talks, workplace presentations and seminars on a number of current and historic topics relating to sustainable residential design and refurbishment. Topics include air quality, low-carbon housing, Housing for Varying Needs compliance, Section 6 Design and Compliance and Building preservation and conservation.