PRACTICE: how we do it
ROLES & MECHANISMS
Philip Kassanis Architect and Urban Designer is the trading name of Philip Kassanis Limited a company registered in England. No. 07514074. It operates as a general practice carrying out commissions and consultancy.
Typically every level of work is carried out by Philip Kassanis from high level problem solving and concept work through to technical drawing and visualisation. Fees are pitched at a rate commensurate with the level in question.
Larger projects are undertaken in collaboration with other professionals and/or outsourcing component parts to trusted colleagues.
QUALIFICATIONS & AFFILIATIONS
BA in architecture, Dip Arch, RIBA
ARB: registered to practice using the title “Architect”
MA (Urban Design), Academician at the Academy of Urbanism
Philip Kassanis brings a wealth of experience from many years in practice working in variety of sectors and across a broad range of scales.
QUALITY OF APPROACH
Whatever the sector and whatever the scale the same principles apply for creating good design solutions. He has a track record of creating design solutions that…
- meet the needs of clients
- are technically sound
- clearly communicated in drawings/ other documentation to gain approvals & then construct
A relationship of trust is at the heart of a good project. This involves listening to the client and leveraging the clients own expertise, providing professional and specialist guidance, presenting the choices that are available
There is a consistent approach to assignments ischaracterised by the following themes…
- smooth running process
- collaboration across boundaries
- team working
- fostering client trust
- mastering complexity
- problem solving & design
- explaining rationales
- communicating effectively
- recognising limitations