Across a broad range of commercial and industrial architectural projects Smart Alliances create functional yet tailored design solutions to fulfill client’s aesthetic, functionality, cost, quality and innovation briefs. Their depth of experience combined with the practical hands-on-construction experience of many of the team ensure economic and practical solutions with no ugly surprises, no arguments between architects and engineers when things don’t work together the way they should, no conflict with the Council because something hasn’t been taken into account.

Commercial Architecture

Whatever your business, Smart Alliances work with you to ensure that the architectural design is properly tailored to align with your working environment, your business goals and your drivers. Nowhere is functionality more important than in commercial and industrial architectural design and that is at the forefront of the Smart Alliance design ethos. Buildings are designed for maximum flexibility and are future proofed to optimise lifecycle cost. The Smart Alliances concept to completion model combined with the total integration of resource planning, engineering and project management means completion and commissioning on time – on budget.

Education Architecture

Educational architecture requires a critical balance between design, budget and function. The Smart Alliances team has considerable experience meeting this complex brief. With award winning projects such as the Marlborough Girls’ College laboratories in their portfolio, the architectural team knows exactly what it takes to blend great form and function in an educational setting.

Smart Alliances inter-disciplinary expertise ensures that architectural design is strengthened through co-ordinated engineering and planning providing cost effective, lasting solutions for education clients.

Hospitality Architecture

The aim of good hospitality architecture is to heighten the guest’s experience while providing a safe and highly functional workplace for staff. Style is a big part of the guests’ experience and lasting impressions. Hospitality design is much more than functionality and bricks and mortar. It has to evoke particular feelings and experiences for the guests according to the business’s plans and drivers. Nowhere is it more important to understand exactly what clients are aiming to achieve so that the architecture aligns with branding and other predetermined considerations. The Smart Alliances team – architecture, engineering and planning coordinate the art and the science to provide imaginative yet practical designs and solutions, each with an individual design aesthetic.

Special Architectural projects

From time to time Smart Alliances are asked to tackle unusual or especially demanding projects. A great example is the design of airport control towers. While these might seem straightforward they are very highly specified and have a very restricted envelope to work within presenting unique design challenges.