From start to finish, Visagie Projects Consulting has the expertise and experience to offer clients a comprehensive suite of services
With extensive experience acquired in the fields of architecture, interior design, construction and project administration, Visagie Projects Consulting (VPC) has garnered diverse project exposure, including private residences, corporate developments, mixed-use commercial projects as well as major refurbishment and redevelopment of existing properties.
The VPC team has an excellent understanding of the requirements and procedures followed by various local authorities. Among them are Tshwane Metropolitan Council (which includes Centurion Council), Kungwini Municipality (Bronkhorstspruit), Madibeng Municipality (Brits), Ekurhuleni Municipality and Johannesburg City Council.
Over the past 14 years it has been involved in every aspect of a project, including conceptualisation, design development, production of technical documentation and details of designs for construction, as well as day-to-day involvement on-site.
VPC’s vast exposure to project planning, contract administration, construction supervision and quality control in the role of a principal agent on the majority of the projects in its resumé, has led to duties that include chairing meetings; co-ordinating with various consultants in the finalisation of the specifications and the bill of quantities; value engineering; and co-ordinating detailed services (electrical, mechanical, fire, acoustic, wet services, and so on).
Integrated and Quality-orientated Services The VPC team offers an integrated and 100% turnkey solution to all architectural and design requirements. Its involvement as early as opportunity identification through to final completion of the project is beneficial to the client.
By assisting and guiding the client, VPC will simplify any project, particularly for individuals and entities unfamiliar with the construction industry, projects, local authorities’ requirements and building regulations.
Suite of services The VPC team offers the following design-related services in myriad combinations as required by each specific client.
Formulating and clarifying the client brief
Conceptual design (sketch plans)
Presentation of the ‘look and feel’
Space planning and furniture layout
3D visualisation (static renders)
3D visualisation (fly-through animation of the design)
Finishes and fittings specifications.
Together with the client, VPC will gather and complete all the documentation and forms required for local authority submissions, including:
Site development plans
Amended building plans
Internal layouts/tenant installations.
All submissions are tracked and fast-tracked as far as possible.
Co-ordinating consultants and contractors VPC has a tried and trusted team of professional consultants that it can recommend with great confidence, for projects of any size and nature. Any services co-ordination required will be conducted by VPC to guarantee no delays during construction. Consultants include:
Wet services engineer
VPC is always excited to get a project to construction and will assist in any way to ensure a successful project:
Preparation of construction documentation
Detailing (including shopfitting details)
Services co-ordination (electrical, mechanical, wet services, fire services)
Preparation of documentation for tender/costing purposes
Contractor and subcontractor appointments
Co-ordination between landlord, landlord’s architect and tenants
Site supervision and quality control
Monitoring of programmes
Completion and handover to client (manuals and guarantees).
The advantage of VPC’s well-established network of contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers is directly transferred to the client, who will receive the best possible rates at all times.
VPC has a certified team of applicators of various specialised finishes and applications, for instance, polished concrete floors, self-levelling screeds, waterproofing, painting, to name only a few. The client will benefit from a direct, professional and highly skilled team of labourers.
Fire Clearance and Occupation Certificates If approved building plans are available, VPC can assist the client in arranging all the necessary inspections for certificates of completion and compliance, as listed by local authorities, before the inspections for fire clearance and the occupation certificate are arranged. If there are no approved building plans/internal layout, VPC can assist with the submission and approval of as-built plans/tenant installation.
VPC will compile a file comprising all the certificates and documents required to arrange a fire inspection for a fire clearance certificate, as well as an inspection by the building inspector, in order to obtain an occupation certificate.