BUILD Q2 2019

83 Q2 2019 BUILD ounded in 1969, ARA Architecture is diverse in its work, as it works across a number of areas resi- dential, industrial and leisure such as Holiday Parks throughout the south of England). The team at ARA Architecture works on projects from inception, design feasibility, planning, building regulations, overseeing pro- jects on site to completion and handover of the project. Going into further detail, Malcolm begins by informing us of the secrets behind the firm’s remarkable success over the years. “The success of the firm I believe is the service that we offer to our clients, and this is shown on the number of referrals that we receive with clients either coming back to us or in them putting us forward to others. The practice has been running this year for 50 years, and therefore we have a good client base. “The practice is well known, and we are a team of friendly and professional individuals. Ultimately, we always ensure that we hit deadlines for our clients.” Working behind the scenes to ensure that deadlines are met, and goals are achieved is the dedicated, passionate team of talented individuals who form the backbone of ARA Architec- ture. When discussing the internal culture, Malcolm is delighted JAN19482 Delivering Distinctive Creative Designs ARA Architecture provides an innovative approach to architectural design, whilst maintaining a spirited and fun approach to business. Following their success in the Design & Build Awards, we profiled the firm and spoke to Malcolm Gigg who provided us with an insight into the innerworkings of the inventive company. F to highlight how the significant role the team play in the overall success of the award-winning firm. Moving forward, Malcolm signs off by highlighting the exciting plans which lie ahead for the firm, especially following their recent success in BUILD’s Design & Build Awards where they were selected as the Ones to Watch in the UK. “Here at ARA Architecture, our staff are the secret behind the firm’s success. Each member of the team works very well together and interact with the clients daily. The staff make the practice what it is today.” “Currently, our website is being updated as the two new members of the team are missing. Our new apprentice (Ben) and a new architect (Chris) who have both recently joined the practice. “Looking ahead to what the future has in store, we are going to be celebrating the 50 years of the practice later in the year, and simply keep operating as we are currently are.” Company: ARA Architecture Telephone: 01395 271619 Website: