stages

College construction projects follow the RIBA Plan of Work 2013

There are eight stages through which an Imperial College London capital construction project progresses. Each stage provides information on Imperial specific processes. These stages follow the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Plan of Work 2013.

RIBA Stages 0-7

Stage 1 - Preparation and brief

Develop project objectives; including quality, project outcomes, sustainability aspirations, project budget, other parameters or constraints and develop initial project brief.

Undertake feasibility studies and review site information.

Identify clients business case and brief, and other core project requirements.

Project Management
Evaluation and Approval
Design Management
Cost Management
Procurement Management
Health and Safety

Stage 2 - Concept design

Prepare concept design, including outline proposals for structural design, building services, outline specifications and preliminary cost information along with relevant project strategies in accordance with design programme.

Agree alterations to brief and issue fInal project brief.

Identify clients business case and brief, and other core project requirements.

Project Management
Evaluation and Approval
Design Management
Cost Management
Procurement Management
Health and Safety

Stage 3 - Developed design

Prepare developed design including coordinated and updated proposals for structural, building services, outline specifications, cost information and project strategies in accordance with the design programme.

Identify clients business case and brief and other core project requirements.

Project Management
Evaluation and Approval
Design Management
Cost Management
Procurement Management
Health and Safety

Stage 4 - Technical design

Prepare technical design in accordance with the design responsibility matrix and project strategies to include architectural, structural, building services information, specialist subcontractor design and specifications in accordance with the design programme.

Identify clients business case and brief and other core project requirements.

Project Management
Evaluation and Approval
Design Management
Cost Management
Procurement Management
Health and Safety

Stage 7 - In use

Undertake 'in use' services and conclude activities within the handover strategy, including post occupancy evaluation, review of project performance and project outcomes.

Project Management
Evaluation and Approval
Design Management
Cost Management