I'm the architect and i work alongside a team which takes the requiremnts you propose and make it into a reality, from a basuic sketch to a technical drawing used amongst other designers within the project.
I'm the client i want to have a building at Kirkstall Forge which is suitable for student accomidation, it neds to house 200 to 300 students and fit in the site which is proposed.
I'm the structural engineer and i obtain a breif from the Architect, i produce designs for the structural elements of the builing alongside the production infomation (then need to gain authorisation from building control) I also undergo site inspections to gain technical understandings or the ground condictions alog site the surveyor who at Kirkstallforge speciifically would check the groumnd for harmful chemicals from the previous uses of the site (Bioremidiation)
I'm the QS and my job is to work out the cost implications relating to the project, this incorperates the materials used, the labour innvolved, the eqipment etc. I work closely with the Client and the Architect, through this we undergo value engineering and tenders to obtain the best contractors and duty holders in terms of preice and efficiency.