What it means to be a RIBA Chartered Architect Practice.

The Royal Institute of British Architects

Being a RIBA Chartered Practice signifies a high level of professionalism and expertise in the field of architecture. RIBA, which stands for the Royal Institute of British Architects, is a professional body that sets standards for architectural practice in the UK.

Each registered architect practice must comply with RIBA’s strict criteria and operating policies, including employment, health and safety and quality management. 

Hiring a RIBA Chartered Architect ensures that you are working with qualified professionals who can provide expert guidance throughout your architectural project. 

By showing our commitment to the highest professional and ethical standards in design, construction, and sustainability in architecture, DSA is devoted to your project’s success.

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DSA: Leading RIBA Chartered Architect in Leicester and the East Midlands

For architects based in Leicester or Leicestershire, being a RIBA Chartered Architect means that we have met rigorous criteria set by RIBA to ensure our competence and ethical conduct in the local area. These criteria include completing relevant education, gaining practical experience, and passing examinations.

From initial concept development to final construction, we bring our knowledge and skills to create innovative and functional spaces that meet your needs while adhering to local building regulations and planning policies specific to the UK.

The 8 RIBA Stages

The RIBA Plan of Work 2020 is a reputable reference point for architects. Comprising of 8 stages, the plan enables architectural firms to manage each project from start to finish, in line with local regulations and requirements.

At DSA, we use this structure within every project to ensure each stage is resourced correctly and all outputs are managed and completed to a high standard.

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RIBA Chartered Since 2013

We are delighted to have been a RIBA Chartered Practice for over 10 years! Our team comprises experienced architects, technologists, and designers who have worked on a wide range of projects in both the private and public sectors. Our extensive portfolio of commercial and residential architecture means that our RIBA status supports our innovative practice, assuring you that our approach and project outcomes are in line with the highest professional standards.

Based in the heart of the East Midlands in the centre of Leicester City, our friendly expert team takes a commercially-minded and design-led approach and are on hand to support you with architectural services throughout Leicestershire and across the Midlands and the UK.

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