A feasibility study is a necessary way of assessing the viability of a project. It investigates and evaluates the potential of a site or building, sets out its overall condition and significance and underlines constraints and opportunities. In doing so, the study allows the client to determine the feasibility of their ideas, create the desired results and realise how best to proceed.

Shirin Alavi Architects tailor a study to meet the client’s needs. Common elements to a study are: a general proposal and brief; a strategic survey of the site; a study of the local, regional and national planning policy; the schematic design assessed against physical site conditions; developed and preferred options examined against associated risks and time constraints; a proposal outlining the key points for consideration; a programme of work.