the big idea

ABOUT US

DEFINE  -  DESIGN  -  DELIVER

the big idea

ABOUT US

DEFINE  -  DESIGN  -  DELIVER

the big idea

ABOUT US

DEFINE  -  DESIGN  -  DELIVER

the big idea

ABOUT US

the big idea

ABOUT US

DEFINE  -  DESIGN  -  DELIVER

SHIFT URBAN is a vertically integrated company that offers turnkey projects with a streamline approach to corporate design and project management. We believe in the power of environments and the effect it has on its inhabitants. Through the many facets of design (branding, web, interior, etc.), we can enhance our surroundings to not only better our view, but also “SHIFT” personal perceptions. It was founded that design has the power to transform lives – for our clients, our cultures, and our communities.

 

We aim to transform every environment we encounter for the better, leaving every viewer entering that environment, forever changed.

 

Our rainbow nation of culture and BEE 4 Status provides the perfect pallet to ignite our creative thought process in project problem solving. Whatever the project is brand development, website design or on a corporate interior, culture is, or back-drop and end-user experience our bottom line.

 

By taking a step back we see a holistic view of our client’s vision, needs, and context. We bring our creativity and innovation, and then the result addresses the complex problems. We transform our client’s businesses and missions, helping to make them leaders in their fields. Since environments are made up of brands and spaces, these are our main areas of specialty

DEFINE  -  DESIGN  -  DELIVER

DEFINE

DESIGN

DELIVER

SPACE CREATION

STRATEGY

SPATIAL DESIGN

CLIENT HANDOVER

NEED 

ANALYSIS

CONCEPTUAL

DESIGN

DESIGN &

PROCUREMENT

IMPLEMENTATION

& DELIVERY

HANDOVER &

CLOSEOUT

-  Needs assessment

-  Infrastructure auditing

-  Client work culture analysis

-  Space Planning & Conceptual          design

-  Interior Design & Architecture

-  Furniture Design &                           Procurement

- Fit-out

- Project Management 

-  Cost management &                      Reporting

-  Occupation Certification

- Closeout Documentation

- Client Handover

WEEK 1

WEEK 1

WEEK 1-3

WEEK 4-7

WEEK 8

DEFINE

STRATEGISE AND PLAN

-  Shift Urban will request an introduction meeting with the client to fully grasp the scope of the client’s expectations and a full understanding of the project.

- The client is to produce Shift Urban with a company organogram as well as departmental adjacencies and company information relating to business units and relevant office equipment in the building.

-  A detailed questionnaire has been designed to fully understand the client’s requirements with regards to different departments, growth expectations, nature of office and all facilities and equipment utilized in the working environment along with the culture of the company.

-  Full survey of existing/proposed buildings to be carried out as well as existing equipment and furniture.

PHASE 1

PHASE 2

Corporate Identity

- In the event where it is required there will be three logo designs presented to the client.

- Thereafter the CI design process will commence in Phase 3 of the project.

 

Spatial planning and conceptual design proposal

-  Space planning indicating, all functional and operational areas required.

-  The above conceptual design will be based on the expected user experience integrated into the overall design experience and will be illustrated by means of a floor plan layout and three 3D artist impressions incorporated into a mood board depicting the overall concept of the project.

DESIGN

WORKSPACE DESIGN

DEFINE 

PHASE 3

Corporate identity

  1.  The design/redesign of company logo.

  2. Design layout of letterheads

  3. Email signature

  4. Business cards

  5. Websites

 

Architecture and interior design, furniture design and procurement

  1.  Floor layout:  Depicting special design along with all floor finished and arrangement of furniture.

  2. Ceiling layout:  Depicting all flush/bulkhead ceilings along with lighting layout specifying all the light points.

  3. Electrical articulation layout:  Indicating all electrical points along with data and voice connections for all stations, also indicating all equipment positioning.

  4. Feature wall planning:  Where feature walls are applicable all wall finishes are to be specified.

  5. Shop fit/Carpentry layout: Detailed designs of all shop fitted items including furniture detailed specifications and designs.

  6. Shop front/ window layouts:  This includes the design of all sandblasted/vinyl decals that may be needed for internal and external windows along with other window treatments that might be required.

  7. Ironmongery and door specification:  This include all signage and specifications to doors in all areas.

Signage:  The design and placement of all signage required throughout building as well as corporate branding on external of building.

PHASE 4

Project and construction management, cost/time management

  1.  All project related matters will be managed by Shift Urban

  2. Meetings with all relevant professionals will be managed throughout the project and minutes thereof will be distributed within seven days there after

  3. All material entering the building to be tracked and documented in comparison to BOQ

  4. All approvals applicable to project will be obtained and form part of the handover documentation

  5. All procurement to be done through Shift Urban to ensure quality and cost control

DELIVER

CONSTRUCTION DESIGN

PHASE 5

Closeout documentation and handover

  1.  Date of handover will be stipulated as per original agreement unless in the event where the project duration was extended by the client, or unforeseen events outside SHIFT URBAN’s control. These delays are to be communicated and documented throughout the project phase.

  2. Handover documentation will be presented to client including all aspects of the project.

  1. Closing out document indicating snagging period and terms.

  2. All warranties and user manuals.

  3. Set of drawings and approvals where applicable.

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when the options are nearly infinite’ 
 Micheal Beirut