FPPV Architecture comprises a team of skilled and capable staff. Collaborative design approaches are encouraged to ensure that staff have ongoing opportunities for professional growth and development. As a consequence, 65% of staff have been with the company for more than five years, demonstrating the value placed on people as well as company outcomes.
When it comes to design ethic, FPPV believes in evidenced best practice. FPPV staff are active in a number of peak body organisations to ensure a grounding in current design standards. Further to this, Paul Viney, founding director, in collaboration with Guide Dogs Victoria and Ian Potter Foundation, completed an international study tour to review international best practice in design for vision impairment. FPPV Architecture strongly believe that design should reflect contemporary practices and that innovation should build on proven design solutions.
Its all about Design
At its heart, design must meet the functional requirements of the users, and it should look good doing it. By approaching all projects as a team effort and working iteratively in collaboration with the client, FPPV successfully balances the varied needs of function, budget, program, sustainability, durability and aesthetic. FPPV provide high quality architectural, planning and design services. With a range of experience and backgrounds, in general architecture and interior design, FPPV can offer practicality with enthusiasm and adaptability with professionalism.
FPPV Architecture was formed in 1988 and has been practicing for over 30 years. We have extensive experience in the delivery of strategic, architectural and interior design projects and our staff are experience with the design and documentation of Police facilities.
FPPV maintains a core of experienced staff and professionals. To this, we introduce enthusiastic quality graduates and new professional associations. We offer energy, maturity and objectivity in a creative, close working relationship.
FPPV has a proven record in the delivery of government, commercial and private projects. Our ongoing work with repeat clients is a testament to our success. The delivery of effective and innovative facilities is a key area of strength and we strive to deliver results that provide significant improvements in amenity and functionality. Our work achieves a high standard of creativity and innovation.
Our design approach is inclusive. We will seek, and listen to, the input of all stakeholders. We know that collaboration achieves the best outcomes, so we work with the client, stakeholders and user groups throughout the design process. This approach facilitates the management of expectations while providing a genuine opportunity to contribute to the design.
FPPV commits to progressing knowledge of the technical aspects of the architectural profession and we use advances in materials and techniques to the benefit of our clients.
FPPV is a Quality Assured company. Conservative management practices have placed us in a strong financial position, assuring clients of a high-quality professional service.
As a design team, FPPV are committed to achieving client and project objectives. To this, we offer experience and enthusiasm. Working collectively, we endeavour to guide each project to achievethe best outcomes.
FPPV Architecture comprises a team of skilled and capable staff. Encouraging a culture of collaboration and discussion, all members of staff sit within an open office and share facilities. Asking question and collaborative design approaches are encouraged to ensure that staff have ongoing opportunities for professional growth and development. As a consequence, 65% of staff have been with the company for more than five years, demonstrating the value placed on people as well as company outcomes. This value is further evidenced by more than 85% of clients choosing to return to FPPV over and again.
When it comes to design ethic, FPPV strongly believes in evidenced best practice. Paul Viney, founding director, has recently completed two study tours. The first, in collaboration with Guide Dogs Victoria and Ian Potter Foundation, reviewed international best practice in design for vision impairment. The second, undertaken with UCI Projects, took place in Japan and South-East Asia, and covered the current approaches to office design - the focus now moving away from open plan and toward activity-based design.
Philosophically, FPPV believe that design must meet the functional requirements of the users, and it should look good doing it. By approaching all design projects as a team effort and working iteratively in collaboration with the client, FPPV successfully balances the varied needs of function, budget, program, sustainability, durability and aesthetic.
QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
FPPV is a Quality Assured company and has established written procedures to ensure that all projects are undertaken in methodical manner to minimize the risk of error during all phases of project delivery. Our quality management system has external certification against ISO 9001:2015. Obtaining and maintaining certification against this standard requires a commitment to continual improvement and the system is subject to periodic external audits.
FPPV operational policy is to apply current AS/NZ standards pertinent to project output. With particular reference to Risk Management our project managers refer to AS/NZS 4360:2004, which specifies clear procedures related to:
• Risk management requirements
• Risk management overview
• Risk management process
During the delivery of projects FPPV will review matters relating to project risk and adopt strategies to mitigate potential risks which may affect time, cost or quality.
FPPV have been in business since 1988 and applied conservative management practices that have kept the practice in a solid financial position. The company operates on an equity basis which has enabled FPPV to operate without an overdraft since its inception.
FPPV maintains full insurances and certificates of currency are available on request.
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