Example Design Brief for an Outbuilding

To help you easily visualise what we require from you for your design brief and what we will then produce with this information, here is an example for an Outbuilding. Below is everything we received from the client together with the final architect drawings, which have now had planning permission approved.

Written Design Brief

Build log cabin in rear garden at the back of the garden. To be used as a beauty salon.

Proposed external dimensions: L:5m D:4m H:2.5m

Material: Timber with x2 UPVC windows 1 UPVC French doors on the front.

Flat Edm rubber roof. 


Site Photos


Rough sketch of what you envisage

Measurements for the proposed development


Proposed external dimensions: L:5m D:4m H:2.5m

Floor Plans


Using this information we produce a full set of architect drawings like this:

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