ARB and RIBA
Chris Cook, one of the Directors, is an Architect on the Architect’s Registration Board Register of Architects (ARB) and a Chartered Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
The Royal Institute of British Architects champions better buildings, communities and the environment through architecture and their members. They provide the standards, training, support and recognition that puts its members at the peak of their profession.
The ARB is the UK’s statutory regulator of architects. Every architect on the register has met the standards that ARB set for education, training and practice.
RIBA Chartered Practice
Axis Architecture is a RIBA Chartered Practice and therefore adheres to strict quality standards set by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
Chartered Practices are the only architectural practices endorsed and promoted by the RIBA. As a result of being a RIBA Chartered Practice, Axis Architecture operates a comprehensive set of policies to ensure the delivery of a high level of service. These include a Quality Management System, Environmental Policy, Health and Safety Policy and a commitment to Continued Professional Development (CPD). Axis also carries appropriate Professional Indemnity Insurance for all the work carried out in the Practice.
RIBA Conservation Register
Chris Cook is a Conservation Registrant on the RIBA Conservation Register. The register is only open to Architects that have suitable experience and qualifications to work reliably on historic buildings. Chris Cook has extensive experience dealing with historic structures, being Church Architect for several Dioceses carrying out quinquennial inspections and designing alterations and extensions to many local listed buildings. As an accredited member of the RIBA Conservation Register clients can be assured that Chris has the necessary skills and knowledge to oversee works to historic buildings.
Rob Winzar, one of the Directors, is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (MCIAT).
The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) is the lead qualifying body for Architectural Technology and represents those practising and studying within the discipline. CIAT qualifies Chartered Architectural Technologists, MCIAT, and professionally qualified Architectural Technicians, TCIAT.
Paul Anderson, one of the Directors, is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Building (ACIOB).
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is the world’s largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. They have a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society. They have been established since 1834.