The design team is responsible for the design of the building and for producing the information required to manufacture and construct it.

Key people at this stage can include:

  • Architects, interior designers and landscape architects who design the building and its surroundings
  • Architectural technologists who bring the design to life using technology and identify any potential design and materials problems before and during construction.
  • Quantity surveyors who use drawings and specifications to calculate the quantities of materials and workforce costs of the build.
  • Building services engineers who design essentials systems such as air filtration and heating.

Key roles of the Design stage

Some of the key roles relevant to the Design stage are highlighted below. Click on the links to learn more about each of these exciting careers and see which UCEM programmes might be suitable for you.

Built Environment Careers