The practice is committed to design excellence, producing thoughtful and sensitive solutions within commercial constraints.
The work seeks a future in the extension and transformation of the modern tradition wherein recurring themes of space, composition of form, proportion, light and materiality are explored within a strong framework which is concerned with context and the making of functional buildings.
The particular qualities of the practice may be summarised thus:
+ The ability to establish close and pro-active working relationships with clients, consultants and contractors
+ A flexible structure and ability to deliver to tight deadlines
+ A clear understanding as to the nature and means of consultations during brief assimilation and early stages of the design process
+ The ability to generate clear and imaginative solutions within determined commercial constraints
+ Stephen Hodder is actively involved in each project ensuring an essential direct line of communication between practice and clients and a clear direction. Flexible teams are led by project associates who are responsible for the delivery of each project. Involvement at the highest level is guaranteed from inception to completion
+ The synthesis of meticulous and rigorous detail both in performance and at an aesthetic level
+ A comprehensive knowledge of working methods and contract
+ Full awareness of responsibilities as team leader