Derrick Pover is a founding partner of London based Design agency O1 Creative. As well as completing the Skygarden restaurants in the iconic ‘Walkie Talkie Building’ O1 creative are currently working on restaurant projects at the new Opera House in Dubai, Centrepoint London, Berkeley street London and new international restaurant concept for Samba Brands.
HIGHER, FASTER, CHEAPER... HOW A SMART BUILD STRATEGY DELIVERED SPECTACULAR RESULTS AT THE SKYGARDEN
O1 Creative adopted an unusual design and project management strategy to ensure that completion of the Skygarden Restaurants were achieved on time and under budget despite base build works running months late. Derrick Pover describes how a close collaboration between the design, fit-out and developers team from a very early stage, together with an unusual procurement strategy made the whole process easy.