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What Do The GE Results Mean For UK Architecture?

Political uncertainty in the country and the architecture industry After assurances that there would not be an election until 2020, it certainly came as a shock to many when Theresa May announced that the election would be taking place in June. At the time, it appeared that the Conservatives were guaranteed a landslide majority, giving Mrs May a strong mandate to take the UK into Brexit negotiations. However, as polling day crept ever closer, the polls suggested Labour’s popularity was increasing at a staggering rate an ...

5 Ways to Create More Space Without Moving

  We’ve all been there, the home you love is starting to feel a tad on the small side; perhaps your family has grown or maybe you would like to have the space to work from home? Whatever the reasons, you may start thinking the only option is to search for somewhere bigger. But finding a larger house and moving can be an incredibly stressful undertaking (not to mention expensive!) so, before you pay a visit to your local estate agent, why not take a look at our top 5 tips to create more space without all the stress o ...

Case Study: Single Storey Extension

What do you need to do to transform your home? Space is the key, and getting more of it will provide the means to make your home different. Plus, the overall cost, when compared to moving, is generally going to be cheaper, especially if you’re looking at increasing the size of your property. The single storey extension is an ideal way to extend your property: generally, the designing and planning are straightforward, and in terms of adding value to a property, increased living space tends to work more in your favour tha ...

An End To End Architectural Service

So you’ve finally decided that you’ve outgrown the family home; maybe the kids are growing up fast and they need their own space, maybe you need to start planning for your parent’s old age and are considering a granny annex, or maybe you’ve recently set up on your own in the gig economy and need a peaceful place to work from home? But whatever the reason, sometimes the need for more space is simply not enough to justify selling your beloved family home, and that’s when an extension to your current house is the pe ...

Rear&Front Extension/Loft conversion in Fetcham, Surrey

Date:2017Borough: SurreyProject Type:Single storey exension, Loft conversion [supsystic-slider id=39 position="center"] Brief A humble abode turned into a prospective natural paradise. This bungalow, housed in Fetcham’s Mole Valley, is to have a creative renovation with a single storey front and rear extension, a front porch extension, a loft conversion with raised ridge and rear dormers and a beautiful internal reconfiguration to bring in light to the house’s design. At first this started as a rear extension ...

Double Storey Extension for Semi-Detached House

Double Storey Extension for a family house Extension Architecture were appointed to extend a client's family home in order to create more space and suit his busy family lifestyle. The property is a semi-detached house located in a residential area, the client wanted to create a large dining and kitchen area as well as improve the living space for his growing family. The proposed design idea was initially brought to us by the client due to a neighbour along the road extending their house by two storeys, which supported t ...

Side Extension & Loft Conversion

Property is a detached Victorian building located in an area with mixed residential and commercial developments. The first stage of the design was a feasibility study which explored the potential of the design and limitations imposed by planning policies introduced by the Borough Council. The research included analysis of precedents found in neighbourhood with a similar scope of work. The brief specified by the client included interior reconfiguration aimed to achieve modern special layout, an open space plan that acco ...