The journey from start to finish demanded a highly considered client-centric design, an expertise in planning, an understanding of the practical implications and the expertise of our Interiors Team. A personable and dedicated approach was taken by our team in order to design a scheme tailored to our client’s palette for contemporary design, their biggest hopes and their smallest desires. Under the ethos that no detail is too small, a deep comprehension of the users’ needs, safety and their natural manner of interaction with space informed the design process, consistently welcoming client input in the evolution of the design. An essential part of this was analyzing the way the client lived and the safety implications of designing with consideration for children.
Once satisfied with the proposal the project was submitted to the council for approval prior to implementation. Planning, in particular, is a strength of Extension Architecture. Councils and planning applications can be stressful to navigate but a passionate approach to each and every project and sense of ownership is possessed across the design team, who will liase with all necessary parties and remove the anxiety from the process, taking special consideration into means of ensuring the success of applications. This case was no different and we personally saw to the approval of the application with Croydon council, showing special consideration to the views of neighbours in her proposal of an innovated asymmetrical roofscape—supporting the application but also embodying the modern sensibilities of the client.