5 common home extension mistakes to avoid

Making the decision to renovate or extend your home is incredibly exciting. In most cases the results are well worth the investment, but it can be a complex process, especially for those embarking on this journey for the first time. Here we list some of the common home extension mistakes that homeowners make, along with our advice on how to avoid them!
Extension to 1960s detached house

Types of home extension - an Architect’s Guide

Extending your property can unlock the potential in your home, enabling you to create a space that works for you and your family. It also has the potential to add value to your property should you ever come to sell it. But with housing prices remaining so high, more and more homeowners are looking at ways to extend or reconfigure their homes to get the extra space they need - don’t move, improve!
Listed building renovation

Can you renovate a Grade II Listed House?

Listed buildings offer homeowners a wonderful opportunity to purchase their very own piece of history. For those who love the charm and character that comes with an older property, it’s an attractive proposition. Listed buildings often include period features, traditional craftsmanship, and plenty of curb appeal.But before purchasing a listed building it’s important to understand that it comes with a number of responsibilities and some restrictions.
Class Q Barn Conversion

Class Q Barn Conversions Explained

Taking on a Class Q project presents an incredibly exciting opportunity, and with the right design it is possible to achieve some truly stunning results. However, there are a few points to consider before getting stuck in - the main one being that this policy really does focus on converting what’s already there, not replacing or extending a building.

2023 Top Trends in Commercial Architecture

Over the last two to three years, we’ve witnessed so much change in business - and at such an accelerated rate. Our commercial architecture work has always included office refurbs and extensions, restaurant roll outs for large brands, and fairly niche projects
Family kitchen

5 Top design tips to plan the perfect family kitchen

If you’re looking at ways to unlock the potential in your home, there’s no better place to start than the family kitchen because the demand for an open plan kitchen diner isn’t going anywhere.

Do I need an architect for an extension?

If you are about to embark on a home renovation or house design project, this is one of the first (of many!) decisions that you’ll need to make. In this post we’ll explain a little bit more about what an architect actually does so you can start to understand if you’ll need one to help with your home renovation plans.

Home Renovation trends for 2023

Welcome to 2023! The new year often forces us to look at our priorities for the year, and for many it will be to crack on with that renovation or home extension project. So what are the home renovation trends likely to be for 2023?