Best architects for affordable extensions in London and South East

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We’ve rounded up some of the best architects for affordable house extensions in the UK.           Will – Residential architect in Brighton (click on his name above to view his full profile and shortlist his practice for your project) My name is Will, I am an architect and designer, as well as… Read more »

What is GPDO?

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GPDO stands for General Permitted Development Order. Permitted development gives permission to undertake certain alterations, extensions or additions to your home without requiring Planning Permission.   Design above by Will, architect from Brighton and Hove, South East. Click here to see more and shortlist them for your home project. When permitted development doesn’t apply There… Read more »

Residential architects in Bristol and Bath

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If you’re planning a house extension, renovation or new self-build, finding the right architect can be the critical first step. We’ve compiled some of the best residential architects in Bristol and Bath to give you a starting point, and hopefully provide a little inspiration too. The Bristol and Bath area is brimming with talented architects and designers, so we… Read more »

10 of the best architects for small / home projects

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We’ve rounded up some of the best architects and small architecture practices across the UK, all specialising in residential projects.           1. Will – Residential architect in Brighton (click on his name above to view his full profile and shortlist his practice for your project) My name is Will, I am an… Read more »

Can I apply for planning permission before I buy a property?

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Can I apply for planning permission before we purchase a house? In short, yes. You do not need to be the owner of a property to apply for planning permission. However, you will need to inform the owner of the property/land prior to submitting the application.   Image above by Nick, architect from London. See… Read more »

Residential architects in Birmingham and West Midlands

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Home renovation and extension architects in Birmingham and West Midlands If you’re planning a house extension, renovation or new self-build, finding the right architect can be the critical first step. We’ve compiled some of the best residential architects in Birmingham and the West Midlands to give you a starting point, and hopefully provide a little inspiration too. The West… Read more »

A simple guide to making a planning appeal

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Extension design above by Fiona, architectural designer from Hackney, London. See more and shortlist them for your home project here.   What to do if your planning permission is refused? If you do not agree with the decision of your householder planning application, you can submit a planning appeal. Householder applications are for home developments… Read more »

What if I don’t like my architect’s design?

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Architects are trained professionals who specialise in designing functional, beautiful, and safe buildings that meet their clients’ needs. However, even the most talented and experienced architect may not always get it right first time. So, what happens if you don’t like your architect’s design?    This stunning extension pictured above is by Stephen, architect in… Read more »

The importance of reviewing an architect’s portfolio before hiring them

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Hiring an architect is one of the most critical decisions you’ll make during your project. The architect you choose will be responsible for designing and managing the construction of your building or space, ensuring that your vision becomes a reality. Design for Me is an excellent starting point for finding the right architect. One of… Read more »

20 of the best architects for house extensions in the UK

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We’ve rounded up some of the best architects for house extensions in the UK.   1. Simon – Extension architect in London (click on their name above to view their full profile and shortlist them for your project) ‘We are a small design led practice specialising in residential work. We won the Best Extension at… Read more »