Anyone who really is an architect will have to be registered with the above, http://www.arb.org.ukMost of us are chartered members of the RIBA, the only professional chartered body of the profession.We are, 'on top of that' an RIBA Chartered Practice which means even more independent protection...

If you’re looking for an architect’s services for an extension, new building or renovation project you have definitely come to the right website. As a chartered architect myself, I created KR.eativ: Architects Ltd to help businesses and homeowners solve their property problems architecturally. Whether the...

Did you know your local Council is required to keep a register of people who are keen to self-build in their area? Even Kettering Borough Council also has a register of potential plots, they just don't publicise it much.The purpose of this register is to...

To answer the first part of the question is easy: Architects (registered and chartered as such in the UK) are the only building design professionals qualified as such and allowed to use the job title other than golf course architects, landscape architects or naval architects under...

That's an easy one. I was always drawing maps and houses as a small child apparently and aged about 8 or 9 we were on holiday in North Wales and 'pester power' got a visit to Portmeirion. The hotel and resort village was designed by...

The following text, very slightly edited, if from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada:“A person or entity registered to use the title "architect" and to practice architecture in the U.K..The most basic definition of an architect is a professional who is qualified to design and...

Architects give great advice ALL THE TIME that if acted on can will put significant money into your pockets. I've been in practice for over 30 years and KNOW my value.So, why should architects make other people rich without getting paid well for it? I...

One of the advantages of using the latest software is that as KR.eativ: Architects I am more productive that I was when working on a drawing board or using 2D CAD on computer. I can also handle larger projects, up to £25 million, without needing...

I have been fascinated by the writings of the Roman Vitruvius (well the translations) for 40 years and they appear to be becoming more and more relevant: In lay terms he is saying that an architect must be a thinker and a doer, the thinking informs...

Following on from the first instalment of my comments on Vitruvius, the following demonstrates just one aspect of the importance of learning. At school over 40 years ago the beginnings of computing were interesting us as sixth formers and Maths lessons included learning BASIC. Some...