In an economic environment where young adults cannot afford housing  and when they can the 'homes' on offer are infeasibly small we need a rethink. There is now a very odd situation in that if you can afford to buy a home, that home is...

If your workplace or home is no longer working for you but you don't want to move: Don't just talk to a builder about an extension or a separate new building. They how to build but not what to build what would be best for...

The time has arrived for June's Newsletter: newsletter-1806-June My website now contains a number of free PDFs to assist you and/or your clients in an architectural project from explaining what an architect is and how we can work with you collaborating in achieving the best building design...

Reasons Why an Architect Should Design Your Home An architect is the only design professional, who through education at major universities at graduate and postgraduate levels, plus training, plus comprehensive registration examinations, decades of exhaustive experience, and ongoing continuing education, that has the training, abilities &...

It is time for a newsletter. The website is being added to and more ArchiBlogs added as well. newsletter-18May As a practice we are always on the look out for owners of land and buildings who would like to bring redundant buildings back into use to allow...

The death of Will Alsop is a sad loss of a great architect and the Architects' Journal's tribute (link below) is a good one. He was born in Northamptonshire and proposed, against the philistines of Northampton, a terrific scheme for the riverscape of the town...

We are celebrating 7 years as a limited company by launching a new service to any potential clients at the very early, information gathering stage. A free 20 minute telephone conversation to discuss the generalities of a project. Ask the Architect Once 'all your ducks are in...

Now that Landlords are required by law to ensure that their properties meet minimum energy standards now is the time to consider other aspects of older properties of any kind. Most owner-occupied residential and commercial properties could also benefit from better use of the spaces...

To quote from a recent article by the President of the RIBA "Architecture is the only independently regulated profession working in the built environment. At a time when society is looking for reassurance that its safety and wellbeing is in competent hands, we are keen...

It is perfectly possible now to build buildings that do not require you to pay heating or electricity bills, the savings more than paying for any additional cost. It is also possible to retrofit many existing, and even listed, buildings to achieve either zero or...