Warwick Mihaly, ArchiTeam chair and principal of Mihaly Slocombe Architects. At Deco House in Kew, designed by Mihaly Slocombe and constructed by Basis Builders. Photo: Greg Briggs This is an article from Australia but applies here to, and anywhere else on the planet as the qualifications necessary to be...

Warwick Mihaly, ArchiTeam chair and principal of Mihaly Slocombe Architects. At Deco House in Kew, designed by Mihaly Slocombe and constructed by Basis Builders. Photo: Greg Briggs This article is from Australia but applies equally around the world where the job title is restricted to those with the...

An often asked question that is very easy to answer. We are the only profession qualified in the truly architectural design of buildings. There are, of course, other chartered professions involved in the design of buildings: structural engineers (IStructE), building services engineers (CIBSE), building surveyors...

An architect can add a significant amount of value to a project, potentially much more than the fee that they charge. This might be reflected in the increased value of the property, or simply in the value placed in a client’s enjoyment of the design. It...

Ideally we start on a project helping you, the client, at the business case stage. We can assist you in determining whether you need an internal re-organisation, an extension (in any direction), or a new building on the same or another site. If another site...

It is very important to understand the difference between an architect and other building designers. Anyone can design a building, there are no restrictions in the UK (unlike most other parts of the developed World) no qualifications are required. BUT the long training that an...

There has been much talk and media concern about the number of jobs that will be lost in the coming years through the AI revolution. The good news is that architects are way down the list at only a 2% likelihoodHowever, technical staff are not...

Open Plan? Cellular? Flexible? Tied to a computer or phone? Always in meetings? Have laptop will travel? There are lots of different types of office space required for a modern business.Tied to a production line or workstation? Everything automated and robotised? Sat on checkout for hours? Sat...

Property if left devoid of investment becomes unsuitable for continued use and derelict. That applies to building plots and land as well as buildings. Investment in refurbishment and new building projects can lower running costs and improve living and working environments.Many office workplaces are based in...