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January, 2021

Collaboration begins with a conversation

We’re in the midst of another national lockdown and here at Ashleigh Clarke Architects we’re choosing to use this time to really focus on our many projects and to make the most of the time we currently have with our […]

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January, 2021

Happy New Year!

It’s a new year and with it comes a vaccination programme bringing fresh hope for a better future and the year ahead. In spite of the current restrictions we are all facing, we wish all of our wonderful clients, friends […]

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December, 2020

The biggest Architectural Trends of 2020

In our last blog post of 2020 we wanted to take a look back and reflect upon some of the biggest architectural trends of the year. Unsurprisingly, in a year when we were driven indoors due to a worldwide pandemic […]

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November, 2020

Indoor Outdoor Living

Never before has the relationship between indoor and outdoor living in architecture been so important. As a worldwide pandemic drove us all indoors our access to outside space has become increasingly important for our mental health and wellbeing. Architecture, when […]

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September, 2020

20 things you can do without planning permission

Do I need planning permission for this? That is a question on the lips of many home improvers. We have listed 20 projects you can take on without needing approval from your local planning authority. Does your planned home project […]

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September, 2020

What to Consider When Choosing a Window

Windows are elements of vital importance for almost any project. They facilitate visual communication between the outside world and an internal space while filtering light, insulating from cold and hot, blocking surface water and even ensuring protection from intruders. Any […]

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September, 2020

The Evolution of Visual Representation in Architecture

The History Behind Visual Representation  Visual representation ultimately serves to bring an idea out into the open and to allow others to experience it. For many centuries now, architects have used and invented a variety of techniques to illustrate their […]

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September, 2020

Mirrors in Architecture: The possibilities of reflective space

Tips for designing with mirrors A mirror can bring many functional purposes in an architectural setting, depending on the size, shape and placement. Architects will need to consider the specifics of their own project as the foremost design motivator. An […]

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September, 2020

Tips on how to optimise small spaces in Architecture

Smaller and compact apartments are being built more each day, architects and interior designers are challenged to create multifunctional solutions and systems capable of optimising smaller spaces in a way that every inch makes a difference. Professionals need to focus […]

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September, 2020

How can architecture combat flooding?

Architect and flooding Unfortunately flooding is a significant problem for buildings all around the world, and it is sad to say that many architectural treasures are included in this. However, while architecture cannot solve or even fully protect from the […]

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