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April, 2021

In the spotlight: Our Lead Architect and MD, Ashleigh Clarke, talks about what ambitious architecture means to him

“Growing up, I was constantly drawing, painting or modelling. Taking inspiration from the world I saw around me and recreating it in a different medium. I’d be watching Tom and Jerry whilst drawing a picture of Tom, sketching or sculpting. […]

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April, 2021

Sustainability – Green architecture that doesn’t cost the Earth 

“Sustainable residential architecture is an increasingly important topic. We reduce the environmental impact of a new build through the entire process until the client walks through the door.” – Ashleigh Clarke, Founder and Architect  At our studio, we like to think of […]

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March, 2021

Designed for Living

Any architectural design is a balancing act. A classic balance of form and function. We believe that buildings are homes as well as houses. We’re ambitious in our architecture and practical in our approach. With 10 years’ experience in the […]

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February, 2021

We are Cotswolds Architects

There’s no doubt that the Cotswolds is a beautiful area to be based from and our team is endlessly inspired by our surroundings. The beautiful honey coloured Cotswolds stone and elegant buildings for which the area is famed can easily […]

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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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