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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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September, 2020

Digital Fabrication in Architecture

A good few years ago, digital fabrication was making daily headlines. It was promised to drastically change the architecture practice. Research, projects and experiments of dedicated architects have opened a new realm of the possibilities for architectural expression. This blog […]

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September, 2020

The EU Directive and Understanding the CDM Regulations

Why do we need the CDM Regulations? It has been 20 years since the introduction of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations CDM and since then there has been a second revision to implement the requirements of the European Parliament. […]

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September, 2020

What is Landscape Architecture?

Landscape Architecture is all about creating and conserving memorable places for people to live and work in. It embraces both sides of the scale from towns to country, and from individual streets to national parks. Landscape Architecture requires a flair […]

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September, 2020

The benefits eco-friendly materials have and the advantages of ‘going green’

The benefits of Eco-friendly materials There are many advantages when it comes to designing a eco-friendly home. ‘Going green’ can help you save time, money and protect your health. It can also help reduce your impact on the environment, from […]

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