The Importance of Good Drainage Design

What 5000-Year-Old Invention Do You Still Use Every Day?   At your feet lies one of the most important innovations in history. It shepherds the world’s most precious resource and is an essential component in the efficient functioning…

The Low-Down on Dormer Loft Conversions

Imagine you wake up in the morning, natural light cascading through your floor to ceiling windows. You swing your legs out of bed and feel the plush, warm carpet beneath your feet. Beyond the glass, the day is easing into life as you watch…

Our Guide to Velux Loft Conversions

Velux loft conversions increase space, much like every other style of loft conversion.  However, the reason this particular style is so popular is down to ease of construction and a relatively low price point.   The structural engineering…

A Short Guide to Beam Design

  Beam design is practically unheard of outside of professional circles, yet it is one of the most important elements of a building’s design.   Beams come in various different forms and serve a variety of functions. …

Our Guide to Mansard Loft Conversions

Mansard loft conversions are extremely popular of late.  Whilst they require a bit more work compared to other styles of loft conversion, they offer home owners the opportunity to turn an unused attic or loft into a fully functional living…

Our Guide To Subsidence

Subsidence is a Major Problem...   If you’ve found cracks appearing in the walls of your property, or seen them in a property you’re considering purchasing, then you’ve probably feared the worst.   Subsidence can…

What is Architecture?

  For most people, architecture is a discipline shrouded in mystery.  Of course, we all have a rough idea of what it entails (building design, right?).  And some, if not most of us, have a favourite building (this writer’s favourite…

What is a Principal Designer?

Many of the services we provide are no doubt familiar to you.  For instance, we all know what an architect does; loft conversions and house extensions are self-explanatory.  Chances are you can distinguish between the role of a structural…