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Eco Retrofit – Approach to Existing Buildings

Eco Retrofit – Approach to Existing Buildings

Mike Beacham Founder and Director ArchitectWhen improving your existing house, decisions need to be made regarding what level of eco-retrofit to proceed with. These are decisions strike a balance between aspirations, budget and potential energy savings in the future....

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Your Home Project – 3 Steps to Getting Started

Your Home Project – 3 Steps to Getting Started

Mike Beacham Founder and Director ArchitectYour home is likely to be your most valuable asset and therefore, the process of designing and building or extending it is likely to be a daunting experience. How do you start, who do you employ and how much will it cost? ...

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Managing Your Budget – Cost vs Time vs Quality

Managing Your Budget – Cost vs Time vs Quality

Mike Beacham Founder and Director ArchitectHow you manage your project budget is usually similar to how you manage money in other parts of your life - it comes down to what you value most. In the case of your building project it is important to understand that budget...

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Builders Quotes – Reasons for Price Differences

Builders Quotes – Reasons for Price Differences

Mike Beacham Founder and Director ArchitectThe cost of building labour in the UK does not vary drastically. So why can tender returns vary so much? Here we break down the two main reasons why you may see significant price differences in the quotes you get back. If...

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Appraising Preferred Builders – What to Look For

Appraising Preferred Builders – What to Look For

Mike Beacham Founder and Director ArchitectChoosing a builder can be a daunting task. After all, you are about to hand over what might be your life’s savings or a 30 year mortgage to this builder. Therefore, it is critical to know what to look for, how to choose, and...

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View from our studio over Olympic ParkMike Beacham Founder, Director, Architect and DesignerMike founded Beacham Architects in 2012 and over the past 10 years has worked with a large number of homeowners and collaborators with the joint mission of designing and...

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