Appraising Preferred Builders – What to Look For
Founder and Director Architect
Choosing 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 how to be sure you are finding the best fit for you.
Here we look at what qualities to look for and how to find the best builder for you.
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....
Promoting Building with Natural Materials – Straw Bale Construction
Mike Beacham Founder and Director ArchitectFor some of our clients making their build as low impact environmentally as possible is a priority; the use of natural materials is discussed in detail at the outset and often the possibilities of building with straw bale...
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? ...