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An architect is the best investment you can make.
An RIBA Chartered Architect or Chartered Practice will help you achieve your aspirations and vision, as well as add value to your project through good design and sound construction. Undertaking a building project, whatever its scale, can be a daunting experience. When you use an RIBA Chartered Architect or Chartered Practice you are employing someone who has undertaken seven years of architectural training – no other building professional is trained in design and construction to such a level of expertise.
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Why use an architect?
An RIBA Chartered Architect can help you to realise your objectives and guide you through the design and construction process. They provide a service that extends well beyond producing a set of drawings - they will handle the paperwork, bring value for money, peace of mind and imagination to your project while keeping it on track.
Selecting the right architect is one of the most significant decisions you can make. The RIBA can help you to make this decision.