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Homeowners' digest

A collection of articles designed to help homeowners make informed decisions on their self build, renovation, extension or conversion projects.

The Cooperage project completed by Chris Dyson Architects. Photography by Peter Lands.

How to plan a trouble-free house extension renovation

If you're a homeowner thinking about adding an extension, here is everything you need to know - including how to find the right architect.

In the video below Whitaker and Malem explain how working in collaboration with an architect brought real benefits.

7 Tips for working with an architect in London

Whether you're planning to build a new house or improve an existing home, there are several important things to keep in mind when working with architects in London. Here are seven of the most important ones.

Hiring architects in East London: What you need to consider

Want to hire the right architect for your East London home project? This helpful guide covers what you need to consider.

Hiring architects in North London: What you need to consider

When hiring architects for your North London home improvement project, there are important things you need to consider. Here's a guide to assist you.

Find an Architect

Rob Earl, Client Services Manager at RIBA explains more on the RIBA Find an Architect service.

How do I calculate an architect’s fees

Taylan Tahir of MATA architects expands on how architects' fees are broken down.

Costing your renovation project

Melanie Clear of Clear architects explains more on costing your renovation project.

Do I need an architect for my extension or home project?

Nimi Attanayake of Nimtim Architects explains how an architect can help with a brief for your extension project.

How to create a sustainable home

Architect Tom Raymont from Arboreal Architecture highlights the key ways you can use less energy and reduce the carbon footprint of your house.

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