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Our tips on finding the right architect for you and getting the most out of them by Taylan Tahir

Our tips on finding the right architect for you and getting the most out of them

No one sets out to make a film without a script, a budget and a program. This might sound obvious but building is no different, though we so often see people making it up as they go.

This article outlines our tips for finding the right architect for you, avoiding disaster and helping things turn out the way you imagine on your building project.

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Black Box: An Extension That Will Actually Make Your Life Bigger and Better by Taylan Tahir

Black Box: An Extension That Will Actually Make Your Life Bigger and Better

We are delighted that Black Box, our residential extension in Islington, London, has been featured in a recent article in the Sunday Times Homes Section: Extensions That Will Actually Make Your Life Bigger and Better by Martina Lees.

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Do I Need Planning Permission For My Extension? The Answer Might Be Simpler Than You Think by Taylan Tahir

Do I Need Planning Permission For My Extension? The Answer Might Be Simpler Than You Think

It is important to distinguish between an extension that necessitates a detailed planning application and one that falls under Permitted Development (PD). This post examines some of the criteria for Permitted Development and, conversely, identifies where planning permission should be sought. We then explore a number of extensions that would fall under permitted development and, through diagrams, illustrates some of the constraints of permitted development.

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3 Tips to Help Determine the Maximum Permissible Area of an Extension in Central London by Taylan Tahir

3 tips to help determine the maximum permissible area of an extension in central London

This post is concerned with defining the maximum area of an extension so that it is likely that the resulting mass will fall under the latter category, requiring planning permission.

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