Do you need an architect to apply for planning permission?

Whether you’re constructing a house, an outbuilding, a home extension or even a conservatory, for you scheme to be successful and compliant with legal requirements, you’ll need to get the appropriate planning permission for your project.


Is your architect RIBA/ARB registered?

If you’ve employed an architect for a planning project you’re undertaking, you might notice a string of letters after their name, including RIBA, ARB or (more…)

Four record-breaking buildings

Born from the genius of Sir Hugh Eyre Campbell Beaver and co-created by twin siblings Ross and Norris McWhirter in 1954, the Guinness World Records originated in Fleet Streetm, London as an annual publication. The world-renowned book records the (more…)

The architectural highlights of Cheshire

The county of Cheshire is famed for its rich landscape of breathtaking countryside and the noble halls and country homes that overlook them. From lordly estates styled as (more…)

Top 10 UK cities for the architecture lover

Every country is famed for its own styles of architecture, but in the United Kingdom you can see many stand side by side within its cities. The historical structures from (more…)

Six of the best examples of German architecture

Since 1990, October 3 has been cause for celebrations all over Germany as its national day is honoured. Called German Unity Day, this public holiday marks the (more…)

Five of Ireland’s most amazing buildings

From castles to cathedrals, there are many ancient edifices across the verdant isle of Ireland. Structures raised from the ground with locally sourced (more…)

How architecture can integrate with the natural world

Creating constructions that are one with the landscape is not a new concept. From the secluded mountain temples of the Buddhists carved into cliff-sides and (more…)

How science fiction can inspire real world architecture

Designing dreams has always been the province of the world’s finest architects. From Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia in Barcelona to the Ancient Egyptian pyramids (more…)

Seven UK architecture events still to look forward to in 2019

From the Royal Academy Architecture Prize, to the London Festival of Architecture, the UK has played host to some exceptional events so far this year for those intrigued by the architecture world. If you missed out (more…)

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