Former Top Gear host plans to extend castle

Richard Hammond, a past presenter of the popular show for petrol heads, now seeks to extend the kitchen based at his Herefordshire property, known as Bollitree Castle, with an (more…)

Staffordshire residential project starts at former factory

Construction work has now begun on a housing estate based on a site in Staffordshire, which was formerly used by one of the equipment manufacturer JCB’s factories. (more…)

Welsh zoo opens new home for big cats

Funded by public donations from across the globe, the Welsh Mountain Zoo in Colwyn Bay, North Wales has now opened a (more…)

Weymouth development plans submitted

An application to construct three new detached houses in Weymouth has been put forward to Dorset Council for the consideration of its planning committee. If awarded approval, construction of three family-sized homes will begin on a plot of land known as (more…)

What does an architect do?

Whether you need a home extension or your company wants new headquarters, you should hire an architect for the project. However, not everyone is aware of all the many services an architect offers.

Perhaps the most valuable contribution from an architect is their creative and design expertise. They can lift a design from purely functional to something special. Creativity and design are not the only aspects an architect brings to a building project. The design process varies depending on the type of project, but a (more…)

Is originality important in architecture?

Originality can be defined as doing something that has never been done before or thought of previously. In architecture, this is very rare. Most architecture that is regarded as original is a combination of existing ideas and methods (more…)