Do I need to employ an architect?

When deciding to undertake major renovations or expansions of your home or business, one of the first questions you should ponder is whether or not you will need to employ an architect to help you with the project.

This is a question that should be carefully considered, as it could have a huge bearing of the cost and quality of your design.

Although there is no rule that compels people to employ an architect when they are carrying out building work, it is often a good idea to do so. Broadly speaking, if someone is undertaking a project for which they will need to acquire planning permission, then it is probably the case that an architect will need to be employed.

Here are