Fitting in with Surrounding Architecture

Architects will often strive to ensure their designs will complement existing buildings and will blend in with the landscape. This is important for an aesthetically-pleasing design that everyone will be happy with and that will look good within the surrounding area. It’s something that should be seriously considered with any architectural or construction project. Sometimes, there may even be building regulations dictating the way properties should look. This is often the case in places like historic villages, where buildings have all been constructed in a…

Putting your Own Mark on a Property

When you buy a building to live or work in, chances are you’re going to want to put your own mark on it. You will have your own preferences in terms of layout, decor, colour schemes and decoration, which you will want to be reflected in your property. If you are in the process of buying a property, or you already own one that you’d like to improve, here are some of the most important things to think about: Is your property listed? If it…

A Guide to Building your Own Home

Many people choose to buy a new home that is ready to simply move into. That doesn’t necessarily mean it will be designed to your tastes, though. New builds have lots of variation that won’t appeal to everyone – anything from the roof to the carpets could have already been put in, and might not match your expectations. If you have strong preferences and really want to give your home your own mark, why not build your own? Here are some of the main questions…