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06/02/17
​​​​​​​First of all what is Planning Permission? With the construction to your property, it being a new property from scratch or additions to expand your existing property usually requires approval from your local authority in a form of planning permissions. The planning system is designed to control developments so there are no inappropriate constructions.

By Valerija Kamolina-Corfield Ba(hons) Architecture

06/02/17
Loft conversions are becoming very popular in the UK as we want more space in our own home our own way. One the main reasons why loft conversions are popular, because if you decide to move a loft conversion can increase your property value by 15-20%. The cost of a loft conversion is cheaper than an extension on the ground floor. And depending on your roof space it could be built within a minimum of 2 weeks without disrupting the house too much.

By Valerija Kamolina-Corfield Ba(hons) Architecture

06/02/17
Kitchens are the heart of a household as it is the place where families; cook, eat, socialize, work and relax. Transforming a kitchen to an open plan space by having a rear extension on the ground floor can turn a kitchen space into a modern inviting area for entertaining. There are different routes depending on your property, from combining adjoining rooms or adding a conservatory to a building a completely new room or rear extension.

By Valerija Kamolina-Corfield Ba(hons) Architecture

23/01/17
An extension to your house is one of the ways to enlarge the space you already have. Being that you want a larger kitchen and dining space or a downstairs WCs and utility room, sometimes just by adding a couple of metres on the ground floor makes all the difference. Some of these extensions could be done without any planning permissions as long as you stay within the guidelines laid out by the legislation for you. If you are thinking of doing an extension here are some tips on the Permitted Development Rights regulations that you will have to follow that will be reiterated by your design team.

By Valerija Kamolina-Corfield Ba(hons) Architecture

16/01/17
Loft conversions are small alterations were you add more value to your property by increasing livable space in your home. Be it a bedroom with an en suite, gym, and office or entertainment room for the family. A loft conversion is an easier process of expanding space in your current building instead of having to move home to find the perfect space for you. Plus this way you get to designing your dream space.

By Valerija Kamolina-Corfield Ba(hons) Architecture