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As award-winning architects, we are at the forefront of designing and implementing tailored house extensions that transform both our clients’ homes and lives. With our extensive expertise, we help bring visions to life – whether it’s a single storey extension that adds practical living space or a double storey rear extension that completely revolutionises aContinue reading “Designing the Ideal House Extension: Expert Insights From Base”
As an award-winning UK-based architecture and planning practice, we understand the numerous complexities that can arise within the planning application process. Put simply, planning applications form an indispensable part of any building project, whether it’s a compact residential renovation or a large commercial development. A successful application becomes the green light that propels your dreamContinue reading “Planning Applications in Architecture Explained”
Feasibility studies hold a key position in the architectural process. These studies stand as a central pillar in our work, helping provide a robust foundation for many of our residential and commercial architectural projects. A feasibility study is an essential element of any construction project that involves potential risk. As such it determines a project’sContinue reading “The Role of Feasibility Studies in Architecture”
Why Sustainable Architecture Matters The importance of sustainable architecture lies in its environmental impact. By adopting sustainability principles, we can positively contribute to the reduction of energy consumption and CO2 emissions associated with the construction of a project, as well as those associated with the building’s intended use once construction is complete. When it comesContinue reading “The Role of Architectural Design in Sustainable Living”
At Base, with more than 20 years of architectural experience under our belts, we understand architecture is a balance of creativity and practicality intertwined with compliance to building regulations. Often overlooked, building regulations are instrumental in steering the design, construction, and sustainability of buildings in England and Wales. Although these regulations remain largely behind theContinue reading “Compliance and Craftsmanship: How Building Regulations Shape Our Work”
Having an effective contract administrator in place is beneficial for the success of any construction project, due to their ability to proactively identify and mitigate potential risks that can cause unnecessary additional costs or delays during the procurement and construction process. In this article, we highlight the key responsibilities of a contract administrator, and whyContinue reading “How Strategic Contract Administration Mitigates Construction Risks”
In the world of architecture, the pairing of functionality and aesthetics brings art and science together to create meaningful, impactful spaces. Sometimes referred to as tectonics in the industry, we understand the power of striking this delicate balance. Architectural design, at its core, is much more than creating visually appealing structures. It’s about creating spacesContinue reading “Creating Meaningful Architectural Design: Functionality and Aesthetics”
As leading architects, understanding and adhering to building regulations is central to our practice. In England and Wales, building regulations signpost the structural integrity, safety, and sustainability of the environments we create. Building regulations are the legal standards developed by the UK government to ensure that all buildings meet the necessary criteria around health, safety,Continue reading “Behind the Blueprint: Understanding the Importance of Building Regulations”
The role of a residential architect lies beyond just creating and designing houses. It revolves around designing homes that cater to the occupants’ unique lifestyles and tastes, fostering a sense of comfort and belonging in them. This is where the nuances of residential architectural design really come to the forefront. This blog will unpack theContinue reading “Design Principles in Residential Architecture”
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With over two decades of comprehensive experience in the architecture sector, our service offering is broad, meticulous, and finely tuned.