Replacement dwellings on the increase

  Our Designer Beverley reports on the increasing number of replacement homes  being built An ever increasing number of my clients are asking us to design a replacement dwelling, for example like the rural Georgian house opposite. I think it has a lot to do with the fact that good building plots are not that

Building Regulations Changes

    Our Architectural Technician Jackie looks at the changes to the Building Regulations Hi I’m Jackie, Architectural Technician at Design & Materials with 25 years’ service. Changes in legislation means the Code for Sustainable Homes has been abolished* and the energy requirements for a new dwelling are now covered by Part L of the


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