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Industry news, a selection of our latest projects and some useful information.

  Building Control drawings explained The law in the United Kingdom states that new construction projects need to be carried out in accordance with Building Regulations. However, there are a few circumstances where building regulations are not required, such as small porches, conservatories, or detached garages (up...

We have put together a list of things to consider when you're choosing an architectural designer to transform your home.Acre is a Newcastle based architectural design company that works alongside you to transform your home and create an environment that truly reflects your family’s wants...

How to Ensure Your Loft Conversion is Fire Safe  Are you planning a loft conversion in your home in Newcastle or the North East? It’s a big job, and one that can often be daunting and accompanied with a number of pitfalls! However, a loft conversion...

The modern aesthetics trend is playing a huge role in architecture and architectural design, heavily featuring in homes we are seeing today. Modern residential architecture is based around clean, open plan living spaces - designed to fit in with the growing needs of a modern household. We have...

 Thinking of a Self-build? There’s no greater space than one created specifically to meet the needs of you and your family and it doesn’t have to cost the Earth. In fact, cutting out developers and creating a self-build will not only leave you with an overwhelming...

The two main reasons for applying an external finish on a residential building is: -To protect the buildings wall from the effects of weathering, for example from the force of rainfall -To make the building aesthetically pleasing on the eye.Types of External Renders Acrylic Render Acrylic render is normally applied...

Do you want to make sure you’re completely ready to undertake your long awaited extension or self build project?  Of course you do! It's been a long time coming and by following these points you will be as well prepared as one can be, ready...

2018 is already becoming a great year for the architecture industry and what it can bring to houses/buildings. The industry is ever changing, with new and exciting ideas constantly coming into play, and so the trends are constantly changing. Therefore, we have created a list...

Choosing the correct design firm. Every project needs to start somewhere. And when extending your home, the first thing you should do is decide who is going to help you turn your dreams into reality. Whoever you pick, you need to make sure they have...