You may be considering building an extension your property, if so then you will more than likely need an architect in
to help plan and ensure that the project you have in mind is designed
efficiently, planned thoroughly and undertaken in a way that suits your budget.
Reasons To Hire An Architect
· An architect will guide you through the project, from the initial meeting, to the final stages of the project.
· The architect should work to budget as often as physically possible. However, you should accommodate your budget for unexpected costs.
· The architect will design your home or office space to take advantage of the natural environment, whilst using new age architecture and construction techniques that minimize energy usage and incorporate ‘green’ methods.
· Choosing materials and finishing’s that are appropriate, durable and meet the brief should be guarded by the architect, ensuring you get your desired effect.
How To Find A Good Architect
· Ask friends, family, business associates and anyone else for their experiences and knowledge of architects.
· Search the internet and directories to find the different firms in your local area, as well as some further afield.
· Make a list of the architectural firms that you like the look of. Your next step is to look for testimonials, reviews and a portfolio of work to get a better idea of each architect.
· Contact your top choices by phone or email to arrange an interview, you should hopefully have a better idea of which two or three may be most suited. You may even have a clear favourite by now.
· Once you have spoken to them all, enquired about prices, operations, processes, price and anything else, you should hopefully have a clear idea about who will be taking on your project.
By asking these questions and follow this advice you will hopefully have employed the perfect architect for your project, which will in turn leave you with an invaluable satisfaction towards your newly renovated home or property. Architects in
will work to
deliver your project on time, on budget and to a high level quality that they
would expect as if it were their own project. Cheshire