Free template & scale for clients & flowers/bubbly on completion!

In our pursuit of easing the process for clients we’re now providing a set of templates and a scale rule to help in the design process: Both of which are customised with our details to make it easier for clients Read More …

Black Friday week offer – house extension/remodelling drawing + model only €495 inc VAT !

Architects can join in the Black Friday offers too! As a Black Friday Week promotion – our HOUSE EXTENSION/REMODELLING SERVICE will also include a foamboard model of the relevant part within the same incredibly low price of €495 inc VAT! Read More …

Part L Thermal Modelling/Building Regulation compliance:Pt 3 #Passivhaus @Target_Zer0 mentioned

This third post on the basics of Thermal Modelling and Building Regulation compliance and explains how Thermal Bridging is handled as part of the Passivhaus certification. This FACT SHEET outlines the fundamentals of Passivhaus Thermal Bridge terminology and calculations. It Read More …

Why I don't give free consultations… @JimConnolly mentioned

I was reading THIS POST recently by Jim Connolly on why ‘Offering free consultations can be an expensive mistake’ and I urge all architects (and any professional for that matter) to implement the advice immediately. The good news is that Read More …

The conundrum of the 'Initial Consultation'

I think i’m going to have to make a list of these ‘Architect Conundrums’, here’s a cracker – The Initial Consultation. In order for an architect to get appointed the client needs to choose him/her. They’d like to meet, discuss Read More …

Vectorworks 101 Tips and Tricks Book for Kindle launched

Vectorworks- 101 Tips and Tricks by Mark Stephens RIBA MRIAI Launch of new Vectorworks book on Kindle: ‘Vectorworks – 101 Tips and Tricks’ Mark Stephens has trained literally thousands of users across the world to become more proficient with Vectorworks Read More …

What other jobs (as well as architects) are asked to do work for free?

I am constantly amazed about the requests for about whether I’ll do some work for free and it got me to thinking about what other jobs receive similar requests for do work for free. I guess graphic or web designers Read More …