Another #UK #London project started

Mark Stephens Architects are pleased to announce that they have commenced another landmark UK project in conjunction with another architectural practice in London. The project is very similar to the other London project we are currently working on (that is Read More …

#Shed UPDATE #Vectorworks

Those following the shed construction, below is an updated drawing that includes all the rafter and plywood sheets in 2D & 3D and plus a count-up of the items we need to purchase: Shed_drawing_november_a This where we’re at so far: Read More …

A long overdue job done on our house – the joys (& woes) of self-building…

Even after ‘completing’ our house and living in it for the last 7 years there are still jobs that need to be done. One of these jobs we finished this weekend… Below is the BEFORE photograph… Our house – AFTER: Read More …

Self-Build Week No.4 – Why architects should charge self-builders more, not less – the conundrum

It’s Day Four of ‘Self-Builder Blog Post Week’ and this post is an interesting one as it poses a real conundrum for architects. Why architects should charge self-builders more, not less… Now you’d think that as a self-builder you should Read More …

Why an architect is coolest job in world, Part 2: Exceptional Clients

I’ve discussed what makes for a perfect job in the previous post at ‘Being an architect is coolest job in world – this is why…’ and if you look back at the jobs you deem most successful there is one Read More …

5 ideas for successful architectural project ~ The Eden Project

Following a recent Ask The Architect question (an open session on Friday afternoons where anyone can ask the architect a question (for more information visit Ask The Architect Information)); where the question was ‘What are your favourite buildings?’ – one Read More …