In our property, the fireplace had similarly been replaced and modern plasterboard lining fitted to allow for a wallpaper finish. For years a bulge in the wall, around the fireplace, made me feel a little nervous about what may be going on behind the lining - was the stone wall subsiding? My wife and I originally decided that we would just decorate this room, removing the dado band and giving it a fresh, white coat of paint - curiosity however got the better of me and I had to investigate.Read More
Some knowledge of Traditional and Modern construction methods and technologies provides an insight into their differences and understanding this is the key to making conscious choices to benefit you and your building. The careful balance of all interventions and their effects on each other serves as a reminder that refurbishing old traditional buildings is an under-taking, both in time, money and effort.Read More
D² architect designed an addition to the client’s home to form greater space to accommodate regular visits from their family. The design removed the back wall to the existing property, opening up the existing kitchen and living room to form a generous open plan snug/living, dining and kitchen space. Large panoramic sliding doors allow views out to spectacular Loch Dunvegan.Read More
I subscribe to the view that everyone is an architect - we all know what spaces make us feel most comfortable.
The following DIY series of blogs intends to record works we are carrying out to our own home in an effort to show the kind of changes that can be made.Read More
After a brief foray into CSS, Squarespace forums and badgering previous colleagues for photos of finished projects/borrowing their wide angled lens, the website has at last gone live!Read More
Zinc and rusted steel clad extension completeRead More
Part of Amnesty Internationals' give a home campaign, the National play a secret gig at the Milk Factory...Read More