Why Should I hire an architect? What does Architect do?

When ready to make the big step of starting a project whether this is a renovation, a house extension or a new building, it is always advisable to ask...

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Keystone's Perspective on the King's Speech and Climate Policy

In just under three weeks from now, King Charles will address the world at the Cop28 climate summit, urging governments to take decisive action on the...

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A very simple (simplified) guide to planning applications

Often the words “planning permission” for a project seems to anticipate struggle and long waiting times. However, often this is true only if the consideration...

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BIM: what is it and how is it shaping the construction industry?

What is BIM? BIM is defined by the Construction Project Information Committee (CPIC) as ‘a digital representation of physical and functional characteristics...

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