The importance of energy efficient housing

Before a new house is built, it has to go through a 'detailing'…
January 27, 2018/by kirsty

Former brewery transformed into a contemporary home

January 26, 2018/by kirsty

Living Space Architects awarded Best of Houzz 2018 award

January 19, 2018/by kirsty

Devon Historic Buildings Trust Award

January 5, 2018/by kirsty

Residential potential for Exeter’s business district?

December 8, 2017/by kirsty

How can houses be designed for multigenerational living?

November 24, 2017/by kirsty

Big things expected from Living Space Architects after completing ‘BIM’ training

This week, two of our architects attended a three day 'Building…
November 17, 2017/by kirsty

Extending a small family home with simple techniques and impressive results

This project is the perfect example of a house that really has…
November 8, 2017/by kirsty

Design Award from Devon Historic Buildings Trust

October 20, 2017/by kirsty

Thinking about altering or extending a listed building? Read this first!

If you’re lucky enough to own a listed building, it’s likely…
August 30, 2017/by kirsty

Feeling the chill? How we went about insulating a heritage home

One thing about beautiful, historic houses is that they can often…
July 12, 2017/by stuart

Western Morning News: A Labour of Love

July 8, 2017/by kirsty

Apprentice Awards 2017

June 28, 2017/by kirsty

Restoration of Listed Medieval Hall House, Dartmoor

Today saw the completion of one of our favourite ever projects…
February 2, 2017/by kirsty

LABC Awards

January 5, 2017/by kirsty

Homebuilding & Renovating – Highly Commended: Most Inspiring Home

November 30, 2016/by kirsty

Grand Designs: Country Curves

June 30, 2016/by kirsty

Architects in Residence at The Maynard School Exeter

June 27, 2016/by kirsty

An English take on a German design: Stoke Poges

Our client came to us with the brief of creating a house with…
December 4, 2015/by stuart

Designing Homes For An Ageing Generation

Life expectancy among Britons is increasing exponentially…
November 20, 2015/by Laura Mak

Could Garden Cities be the solution to the UK Housing Crisis?

Does the UK’s Housing Crisis ever seem to slow?
The UK's…
November 4, 2015/by stuart

Great Expectations- Building healthy communities and homes for our ageing society

The Living Space Architects team recently attended the Housing…
October 26, 2015/by stuart

Policy changes to accessible housing standards across England ‘optional’

Important policy changes to accessible housing standards across…
October 2, 2015/by kirsty

Inspiration from abroad: examples of the Spanish approach to homes for the elderly

When thinking of creative new ideas and designs, we often draw…
July 11, 2015/by stuart

Published in Real Homes Magazine

Our beautiful house extension and refurbishment project in Grey…
June 15, 2015/by stuart

How to find a new development opportunity

Decided to take on a property development opportunity? We…
April 2, 2015/by stuart

Basic principles for extending listed buildings

Clients often come to us asking how they might achieve an…
March 26, 2015/by kirsty

Creating a Dementia friendly home

Why is designing homes for people with dementia important?

February 18, 2015/by kirsty

Study of 3 Care Homes in Switzerland

We are interested in these examples in Switzerland of housing…
February 11, 2015/by stuart

Designing for Disabilities – a personal view

It is a difficult day when you suddenly realise your parents…
February 5, 2015/by kirsty

The Consultation Process: Let’s talk, let’s draw!

Our 4 hour consultation is a fantastic way to kickstart your…
February 5, 2015/by stuart

Funky Bungalows : the contemporary features

We are developing a renewed fondness for the single storey dwelling…
February 3, 2015/by stuart

What do the over 60s look for in a new build?

The number of over 60s living in the UK is continuing to rise.…
February 2, 2015/by kirsty

Biodiveristy – Hindrance or Opportunity?

Yesterday evening we attended an eye opening masterclass about…
October 1, 2014/by stuart

Designing for a Lifetime

"Let’s face it – we do not need special architecture for…
September 12, 2014/by kirsty

Designing for Later Living

This is the first in a series of blog posts looking at the theme…
July 11, 2014/by kirsty

We have moved to a new office!













June 30, 2014/by stuart

Grassroots Football

Investing in youngsters

As you read the latest football news,…
May 9, 2014/by stuart

Architectural Design: Creating a Strong Integrated Community

April 30, 2014/by kirsty

What’s in a name – Living Space

Why Living Space Architects
The name relates to our own desire…
July 10, 2013/by kirsty

Electric Car for Living Space Architects

After deciding we should be practicing what we preach we now…
January 23, 2013/by kirsty

Office to become new homes

Empty offices above shops could soon be converted into flats…
September 27, 2012/by kirsty

All in a name – Employing an architectural designer to work on your project may not be what you expect

Undertaking a building project, whatever its scale, can be a…
September 10, 2012/by kirsty

Will Self Build become more popular in Exeter and the Southwest?

We were excited to hear that MPs on the Communities and Local…
May 10, 2012/by kirsty

Living Space Architects join Regen South West

After exhibiting at the  Renewable Energy Marketplace a few…
May 1, 2012/by kirsty

The requirement for home improvement energy efficient upgrades is scrapped by the Government


The Government has scrapped plans for what was dubbed…
May 1, 2012/by stuart

What is the Green Deal?

The Energy Bill includes provision for a new “Green Deal”…
March 19, 2012/by kirsty

Contemporary Architecture in St Leonards

This blog post is about the contemporary architecture near where…
February 26, 2012/by stuart

The New Homes Bonus

New Homes Bonus - Potential funding for community schemes
January 23, 2012/by kirsty

New Year – New Home?

With the news full of uncertainty in the financial markets many…
January 3, 2012/by kirsty

New Homes Bonus could fund Community Centre


Newtown Community Association (NCA) could soon…
December 5, 2011/by kirsty

Time to retreat to Dartmoor

From time to time we all feel the need to escape, to get away…
December 1, 2011/by kirsty

Meeting the Woodcraft Folk

While we're working in the design for Newtown Community Centre…
November 24, 2011/by stuart


Today we're enjoying looking at barns in the office, we were…
November 22, 2011/by stuart

Living Space Architects Launch New Website

We've been working hard over the last few weeks creating our…
November 18, 2011/by stuart

Devon Life: A Royal Fishing Lodge

April 30, 2010/by kirsty

Period Living: A New Challenge

October 30, 2009/by kirsty