Entries by kirsty

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Planning permission for rare barn conversion

Living Space Architects has been granted planning permission for a Class Q barn conversion, a rarity for architects and an exciting project to have underway. Why are Class Q barn conversions so rare? Class Q barn conversions are renowned for being difficult to secure planning permission for. Planning Managers Councils are still working out the […]

Devon’s Home Design Yearbook

We are pleased to have featured in the 2018 edition of Devon’s Home Design Yearbook! This publication is one of the best reference guides for Devon home-owners in terms of its tips, advice and inspiration. Our work on the beautiful sustainable home in Dunsford,as well as a listed property in Thurlestone, refurbishment and extension of Brent […]

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Site visit to our Stoke Poges build

It’s always exciting to see a project that you have created coming together. That’s exactly how we felt on our latest trip to Stoke Poges, to visit the site of our innovative new build with a contemporary design and similar feel to a German Huf Haus. The greyness of the day didn’t attract from the […]

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The importance of energy efficient housing

Before a new house is built, it has to go through a ‘detailing’ process. This is one of the more technical stages of the design process, where the intricacies of the construction are assessed and the property receives an energy rating based on its efficiency and performance. A house that uses energy efficiently is not […]