graphic of a house with approved building regulations

Building Regulation Updates

From 15th June 2022, new Building Regulations come into force…
June 10, 2022/by Laura Mak
Natural shaped roof of eco friendly house house

First Steps to Self-build

Many of us dream of designing and building our own home, but where should you start on your new build and what is the process you will go through?
April 10, 2022/by Laura Mak

Featured in the March Edition of Exeter Living

Read the full latest edition of Exeter living…
April 7, 2022/by Laura Mak

 Southwest Home & Garden Show

On the 9th and 10th of April, we will be at the Southwest…
March 30, 2022/by Laura Mak

Land Suitability Checklist

A lot of sites will only have a few constraints, but by taking…
March 22, 2022/by stuart

New Build Interview – Exeter Living

Building your own home? We asked Stuart Bayley for his top tips...
January 11, 2022/by stuart

Our Latest Eco-Homes

We have received planning permission for this exciting new house design just outside Exeter.  A replacement dwelling, the home will be constructed using ICF insulated blocks to a high level of insulation and airtightness.  
November 29, 2021/by stuart

Featured in Self Build And Design

We are pleased to see our 'Origami' Project featured in the…
September 13, 2021/by stuart
White cottage at night in dart more featuring old Dartmoor walls

Dartmoor Planning Advice

Going to visit a new project on Dartmoor is one of our favourite…
March 12, 2021/by stuart

Shortlisted For the Build It 2020 Awards

Living Space is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted…
October 29, 2020/by stuart
Our client wearing a virtual reality headset

Using Virtual Reality at Living Space

At living space architects, we offer our clients the opportunity…
August 10, 2020/by stuart

Class Q Barn Conversions

Class Q legislation provides a means of increasing the value…
July 17, 2020/by stuart

Featured In Self Build & Design

We are pleased to have been featured in the July 2020 edition…
May 29, 2020/by kirsty

The greenest building is the one that already exists

We were heartened by the campaign launched recently by the…
March 8, 2020/by kirsty

Creating good design in Exeter: a collaboration

Last week our director, Kirsty Curnow-Bayley, ran an event at…
February 6, 2020/by kirsty

Crumbs Devon: House Call – Middle Aged

Our work on the 14th-century Staddons House, Dartmoor has featured…
December 12, 2019/by kirsty

Making historic buildings energy efficient – Heating and Insulation

Old v. New Heating Strategies
Older buildings were constructed…
October 1, 2019/by kirsty

Heritage project win following appeal: Upton Hellions, Mid Devon

Our proposals for work on a barn on the site of a Grade II*…
September 17, 2019/by kirsty

Addressing Sustainability in Old Buildings

Incorporating environmental and sustainability measures into…
August 16, 2019/by kirsty

The Economics of Building

"How much is my build going to cost?" - an extremely common…
August 9, 2019/by kirsty

Finished and flourishing: our barn conversion in Chagford

We are thrilled with the bright, characterful and attractive…
August 7, 2019/by kirsty

Two are better than one: the curious case of Class Q

We have recently gained Class Q approval for the proposed conversion…
August 5, 2019/by kirsty

Making Historic Buildings Energy Efficient – Combating Mould

Mould - many home-owner's worst nightmare. We hope that this…
July 31, 2019/by kirsty

Hooray for Southernhay!

We love being involved in local projects - especially when they're…
July 22, 2019/by kirsty

Transforming a building which transforms lives…

Since our last post on the Salvation Army, the project has…
July 18, 2019/by kirsty

Restoring Historic Buildings – Conservation Philosophy

We believe that when restoring historic buildings, it is extremely…
July 16, 2019/by kirsty

Making Historic Buildings Energy Efficient – Roofs

The roof of a historic building is one of it's most striking…
June 28, 2019/by kirsty

Living in living space

We are excited to announce that we have a new development at…
May 22, 2019/by kirsty

How to upgrade windows in historic buildings

Windows are often considered to be "The eyes of the building"…
May 8, 2019/by kirsty

Designing your house to keep cool this summer

Summer is just around the corner! If this summer is anything…
April 17, 2019/by kirsty