Architectural Technologists Services in Staffordshire

Architectural Technologists Services in Staffordshire

As specialist architectural technologists we can plan and design a range of projects including loft conversions and home extensions to help you make the most of your space.

Specialist Home Architects in Staffordshire

Specialist Home Architects in Staffordshire

Our team can complete similar projects to renovate or extend existing parts of your home, as well as adding completely new features to add value and update the appearance.

Architectural Design Costs in Staffordshire

Architectural Design Costs in Staffordshire

We are experts at designing and planning the build of a new home or renovation of an existing home

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Architectural Designers in Staffordshire

We are a team of architectural designers in Staffordshire ST13 8 and we offer design services across the UK. When you think about hiring experts in the architectural design professional services industry, the cost is what gets to you more often than not. So, we often believe it may be easier to use the "DIY approach", but in reality, this could end up being more costly in the long run. 

Our team of skilled architects offers professional architectural services in Staffordshire for a full range of projects in domestic homes and other buildings.

With our highly technical team's knowledge and expertise, we can create the right plans to extend or convert different parts of your house, such as kitchen extensions and loft or cellar conversions. 


Our team of specialists can create ideal specialist Building Regulations Drawings and plans to map out the overall design for your construction project before it even begins. That way, you have a better understanding of what you're in for and can get building regulations approval. We have many past clients who have all been completely satisfied with our service.

It's our job to assess the existing space and decide what would be the best options for you to choose. It’s also important for us to complete background checks on the project's feasibility to ensure that the end result will be safe and long-lasting.

Please contact us today using the enquiry form on this page if you have any questions to ask about what we offer as chartered architectural technologists. We’ll get back to you as soon as possible for a more detailed set of costs and specifications.

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What Is The Difference Between an Architect and an Architectural Designer?

The difference between an architect and an architectural designer is that an architect is a fully licensed design professional that has earned their academic qualifications and license by completing the rigorous 7-part registration exam administered by NCARB whereas architectural designers are non-chartered, partially qualified architects who have not passed the architect's registration board exam and is not a licensed architect. This is why it's important to look around and consider specialists based on their own merit.

To call yourself an architect in the UK, you need to be registered with the Architects Registration Board ARB. If you are not registered with the Architect's Registration Board, you cannot call yourself an architect. There really is a broad term covering for any architect work but we are proud to offer all architecture services.

We are able to offer many services for anyone looking for either an architect or an architectural design professional. If you need more details on the difference between an architect and an architectural designer please feel free to contact us today to see how we can assist you. Whether you are looking for a quote or you just want to see how architecture takes place in a certain way, we can help you.

What Does an Architect Do?

The role of an architect mainly involves designing, mapping detailed construction drawings, and planning the construction phase of buildings and other different types of structures. They must make sure that these are safe and functional for people who will be using them and that planning permission has been granted. This could be done for domestic homes or public facilities like shops, offices, apartment blocks, schools, and plenty of other complexes.

A chartered architectural technologist will have to conduct a survey throughout the proposed area to check that the work will be feasible and then prepare architectural drawings for an interior design for whatever is going to be built. They have a greater interest in the aesthetics and qualities of a project.

Not everyone appreciates just how much an architect has to complete. We provide many architects from across the nation and can ensure that your project is completed to a super-high standard as fast as possible. Get in touch with us using the green contact form on this page.

What does an architect do?

It is worthwhile double-checking the architectural design services that you will be using and make sure your building project works with building regulations. They need to have their valid requirements and need to have adequate Professional Indemnity Insurance to protect you from any errors they make.

Many technologists subscribe to the Royal Institute of British Architects RIBA. Being part of this royal institute of British architects means that an architect has met certain practices and standards in regards to architecture and if these are not met, the architect can be held fully responsible. They hold professional qualifications demonstrating their professional code to deliver their service.

Home Extension Architecture Firms

Some work we often carry out involves home extensions for people who want to add a new room to their house or make an existing space bigger. This could be done by adding a conservatory, porch, single-storey extension, or multi-storey extension to suit what is needed.

As part of our architecture design services, we can assess the current building structure and prepare preliminary drawings and technical drawings to plan what has to be done.


A home extension can add value to your property and improve functionality by helping you make more efficient use of the space. Let us know what sort of architectural project you have in mind, and we’ll come up with some great designs to fit your budget as we have transformed many other types of structural calculations.

Loft and Basement Conversions

Many people now choose to have their loft or basement converted in Staffordshire ST13 8 into a more usable space like a bedroom or office. This is one architectural designer service that we also offer. Architectural technologist members of the Chartered Institute CIAT. Members of the Chartered Institute professional body have a similar code of conduct to the ARB and can bridge the gap between planning and construction and facilitate communication to do this.

This is commonly done for homeowners who want to create more space as an alternative to moving house. The area in a loft or attic is often wasted or used for storage, but it can be converted into a room for regular use.

The same applies to basements and cellars, which could also be redeveloped into a habitable space.

In many cases, there is no need for planning permission when you’re looking to convert a loft or basement as the work is within the structure of your existing house. Before the architectural technicians start work, it’s important to consider all the options and how you will use the converted area. It is also essential you find architects who can complete the structural engineers' service for the job, which we can also do.

You might choose to turn it into a bedroom, office, work studio, children’s playroom or anything else you can think of. Deciding on this will help us decide the proper architectural specifications that will suit the function and what you need.

Our team will think about all variables, including light, certain materials, electricity supply, stairs and building regs, to ensure that the work is feasible. We’ll then create an architectural drawing/design to meet your requirements and put plans in place for the whole design process to be carried out.

Housing Redevelopment Specialists in Staffordshire

Home redevelopment can consist of many changes to the property, and it varies for each project. It could include adding an extension, loft conversion, or changing the layout of different rooms or parts in the house.

Some people might even be looking to convert a house into flats or carry out a more extensive construction phase.

We’re able to offer our full services for this. So, we can design and plan the project from start to finish and ensure we follow all building regulations while doing so.

Provide your contact details using the green contact box below and tell us exactly what you want to do, and we’ll assess the existing space and come up with some ideas to suit your specifications.


What is the Process to Hire An Architect?

To begin your planning application with an architect, you'll need to sign a contract if you intend to hire one. Most architects use a layout of a document that was already approved by a contract administration. 

This contract should specify the scope of work, the architectural technologists' services - MCIAT members, the renovation project schedule, how much the architectural designer will be paid, and the date of completion. But before all that, you must ask yourself what your building project will be and your budget.

After this step of the planning application, you can then go about looking for your preferred qualified architect. It typically takes an architect 7 years of theoretical and practical training to qualify. All registered architects and designers need to have professional indemnity insurance to ensure that if an error occurs, you will be protected.

It would help if you scouted for British Architects RIBA who can help you achieve everything you need in your renovation project all while respecting the cost and limits of your budget. 

What Services Do Architects Offer?

An architect's services usually include concept design creation, construction document planning, and construction administration. Additional architectural services provided by architectural designers include feasibility studies, architectural programming, and domestic project manager roles. They will both aesthetic and spatial qualities for their domestic building projects.

What services do architects offer?

You can also find architectural designers who specialize in technical design or those who know or can recommend structural engineers, make construction drawings and architectural drawings if needed. 

What Are the Important Questions to Ask Architects?

When canvassing for architects, it is never wrong to ask questions. This is especially true when it's your first time working with someone or enlisting in someone's service.

But, with all the questions you could ask, sometimes it's difficult to determine which are the more important ones you should probably be asking in the first place. Here are a few things you can ask that may help you better understand if that architect is the one you should hire: 

  1. Ask if they have any references - this helps you determine their skill, expertise, and how much more experience they have over others. 
  2. How much time should I give for this project, and when should it start? 
  3. Can I be helpful in any way during the project? 
  4. What is the rough estimate of the service? 
  5. What are the other costs that need to be covered throughout the project? 
  6. Are there any limitations or issues that I should know about? 
  7. Ask what they think of the project and if they have any suggestions - asking this can help you better set your priorities and expectations.  
  8. Ask the architect if they have professional indemnity insurance - it's important to hold adequate insurance if anything should go awry. 
  9. Ask about the architect's relationship with the contractor - knowing this can help set your mind at ease when it comes to the success of your project and won't compromise design liability. 
  10. Who is the design team made up of? Sometimes, this could be just the architectural technicians, the contractor, and the buildings but other times, the local authority can be involved if needed. 

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Please fill in your contact details on the contact form above and contact us for more chartered architectural technologists' information about what we offer if you’re looking to carry out home improvement works. As a regulatory body, we can guarantee that we will find the best design professionals to ensure you the right person for the job.

Our architectural technologists' services in Staffordshire ST13 8 can be tailored to suit you and your budget, so don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today. 

We have had thousands of past clients who have all loved our previous work. Whether you are looking for a very specific job or more of a broad brush attempt strategy, we guarantee you will be left with a smile on your face from our excellent architects' services including construction drawings.

Just complete the contact box on this page to let us know what you need, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can with further details on costs and finding you the right price. Our team can complete plans for architectural services akin to loft conversions, house extensions, and many other redevelopment options. 

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