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Building an extension is a really effective way to expand and improve your home and a great solution for city dwellers who need more space. And even the Government is encouraging us to add to our homes, having relaxed the laws on extensions last year. We have some great ideas for adding to your existing space and our Sourcebook has the expert help you need to make it happen.

Getting The Most Out of Loft Extensions

Loft Extension by Belsize Architects

Extensions are on the rise, and loft extensions are one of the simplest and most cost-effective ways to add space and value to a home. Read More »

A Victorian House of Music on Highbury Hill

Master bedroom designed by London Architect Ben Adams

This five bedroom house in Highbury, is a good example of how an architect provides the means for a client to achieve their clear idea for its outcome, rather than injecting an over powering stamp on the project. Read More »

A Modern Victorian Terrace House with East End Charm

Architects, Ian Hay, transformed this terraced house into an open and light-filled space

Islington-based Ian Hay architects have completely re-worked this Hackney terrace house, on the edge of Victoria Park, into an open and angled space full of natural light. Read More »

The New Eco

The high-end Radlett house designed by Living In Space blends great design with Eco friendly sustainability

Living in Space add modern ideas of a luxury look to modern ideas of sustainability in rural Hertfordshire. Read More »

A Truly Bespoke Home in Highgate

Architect SHH designed this fabulous house behind the original façade

Architect SHH turned planning restrictions into an advantage when it came to creating this family’s dream home. Read More »

Transforming a Derelict Victorian House into a Contemporary Family Home

Granit Architecture + Design created a design that transformed the derelict Victorian property

For this home in Wimbledon, Granit Chartered Architects created a harmonious balance between old and new, indoors and outdoors. Read More »

Inside An Interior Designer’s Home

Interior designer Justin Van Breda's Kensington home exemplifies the laid back, elegant look created in his other projects

A rare look inside the Kensington home of one of London’s best interior designers, Justin Van Breda. Read More »

Getting the Most Out of a Side Return Extension

Wrapped Side and Rear Extension in South Lonon House by Threefold Architects

Side returns, extensions that push out into the pathway that runs along the side of the house, can be a great way of adding space, often by enlarging the kitchen and joining it with the dining and living rooms. Read More »

Media Rooms in Basement Conversions

edia Room in Basement Conversion by The Oxford and London Building Company

Offering a fun, relaxing space that the whole family can enjoy, basement media rooms are definitely on the up, so to speak. Read More »

A Miraculous Conversion


Religious conversions normally conjure up something of a more spiritual nature but this architectural transformation of a Cheshire vicarage is equally impressive – and shows the significant set of skills that The Design Practice by Uber can offer to its clients. Read More »

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