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Chartered Practice Architects: A Design for Life

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Chartered Practice Architects: A Design for Life
Delivering bespoke solutions for every client While I’m talking to architects Warren Hagues and Matt Hedges, the snow is falling on Askew Road. Naturally, the weather is the first topic of conversation. ‘It’s a good reminder that proper insulation is so important,’ smiles Warren.

Chartered Practice Architects: Warren Hagues – Making Space

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Chartered Practice Architects: Warren Hagues – Making Space
Warren Hagues Architect Warren Hagues recommends striking a balance between storage space and living areas When you are planning significant home extension and refurbishment work, careful consideration should always be given to the most efficient ways in which to create storage space without it affecting how you live. It’s particularly...

Chartered Practice Architects: Designed to Last

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Chartered Practice Architects: Designed to Last
Warren Hagues Architect Warren Hagues discusses the importance of designing homes that work now and in the future When designing new housing it’s important to keep in mind the ‘Lifetime Homes Standard’. Put simply, this is a set of 16 key criteria that provide a practical model for making homes...

Architect Warren Hagues: Accurately passing on clients’ wishes to the builders and designers

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Architect Warren Hagues: Accurately passing on clients’ wishes to the builders and designers
Architect Warren Hagues on the importance of accurately passing on clients’ wishes to the builders and designers. In the last issue we spoke about the architect’s role as a facilitator who’s job it is to realise that the preferences and tastes of clients play a major part in developing a...

Architect Warren Hagues: Why it’s vital to consider how we use indoor space

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Architect Warren Hagues: Why it’s vital to consider how we use indoor space
Interior architecture forms a large portion of our design remit, especially when it comes to private residential projects While the external appearance of a project is an important consideration during the design process, it is the way in which the users of the building interact with the interior space that...

Chartered Practice Architects: Warren Hagues – ‘We’d like to be in by Christmas’

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Chartered Practice Architects: Warren Hagues – ‘We’d like to be in by Christmas’
One phrase that residential architects sometimes hear is; ‘We’d like to be in by Christmas’, or another such occasion. There’s a lot of work to be completed before the building works can begin, including: surveys, developing the brief and design, planning approvals, building regulations compliance, Party Wall Agreements and tender...

Chartered Practice Architects: Warren Hagues – How to approach a client’s brief

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Chartered Practice Architects: Warren Hagues – How to approach a client’s brief
Q: How do you approach a client’s brief? Part of the original brief for one project was to build a front porch. The clients envisaged a brick and glass enclosure with a glazed roof. As space was limited to four square metres I asked if the reason for the porch...

Chartered Practice Architects: Warren Hagues

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Chartered Practice Architects: Warren Hagues
Warren Hagues - Chartered Practice Architects ‘Architects are trained to consider a project holistically’ Q. I see a lot of building work to people’s homes at the moment. What value does an architect bring to this type of project? Some people think that an architect’s job is either in the...