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Things to consider when finding, briefing and working with an architect

The benefits of working with an architect

Working with an architect plays a huge part in the design and management of your self-build – after all, they have a wealth of knowledge that will come in handy. Our blog provides the top reasons why you should work with an architect for your self-build project.

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How to brief an architect

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Thoroughly briefing your architect is the key to producing exceptional architecture. The first step should be a detailed project brief, outlining everything you need from the self-build. Read our guide for a list of requirements to present to your architect.

Find an architect

Finding an architect is easy but finding the right one can be a challenge. Choosing the right architect is crucial as they will be with you every step of the way during your self-build journey, helping you bring your vision to life.

Alternative options to using an architect

Working with an architect may not be the best choice for you, but don’t worry, there are other options out there to suit your self-build project. From working with designers to builders and kit house providers, you can find something that works for you.

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