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Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) – What you need to know

Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) has been a widely talked topic within the built environment for a number of years. Any organisation with buildings constructed between the 1950’s and 1980’s will potentially feature this material within its construction. Sadly, the degradation of the material has resulted in the failure of a number of buildings within the UK and further afield. What’s more, some of these cases have been catastrophic. These fears have led to a major review of the material and its applications in buildings across the UK. The NHS alone estimates that repairs to thirty hospitals will cost in […]

Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Roof Structure

Architects in Chelmsford: The evolution of technology

As architects in Chelmsford, the technology we use has drastically changed over the last few years. From a simple toolkit made up of a ruler and pencil to now using CAD and 3D modelling, the differences are unparalleled. Utilising new technology, architects have been able to move away from 2D designs to provide a more realistic, 4D visual render for construction projects. Quite the step up from more traditional hand-drawn designs. Drones Previously, it would’ve been incredibly difficult for architects to get a proper view of a property from all angles. With the help of drones, however, architects are able […]

Architects in Chelmsford

Types of Architecture Around the World

History welcomes many different types of architecture, most of which still hold a heavy significance today. From prehistoric architecture, the name given to structures such as Stonehenge, to the modern contemporary style, building design has drastically changed through the years. What’s more, these vast differences can also be seen from country to country. The most popular types of architecture Gothic architecture is the most popular architecture type across the globe, with dominance across 13 different countries. France, Romania, Norway, and Greece were among some of the different places to adopt this style as their main focus. Features of Gothic architecture […]

Example of the Gothic style, a popular architecture type

Architects in Chelmsford: Brightening your space for spring

Spring has officially sprung and as such, we’re all looking for ways we can make the most of the lighter evenings. As experienced Chelmsford architects, we appreciate just how much of an impact the layout of your home can have on your mood. What’s more, we’ve also played our part in helping lots of clients brighten up their spaces. If you’re looking to change things up for the warmer months ahead, we’re here to help! What does an architect do? As Chelmsford architects, we are responsible for assisting with the planning stages of a construction project. From initial meetings to […]

Picture of minimalist home designed by architects