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Medieval Architecture in the Harry Potter Films

As the nights draw in, the air gets chillier, and with Halloween fast approaching, our team at Munday + Cramer have been discussing the influence of medieval architecture in the Harry Potter films. Both the books and movies evoke a nostalgic feeling for fans of the franchise, with the sets showcasing the true art of medieval design. Architecture styles featured in Harry Potter The books lay the groundwork for the production design through their descriptive and immersive storytelling. In the films, the sets begin by depicting the average 20th Century British home – seemingly influenced by postmodern architecture with a nod to slightly bland 1970s décor. As Harry learns he is a wizard and begins to discover […]

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Domestic Architecture: Transforming your garden for summer

Sunny days are few and far between for those of us living in the UK. As such, when the summer months roll around, we want to be spending as much time in our gardens as possible. As domestic architecture specialists, we’re here to ensure your outside spaces are designed in a way that is both functional and aesthetic. Through the power of design, allow us to transport you to another continent right from the comfort of your own deck chair.   The role of an architect   If you’ve never worked with an architect before, it can be daunting entering […]

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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 […]

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