Navigating the world of planning permission and seemingly endless paperwork can be a long, complicated process. So, in order to avoid any mishaps, it’s important to be aware of when planning permission is compulsory (and when it is not). In this blog, we’ll explain what planning permission is, and when it is (or isn’t) required for your project. We’ll also talk about permitted development rights and how to go about applying for planning permission.
Any project, whether it’s a small extension or full-scale build, is going to incur costs. And for most people, it’s not quite as simple as buying the materials and building it yourself – you’re going to have to hire experts to help with the more technical aspects of building. Architectural teams, structural engineers, planning permission and building warrants, all these …
Both architects and structural engineers play a integral roles in the development and construction of a building, but what do they do? This blog explains the difference between architects and structural engineers to help you understand which you need for your project.
There is often misunderstanding around planning permission and building warrants, with many people believing that they are the same thing – in this blog, we’ll outline the main distinctions between building warrants and planning permission, so that you know which one you might need for your project and the consequences of not gaining permissions.
The work of Crawford Architecture varies widely on a day to day basis – from domestic extensions to custom built homes, house builders to large oil and gas projects, we’ve seen several unique projects over the years. But we have never seen a disused swimming pool transformed into a cinema! The Montrose Playhouse Project was the brainchild of our very …
We are delighted to announce that long-serving member of the Crawford Architecture team David Paton has been promoted to the post of associate director, as we continue to plan for the future growth and diversification of the business. David has been with the family firm for more than 15 years, and started his career studying at university alongside fellow director, …
We are delighted to share this upcoming residential development of 5 luxury dwellings at Woodend of Glassel, Banchory. Read on for more details!
When trying to decide between bifold or sliding doors for your home, the choice will ultimately come down to personal preference and budget, but there are a few other considerations to ponder when making your decision. This blog explores the pros and cons of each to help you decide.
Your front door is the first thing that most people notice about your home – but how do you choose the right one? This article offers five key points to consider when choosing the right door for your property.
Your internal doors might seem like a bit of an afterthought, but they are extremely important in helping you complete the overall look and flow of your home. In this blog, we’ll explore the different options available for your internal doors.