Architects and Home Extensions
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Whether you have grown out of your existing home or want to transform home extensions glasgow into the dream house you’ve always wanted, a well-designed and beautifully-built extension is one of the best ways to add value and functionality to your property.

What are the disadvantages of home extensions?

A Glasgow-based architect will be able to guide you through the options available to you when it comes to adding extra space. These might include conservatories, garden rooms and traditional single or two-storey extensions. They can help you to create a new kitchen, living or dining room as well as additional bedrooms and bathrooms.

Home extensions are also a popular choice with homeowners wanting to create more sociable, open-plan living spaces. An architect will work to strike a balance between creating shared spaces and more private, insulated areas that can cope with the demands of modern family life. They can also help you to create a sustainable extension that can accommodate your lifestyle and cater for the needs of your family for years to come.

Architects can also make the most of natural light with loft conversions and garages converted into extra bedrooms being popular choices for many Glasgow residents. They can add a roof lantern or clerestory to the room and use large windows in the side walls to bring in more light.

Once you have finalised the layout and design of your extension, you will need to submit detailed plans to your local council for approval. The council will assess the plan to ensure that it meets Building Regulations’ standards for insulation, thermal performance and structural elements. They may also ask for further information about aspects of the design and your architect will collaborate with a structural engineer to ensure that all the necessary information is included in the drawings submitted.