A guide to the role of an architect and other professionals on a new build or home extension project....
Your home is at the centre of your world. It should enhance the life you lead and fill you with joy. With personalised service from 50 Degrees North Architects, you can make your ideal home a reality. We work with you to create living spaces which bring your vision to life. Because your dream home needn’t only exist on the pages of a magazine.
Architecture is about designing beautiful buildings, inside and out. It means creating something new and fresh; a place to feel both relaxed and invigorated. Whether it’s a new build, an extensive remodel or an extension, attractive design complements your lifestyle. So if you’d like to create a stunning new space in your home, we can help. We bring innovative ideas and an original perspective, so that you can enjoy the design process. We exist to help you make the most of your home.
If you have a project in mind, why not get in touch to arrange a free consultation at our studio?
Discover how your dream home can become a reality.
As we travel south so the suns influence grows stronger and at 50°North, a radical transformation begins...
We cater to the experienced and the novice. If you’ve never worked with an architect before, take a look at this practical insight into the services we offer.
We tailor our services to meet your needs and expectations. At the initial meeting we assess what you’re looking for so we know how to help. Find out more.
Your project is unique: each build varies in length and is impacted by a variety of factors. We’ll always discuss timescales with you upfront – learn more about project timescales.
YEARS IN BUSINESS
YEARS OF COLLECTIVE EXPERIENCE
Have you been scouring Instagram looking for design ideas? We’ve been helping people to make their visions a reality for 17 years. Why not take a glimpse into our world? If you need a little inspiration, settle down with a coffee and let your imagination wander…
We’ve been in business for 17 years: we’re a team of seven and between us have decades of experience in residential architecture
Our experience means we know what questions to ask; if something isn’t feasible, we’ll tell you honestly and suggest alternatives
We’re specialists in residential architecture and have streamlined the process to make it simple and enjoyable for you
We work with consultants, specialists and builders who we know and trust to deliver your vision
We won’t try and force you into a box. We tailor our service and advice to each client: the vision you have in mind is the reality we help create
Our studio is close to Richmond tube station. There’s always someone to answer the phone and we’d love to welcome you in person, whether it’s for an initial meeting or to discuss progress. Come and meet the team!
Throughout the journey, we explain what we do, what you need to do, and what happens next
How about in a week? Six months…a year? Our clients make thousands of decisions over the course of a project. One client estimated that from project start to end, she made 4,000 decisions! It seems like a lot – and it is. Major building works on your most valuable asset is an enormous undertaking. Our job is to support you as you make the decisions that are right for you. We’ve put together a list of our most frequently asked questions, to help you decide whether the time is right to create your forever home.
Our Insight section is where you’ll find our take on all things residential architecture. Keep an eye out for industry news as well as tips on getting the most from your project.
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There is good reason that nearly 60% of our clients come to us via a recommendation. Read what clients our clients are saying about us.
"The team were really friendly, helpful and supportive throughout the entire project and we would highly recommend the team to anyone looking to create something unique."
"They were brilliant at listening to our ideas and drawing up plans in line with that vision. They were at all times professional, always approachable and very good at working with our builders."
"We appointed 50 Degrees North due to their creative vision and clear understanding of our design ideas. We didn't want anything 'off the shelf' and they were fantastic a realising our ideas."
"50 Degrees North developed a design to maximise the value of my site and develop a new urban space. They developed a strategy for the use of the site and how it interacted with adjacent spaces... Very helpful, easily contactable and approachable."
"The finished result is better than we ever expected - the small details make the difference and we're seeing our house from new angles, in a new light, every day."
"They recommended a fantastic build team and worked very closely with them, bringing the plans to life."
"They brought to the table a wealth of knowledge from the start to the end of the project and made our house a home we absolutely love."
"They carefully guided us through all aspects of the planning process, advising us on using various planning application types to ensure we received the desired result."
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We understand…you can imagine cooking dinner for your nearest and dearest in your extended kitchen. You can practically feel the bubbles against your skin as you luxuriate in your master bathroom. You’re excited and eager to get going with your project. We can’t wait to hear from you!
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Prefer to do things face to face? No problem, visit us at our studio in Richmond
We’ll brew the coffee…