Archive for June 2014

Fighting Fear with Frank Bruno

Your average architectural project involves large sums of money, hundreds of moving parts and significant, often irreversible change. Feeling scared? You should. Fear is normal for both the client and the architect. Those who say otherwise are putting on a brave face, are foolhardy or simply don’t understand the risks. Fear indicates when we should…

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A Look Inside our British Homes Award Nominated Renovation

Our own Michael Gwynn takes you on a tour of a mansion flat that transformed into a mansion. The Vision When your family’s growing fast but your house can’t, you often find yourself having to give up your cherished home for somewhere with room to breathe. Our clients in Emperor’s Gate, South Kensington found a…

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Planning approval in St. John’s Wood

Dyer Grimes Architecture has planning approval in St. John’s Wood. We’re delighted to have been granted planning permission by Westminster council to proceed with the development of a significant basement extension to a Building of Townscape Merit in Alma Square, St. John’s Wood. Despite being in a conservation area, Westminster council approved the development due…

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Our Richmond Conversion, As Seen in ‘House & Garden’ Magazine

Readers of the latest ‘House & Garden’ magazine may have spotted this beautiful open plan kitchen featured in the ‘Kitchen and Bathroom’ supplement. As the article mainly focuses on the features and appliances of the kitchen, I thought I’d add some insight into our part in transforming a gloomy basement into a social hub. Ben…

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Planning approval in Putney

Dyer Grimes Architecture has planning approval in Putney. We’re delighted to have been granted planning permission by Wandsworth council to proceed with development of a two-storey rear extension and internal remodelling of a spacious, detached Victorian house within the Oxford Road Conservation Area of Putney. Wandsworth Council approved our plans thanks to a low profile…

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