Archive for September 2014

Ask an Architect: What is the Code for Sustainable Homes?

Richard from Richmond asks, “I’m considering a self build and I’m trying to familiarise myself with building regulations. I’ve discovered my borough uses the Code for Sustainable Homes. Just getting to grips with basic regs had been hard enough – can you clear up CFSH for me?” The Code for Sustainable Homes sits separately from…

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Planning approval in Wimbledon

Dyer Grimes Architecture has planning approved in Wimbledon We’re delighted to have been granted planning permission by Merton council to proceed with the refurbishment and extension of a three storey, 1920s detached house close to Wimbledon centre. The approved design includes a two storey rear extension, loft conversion and basement, the light for which will…

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A Cutting Edge Escape to the Country

Assad was everything we enjoy in a client: a clear vision, a hands on attitude and high standards. He also came with two challenges for us to tackle: a site in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in East Sussex and Lisa, his wife. Assad and Lisa had disparate views on the ideal…

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