Archive for March 2015

Planning Approval in Barnes

Dyer Grimes Architecture has planning approval in Barnes. We’re delighted to have been granted planning permission by Richmond council to proceed with the demolition of a detached house in Barnes to facilitate the construction of a new, two storey family home. Richmond is a notoriously difficult borough for demolition approvals but the council was happy…

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The Challenges of Independence and Why I’d Never Change

More than twenty years have passed since I first struck out on my own as an architect and now I find myself at a defining point in my career. I’m no longer working in isolation, I have a brilliant team around me who motivate me more than every day I spent on my own. Despite…

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Planning Approval in Wandsworth

Dyer Grimes Architecture has planning approval in Wandsworth. We’re delighted to have been granted planning permission by Wandsworth council to proceed with the development of a split level rear extension, basement and loft conversion in the Sutherland Grove conservation area, Wandsworth. As the road featured numerous extensions of a similar scale, Wandsworth council was happy…

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How to Choose the Right Property to Renovate

The perfect property for renovation is a wreck. The more the paint and plaster has been stripped away from a house, the more you get to see its bones. If the structure’s sturdy and the price is right, with a bit of work and imagination you can build a unique, contemporary home for far less…

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Inspiring Architects: Frank Lloyd Wright

No building exists in isolation. No matter how unique and tailored to our clients a home may be, it draws upon the rich heritage of architecture and contributes its own character to the ongoing art. Acknowledging where a building sits in time, space and the field itself is essential to great architecture. This is as…

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Merimac Diary Part One: The Big Dig

Work has finally started on site at Merimac, Assad and Lisa’s state of the art, contemporary home in the picturesque East Sussex countryside. Now that the project has moved from concept to concrete, we checked in on them to hear their thoughts on the journey so far. “It feels real now. Before we were visiting…

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