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Deciding on a New Shower That Is Right For You

Showers have come a long way in their long and illustrate history, from ancient structures whereby the original shower was neither indoor nor man-made to modern bathrooms.

Changes to Trafford Conservation Areas

As an Accredited Planning Agent by the Trafford Council, Arc Design Services is kept informed of current changes to laws pertaining to construction and architecture.

Establishing Opportunities For Custom Build Projects

Momentum is gathering in the custom-build sector, with opportunities for people to customise their own homes emerging at two separate locations in central England.

Encouraging Support For Self and Custom Build-Projects

Despite a recent blow to those hoping to deliver self and custom-build projects, the design and architecture industry is seeing encouraging levels of support from local authorities, resulting in the potential to boost future build prospects.

'Shoebox' Homes are on the increase

Architects have criticised the "shameful shoe-box homes" being built in Britain today, saying many are too small for family life. UK new homes are apparently the smallest in Europe, research by the Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) found the floor area of the average new three-bedroom home in the UK is 88 sq m, some 8 sq m short of the recommended space.

The increase of Polystyrene Houses

You may have seen us mention polystyrene houses our previous blogs, it is an architectural design process we are using more at Arc Design Services as we believe in its strong benefits!

When we talk about polystyrene houses we are actually referring to Insulated Concrete Formwork or ICF.

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