ARC Design Services is pleased to announce they have been short-listed for the ‘Best Extension or Alteration to an Existing Home’ award at the LABC Building Excellence National Finals 2018. The event, which showcases winners of the regional awards, is taking place on the 9th November, and will be held at Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge, in London.
No doubt, like most people, the image you hold of your dream house contains a specific room or feature that you yearn to behold. For fashion lovers, in particular, the one place in the house that beats all others is a walk-in wardrobe. Like most things, though, there is nothing more stressful than choosing the right design to meet your exact needs.
With an increasing amount of modern architectural trends moving towards seamless and frameless glazing, it is no surprise that Juliet balconies are becoming a common feature in many homes. Taking the name from its appearance in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Juliet balconies are best described as a "false balcony" and are often the easiest, most effective way to add a balcony to residential developments, usually without requiring planning permission and major intrusive work to your existing home structure. They are often seen on the side of apartment buildings to enable residents with limited access to outdoor space a little more "fresh air".
With over 200 million active users and 93% of people using Pinterest to plan purchases, it is actively enabling people to design their own lives, giving users a place to save and store links from all over the web. Through visual orientation, Pinterest enables you to share your tastes and interests with other users whilst also discovering those of like-minded people; creating a cycle where your tastes and interests help others to make their own lives. From home interior and renovations to food and drink, Pinterest provides every kind of inspiration, transforming lives and homes.
With Britain experiencing the longest heatwave in five years, tropical temperatures and roasting sunshine could make 2018 a repeat of the summer of 1976; with May and June’s temperatures reaching the highest on record, keeping your house cool this summer will be a priority! Britain is spectacularly well known for its unpredictable, cold and drizzly weather, meaning that knowing how to respond to spells of hot weather is not a Brit's strong point! However, we are here to give you five tips on how to get you through this sweltering summer.