Architects near my area

One of the most frequently asked questions here on Archilink is:

‘Should I always choose to work with an architect near me?

Whether you are planning a renovation, self-build house or even an extension, it is always best to find the right architect for the job. By connecting with the right designer you will automatically gain a valuable person to advise and guide you on how to tackle the maze of decisions, which you will come across throughout the design, planning, and construction of a project.

Connecting with the right person who shares the same vision as you will ensure:

  • Your budget is used wisely during the initial stages of the design process,
  • That your project meets all relevant criteria such as planning permission and building control,
  • Recommend good builders for the project, which will help you avoid numerous phone calls to gather quotes from local builders,
  • Finally, deliver you with your perfect home, which you will want to spend many years in.

CONNECTING WITH THE RIGHT ARCHITECT IS CRUCIAL BUT HOW IMPORTANT IS IT TO CONNECT WITH AN ARCHITECT NEAR ME?

If location is what excites you when looking for an architect then you will be glad to hear that a using a nearby architect may well be beneficial.

Frequent site visits

By using a local architect, you will benefit from regular meetings on site during the design process. However, many project conversations usually take place over the phone and emails but it is in many cases worthwhile meeting the designer on site to understand specific design complexities.

Knowledge of local planning

Local architects will most likely have experience working with their local planning authority and they will also possess good knowledge of the development guidelines near your area. Nonetheless, the right architect should always be able to get up to speed with the local planning and guidelines. A good thing to check for when choosing the right architect for your project is by viewing their Archilink profile to ensure they possess sufficient experience to carry out your project.

They may know local tradesmen

Architects near you will have already worked with a variety of respected tradesmen around your area, therefore they will be able to point you in the direction of connecting with other professionals you might need for the job such as Surveyors, local builders, and structural engineers.

LET US FIND THE RIGHT LOCAL ARCHITECT FOR YOU

At Archilink we’d like to recommend a distance of 50 to 100 miles from your project location to your chosen architect. However, we have witnessed some amazing architectural projects been born from long-distance connections. At Archilink we can connect you to local architects in Aberdeen, architects in Glasgow and also architects in Edinburgh.

Post a project to connect with your designer to kick start your journey today.