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Clare Lou | Architecture Photographer | 22/07/19

Importance of architectural photography written by Clare Lou www.clarelouphotography.com July 24, 2019 Introduction and Meeting with Archilink I’m a photographer with an exclusive focus on architecture and interior spaces of the built environment. Now based in Aberdeen, I recently had the pleasure of meeting the proactive founders of Archilink: Shehan and Alistair, to discuss ideas

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How Many Architects Are There In Aberdeen?

Architects in Aberdeen There is a society of architects in Aberdeen, which represents over 200 chartered architecture practices. They have created a directory where you can view these practices contact information. However, there are many architecture practices that will not appear on this list due to now having a chartered architect working there. We estimate

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Architects near me | Is Local always best?

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

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Finding A Designer That Shares Your Vision

During our customer discovery, we found that the residents of Aberdeen found it very difficult to find an architect. It’s not particularly hard to google “local architects Aberdeen” and instantly receive a list of amazing architecture practices. The hard part is cutting through the mound of information and industry jargon to decide which architectural designer

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Virtual Reality For Explaining Concepts To Clients

Virtual reality was created as a training tool for the United States military. The wider possibilities for technology in gaming and education began to be realised in the 1990s. In the past decade, Virtual reality has been transformed from a complicated curiosity to a powerful tool with vast applications across multiple professions. Designers are currently

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How long does it take to build an extension?

For a small relatively simple three metre, single rear extension, construction time is usually around three to four month. For larger double height rear extensions, it may be around five to seven months. However, this time schedule does not take into account the time taken for design and planning phases as these can vary depending

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Homeowners Guide to Choosing An Architect

We at Archilink believe that designers and clients must be compatible. Once you have created your design brief you will receive ‘bids’ from local designers that are interested in your project. Having an idea is easy but finding the correct designer that shares your exact vision is often the hard part, so we have created

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Architects and Architectural Technologists. What do these terminologies mean?

Architect: The title of the architect is protected by the “Architects Registration Board” (ARB). You can view the register to see if the Architect if the designers are qualified to call them self as an Architect in the UK. Architectural Technologists: Architectural technologists also have a professional body – Charted Institute of Architectural Technologies (CIAT),

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