Tye Architects Insights

At Tye Architects, we believe in keeping our clients informed on all the latest news and developments in the architectural world. Our articles are designed to inform and entertain our customers and readers, and hopefully answer some questions about Paragraph 80 Houses, Residential Architecture, Commercial Architecture, legislation, and much more. You will also find an insight into the inner workings of Tye Architects; our philosophies; our ethos; an exploration of our day-to-day activities and thought processes when designing innovative buildings.

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How a residential architect can future proof your home. 

Employing an experienced architect to design your home extensions is a great way to ensure that your home is able to deal with all that life throws at it. A home extension can be a major project to undertake; having an architect to oversee the design process not only allows the extension itself to fit …

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What To Consider When Designing Your Own Residence

Designing your own residence can be an extremely rewarding venture as you can create your dream home from scratch, turning it into reality. However, you will not be surprised to hear that it can be an arduous task from start to finish. Designing a house and making sure that everything is completed to a high …

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How To Approach The Alteration of a Listed Building

Listed buildings are part of our history, and are valued not only by the people that own them but by the public as well. The UK’s architecture is renowned across the world, and it is an important monument to what came before us. As a result, it is only natural that extra care and consideration …

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What Are The Benefits of Using an Architect?

Whether or not to choose an architect for your next project is an important decision to make, and should be taken early on in the planning phase. For some, employing an architect may seem like an unnecessary expense, especially if there is a limited budget to play with. However, architects are a worthwhile investment for …

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Paragraph 80 (Paragraph 79) Houses: The Overview

Paragraph 80 Houses – formerly known as paragraph 79 – refers to the planning policy set out by the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) that details the requirements for detached, isolated rural homes. The planning policy was conceived in 1997, and has gone through many iterations since then, including Paragraph 79, Paragraph 55, and PPS7.  …

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