Wednesday 28th August, 2019

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid

One of the most attractive aspects of building your own home is that you get to choose exactly the features that you want. This can be a very exciting process. However, it is vital that you have the patience to consider all the details of your plan. Mistakes made along the way may mean that you won’t get the house you ideally wanted. Some mistakes can be corrected further down the line, but this could be a costly process.

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Thursday 22nd August, 2019

Use an Architect for your Building Extension

Use an Architect for your Building Extension

When they are designed well, building extensions and building alterations can completely transform your home. They can revolutionise the way that you use the space, create a new open-plan style of living, and allow more natural light into the property. They can also be a fantastic way of increasing the market value of your house.

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Friday 16th November, 2018

How the Community Infrastructure Levy affects new building projects

How the Community Infrastructure Levy affects new building projects

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a planning charge which was introduced as a tool for local authorities in England and Wales to help deliver infrastructure to support the development of their area. Although it came into force on 6 April 2010 not all councils have so far introduced the levy. However, Cornwall Council will begin charging the levy from 1st January 2019. It is therefore now vital for landowners and developers in Cornwall to have an understanding of how this new system works.

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Thursday 11th October, 2018

CAD Architects go BIM!

CAD Architects go BIM!

Following a recent trip to Plymouth to attend Graitec’s BIM (Building Information Modelling) Level 2 compliance training seminar, CAD Architects hold their latest BIM Working Group meeting to discuss the opportunities and advantages of using Revit in our projects and collaborating with others using BIM.

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Tuesday 2nd October, 2018

Reflecting on five amazing years

This month it will be five years since CAD Architects made the move to our current offices in Lemon Street, Truro. It’s fair to say that we’ve never looked back! This has been a period of rapid growth for our business and, during that time, we have had the privilege of working on some fantastic projects for great clients.

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