Interior architecture in its most simple form is a mix of interior design and architecture. Interior architecture is about reimagining space while ensuring its functionality. This means an interior architect will need to have the artistry and eye of an interior designer and be able to combine this with the technical knowledge of an architect. Interior architecture means that space will be used in an optimal way, this is especially beneficial for spaces such as restaurants, offices, hotels, and more.
If you have a space that needs to be refreshed or improved it may be tempting to undertake this with your own resources. It is important to understand how time consuming and difficult this may end up being. An interior architect from Western Building Consultants will have a wealth of practical and theoretical knowledge on how to upgrade your space. We can even create a 3D simulation of plans for your space so you can make sure you are 100% happy with them. An interior architect will also have reliable contacts and resources to get the job done. Collaborating with a trained interior architect is a great way to create a unique space, adding value to your building and increasing the wow factor for anyone who enters
Minimalism is hugely popular at the moment and looks clean and clutter free. When creating a minimalist space it’s important not to let the room become soulless.
From an interior architecture point of view the room still needs to be functional, hidden, cleverly designed storage solutions in the room are a great way to keep the minimalist vibe whilst still having access to items you need which may otherwise clutter the space.
A Bohemian space has a lot less structure, and has a personal and relaxed feel. It is still important to plan out your space in order for your area to be usable. Bohemian style originates from the 19th century where many artists, playwrights and other creative types were seeing money as far less important than creativity. The bohemian style in these days was to embrace the unconventional by tossing out general interior design rules and layering many patterns and fabrics that generally wouldn’t be considered together, but still achieve a cosy and unique feel.
When it comes to getting a bohemian style through interior architecture it mixes the traditional personal and eclectic traits of the bohemian style while keeping the space functional and practical.
Art deco is a design style from the 1920s to 1930s and utilises bold geometric shapes. It aims to create a sleek non-traditional elegance to symbolise wealth and sophistication. Art deco did fall out of style around World War II times but has seen a resurgence in the late 1960s and it is still influencing art and design in the 21st century. It is eye-catching and bold and when making a space art deco with an interior architect it allows for centrepiece staircases and stylised windows to bring the room together and can be truly impressive.
Country chic, previously better known as shabby chic, is a relaxed style increasing in popularity. It combines standard and vintage pieces and is cost effective style without too many rules and great to organise a space without having to buy loads of new items, as older ones can easily be repurposed.
An Interior architect can work with you to ensure that your space is fit for purpose while staying true to the aesthetic that you are looking for.
Get in contact with us at Western Building Consultants and we can help guide you in upgrading your space and create your dream home now.
Western were really professional, quick and went above and beyond to give us the designs we wanted as well as keeping us on track with our building plans. Thanks to James and all the team for the excellent work and affordable price.
Top notch service here from Paul Keegan who was super patient with us and when we finally got access for a building condition survey on our new premises, he went above and beyond the call of duty to get our report back to us over a weekend. Thanks WBC you came up trumps for us.
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We are a small local building company that were looking for a similar sized company to work with us on many various projects from loft conversions and extensions to structural works of all sizes.
It’s been a relationship that’s worked great from day one. It’s been over a year now of working with western on at least a weekly basis. Whether its the office staff, architects or structural engineers they’ve been second to none. Always helpful and accommodating even throughout this pandemic which must of been a struggle.
I love that we can offer westerns services along side our own and the feed back we get from all of our customers when they’ve had contact with western is great.
In the 20 years I’ve been a builder this company is the best I’ve used and we will continue to use them for the next 20 years.
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Exceptional service provided by Maria Simone; she incorporated as many of our requests as possible when designing a beautiful extension for us despite many limits and delays from the planning office. Her professional, thorough and friendly approach made us feel confident that we were in safe hands and we look forward to working with her and the rest of the team.
Have received a great service from Jo at Western Building Consultants so far. She is always very responsive, works extra hard for our tight timeline and kept me updated through out the process and was really quick to understand our project objective.
This is the third time I have worked with Western Building Consultants and as usual they have been a pleasure to work with. I dealt directly with Sam and Jo who did the Structural Calculations and the Drawings respectively for my residential to HMO conversion project. They were accommodating, engaging and professional.
I look forward to the next project!
I had a very positive experience with Western Building Consultants right from the start with requesting a quote from Ebony through to the delivery from Jo. Jo delivered exactly what i needed to a very good standard so much so that i’ve already booked in for another job. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend WBC to others.
Our journey with Western Building consultancy so far has been fantastic! Jo’s patience and ability to understand my scribbles and ridiculous ideas made designing our venture fun instead of daunting. Communication is always prompt, professional and most importantly sincere. I’m really looking forward to how the rest of our project progresses!
I have enjoyed working with Western Building Consultants on a complicated project for about 4 years now. During that time they have without fail given me a high level of customer service, being welcoming, responsive and competent.
As a customer I particularly appreciate that WBC are value for money. They also stick to their quotes and don’t add a lot of extras. Help and advice is always forthcoming generally at no extra charge.
Thank you so much for all your advice today. That was so very helpful, not only with the structure of the property but especially with your comments about the whole set up. I can see that we were within a gnat’s whisker of entering a complete can of worms… Thank you so much for saving us from making a stupid mistake.
Thanks to you both your help in this matter – you were both extremely efficient and accommodating (more than I can say about other companies I contacted).
Your professionalism has been invaluable, thank you.
Thank you for your extremely comprehensive report. It will be of immense help when deciding on the works we would like to carry out on the property. We have decided to take your advice and move into the property and live in it for a while to assess our requirements.
Thank you for your prompt service, could not have asked or expected more. I note your comments and in an ideal world everything would have been 1.
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I just wanted to say thank you very much for your thorough and clear report. It is written in an informative and jargon free way which has made a pretty hefty document ultimately digestible and easy to understand.
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Please pass on my thanks to Paul for the survey. In my working life, I read many stock survey reports – I work with social housing providers to set up their asset management strategies – and this was one of the clearest and most comprehensive I’ve seen.
Dear Paul, Thank you so much for your fast response and the detail in your report is very very good and greatly appreciated. Thank you for your efforts.
Many thanks for your swift and thorough return of this report, we so appreciate you getting this back to us on such a tight turn around this week, and on the first read it seems extremely clear and comprehensive.
Hi Kerry / Paul, Thanks for sending the survey across.
I’d also like to thank you for your excellent service and professionalism. I considered many surveyors before choosing to proceed with you and it’s clear that I made the right choice. I won’t hesitate to recommend you to family, friends and colleagues in the future.
“We have commissioned three building surveys from WBC until we found the house that was right for us and all thanks to you”
I never expected so much detail, the report was really great and there were things I never even considered, even being in the construction trade
The report was brilliant and went into so much detail, having had reports from other surveyors in the past this report was far superior
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