The Art of Habitation is an architectural practice based in Dartmoor. This young architectural firm combines academic research with hands on intervention and building practice.

Architect Chagford Devon South West

The Art of Habitation works with some of the most experienced planning consultants on jobs inside and outside the National Park. The practice delivers sustainable designs using natural, reused and ecologically friendly building materials.

The Art of Habitation offers architectural services including planning applications, contract administration, building conservation and contemporary design. The basic rate is negotiable depending on the type of work. Fees for larger projects are calculated as a percentage of the construction cost as is industry standard. Projects are structured according to RIBA Plan of Work. All invoices are provided with a detailed breakdown of the agreed activities, time and cost.


Planning application drawing example:

Devon Architect
Extract from proposed elevation

Building control drawing example:

Commercial and residential projects
Fire escape and compartmentation strategy

3D visualization rendering example:

Dartmoor Eco Architecture
3D design for an eco house

 


Construction detail example:

Sustainable Architecture
Roof detailing

The Art of Habitation works with a very good and experienced team of consultants covering Devon, London and beyond. This architectural practice has access to many well known British architects drawing on their expertise if needed. Tha Art of Habitation has a very efficient set up and is able to offer exceptional value for money.

Structural engineers:

http://www.structuremode.com/
http://www.barryhoneysett.co.uk/

Energy consultants:

http://www.peterwarm.co.uk/

Quantity surveyors:

http://www.qspmconsultants.com/

Building materials and tools:

www.anton-coaker.co.uk
www.mikewye.co.uk
www.romanproducts.co.uk
www.reusablematerials.net
www.facebook.com/Totnes-Classic-Handtools-910327212340709/

Local contractors:

www.jackinthegreenlime.co.uk
www.sublimerenovations.co.uk
www.emanuelhendry.co.uk
www.buildsomethingbeautiful.co.uk

Hydro energy:

www.evans-engineering.co.uk
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