Build Archi Architects

  • Bath
  • Member since Jan 2020

Build Archi Architects (part of the Build Archi team* & formerly known as the practice of Mary C Bon RIBA) provides architectural services in Bath & North East Somerset, West Wiltshire & parts of South Gloucestershire, Bristol & Somerset. We work primarily on residential projects, (including historic or listed buildings). *The Build Archi team includes the separate businesses of Build Archi Architects and Build Archi Construction.

Trades

  1. Architecture
  2. CAD/Drawings
  3. Extensions
  4. Conversions - General
  5. Restoration & Refurbishment
  6. Loft Conversions

About Build Archi Architects

Specialism / Geographic Area:

Specialised in residential projects, Build Archi Architects currently serves the World Heritage City of Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, West Wiltshire and parts of South Gloucestershire and Somerset.

Our track record of architectural services extends to involvement in projects with construction costs from £25K to @£350K.

Built Work:

To date we have built residential work (including house alterations, extensions/conversions, interiors and landscaping) completed in Bath and North East Somerset and West Wiltshire.

Consents obtained:
We have successfully acquired planning permission, and building regulations approval (and listed building consent where necessary), while acting as agent for residential projects in Bath and North East Somerset, Wiltshire and Somerset.

Recent work:
-building regulations consultancy
-landscaping improvements, bathroom-showerroom replacement and other alterations, including open plan kitchen-dining-living, built-in furniture and other home improvement works in period cottage in Bath and North East Somerset.

-architectural appointment for rear side dining extension, to achieve open plan kitchen/dining space and other alterations, including GF WC in Victorian property in the City of Bath Conservation Area. Planning Consent obtained.

-architectural appointment for extension, alterations to previously converted stone built barn (cowshed), static stable replacement and new field access in Mendip. Planning Consent obtained.

-architectural and principal designer appointment for the renovation and upgrade, including the extension of habitable area of a 3-bed period property to form a managed holiday let in Wiltshire. Planning Consent and Full Plans Building Regulations Consent obtained.

- architectural design involvement during the pre-planning and planning phase for a 4-5 bedroom portal frame shed-to-house conversion scheme and ancillary outbuilding in Powys for a self-builder. Planning application submitted.

Current Services :

- Partial or Full Professional Architectural services aligned with the most recent RIBA Plan of Work.

These services may include:

Pre-Construction Phase Services RIBA Stage 1-4

- feasibility / initial brief formation
- measured building / land survey (manual)
- concept design / pre-planning applications
- brief development
- developed design
- architectural design
- planning applications
- listed building consent
- design and access statements
- full plans building regulations applications and consultancy
- technical design
- building specifications
- schedules of works
- tendering / itemised price obtention

Construction Phase Services RIBA Stage 5/6
- contract administration of traditional building contract
- site visits
- defect management / ‘snagging’

We also offer services as Principal Designer and in connection with Party Walls, interior design and landscaping.

Qualifications

ARB: 063741F

RIBA: first Chartered in 2000

1993: Diploma in Architecture: Pass (University of Edinburgh)

1992: Ma(Hons) Degree in Architecture:
(University of Edinburgh): 2:1

City & Guilds R:13 AutoCad certificate holder but now Vectorworks user.

Insurance

Professional Indemnity Insurance

Limit of indemnity: £1,000,000.00
Valid until: 7th Jun 2023

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