SWDArchitecture

Business Description

Background . With over 20 years experience as a qualified Chartered Architect, working in award winning sustainable practices in Bristol, London, the South East and internationally; Samantha brings extensive experience in designing and delivering both new build and refurbishment projects, predominately in the residential and educational sectors. Before studying architecture, she completed a degree in Product, Interior and Furniture Design. This plays an important part in her approach to each project. At any scale of project, Samantha’s approach is to promote functional, good quality design that is affordable; with the users desires and needs being the focus, to create a unique solution for each Client.

Samantha has worked on a wide range of projects and contracts, from feasibility studies, concept design through to the construction of a range of residential, commercial and educational buildings; both new build and refurbishment. She has obtained planning permission for highly contentious sites within conservation areas and listed buildings. Previous projects have achieved Ecohomes ‘very good’ rating, BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating and LABC awards on both residential, commercial and educational projects. She has worked closely with English Heritage, CABE, Local Authorities and their communities.

Services . Samantha provides a professional Architectural Service tailored to your individual needs. She will spend time listening and understanding what is important to you, how you live and work, what your future desires or needs may be, what your budget or constraints are. Investing in this early discussion is fundamental to achieving a successful project. The testing of options to ensure flexibility of spaces, future proofing, energy efficiency and construction method to budget are the next step. Samantha follows a ‘fabric first’ approach to her buildings. This is achieving good air tightness, well insulated and ventilated buildings as standard, seeking to improve the energy efficiency of existing fabric where possible.

Contact . Get in touch to discuss your project . Initial consultations are free of charge.

2 Beverley Court

Backwell
England
BS48 3HH
United Kingdom