Great to hear that one of our projects in Cornwall has been shortlisted for 𝘽𝙪𝙞𝙡𝙙𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙋𝙧𝙤𝙟𝙚𝙘𝙩 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙔𝙚𝙖𝙧 in the…
Working from home has got a whole lot more beautiful. Thank you @budegardener Posted @withregram@budegardener
@GeoffWilkinson @russellcurtis @PlanningShit There’s a lot of creativity out just needs harnessing and…
@GeoffWilkinson @russellcurtis We can’t match the fuzzy felt but we raise you with a Lego City 😀 #youngdesigners

Planning Design Matters

Design really does matter when it comes to getting planning approval. In a recent planning appeal, for a housing development in Surrey, the Inspector refused the permission due to its poor design.

In his decision, the Inspector gave ‘very substantial weight’ to the design failings, believing it to be ‘too cramped’ and that it ‘paid no attention to its surroundings’. He lambasted the lack of a coherent master plan and criticised the lack of structure to the layout which had disconnected residential blocks scattered across the existing site.

Enlightened developers understand the importance of design, but as demonstrated, sadly there are still those who don’t. To avoid jeopardising a planning application, which can be time-consuming and expensive, developers need to look to their Architects to ensure good design principles are followed and to commit to providing a well-conceived scheme.

To read more about how our team of experts can help throughout this process please visit our Planning Consultancy page on the website.



2019 in Review

Cornwall's newest homeless centre.

The remotest of challenges!!

As seen on TV!

TDA shortlisted as ideas generators in design competition

It’s a hat-trick at Trewin Design

Home automation and The Internet of Things (IoT)

Planning Design Matters

Saving the planet and my pocket!

A Qualified Success for Anthony at Trewin Design Architects

It's all in the planning

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Witch markings and the magic in old buildings

'Moor' to celebrate this summer with Dartmoor Otter campaign

Vacancies within Trewin Design

Social housing, Scillies style

It's not all Poldark & Pasties

A Welcome Conversion

Best Of Houzz Design Award 2017

Merry Christmas from all of us.

Welcome to the practice

How Do We Create Modern Homes Fit for Future Lifestyles?

How Do We Create Modern Homes Fit for Future Lifestyles?

Make tea, not war!

North Devon Students Win RIBA Prize

Proud of our partnerships #ukhousing

Turning ideas into reality

Virtual reality architectural tours land in the South West

A win for small house builders

Architectural Apprentice / CAD Technician opportunities.

VR Architecture

The "Sound" Of A Smile

Step inside your virtual space

Apprentice opportunities #NAW2016

Catching up with Red for National Apprenticeship Week

Do we really need an architect?

I can fly higher than an eagle....

Do we really need an architect?

A Winning Combination

Do we really need an architect?

Life Of An Architect

Be Inspired

The “Roland” Effect

Staying at the Forefront of Innovative Design Techniques

Anniversaries are a time for celebration, reflection and resolution...

Barn Doors Opening Wider for Development

I’m sorry – do you understand what you just said?

"How do we make it easier to just get on and build stuff?"

Fabulous Features and Arborial Arbitration

Beyond 16! Will there be room?

7 Bells to 7 Beds....

More than the sum of the parts???

A Housing Generation Gap? Or just a New Approach...