Devon’s rolling hills and stunning countryside play host to a variety of beautiful buildings and homes all over the county. From modern to traditional, there’s a building from every purpose and a home to suit every person.
This week we’ve asked our Twitter followers to recommend some of the people behind the design of some of these brilliant buildings and handsome homes, so here’s what they’ve come up with…
Stephen Hargreaves, Crediton
Stephen graduated from Sheffield University School of Architecture with an Overall Distinction in 1979 and has worked on all types of projects and for practices both large and small. Stephen formed his own practice in 1991 and settled in Devon in 1998.
Living Space, Exeter
Living Space Architects have an huge amount of experience and offer an initial 4 hour design service to help kick start your project and give advice on design options, possible options and costs. If you think they are the one for you, get in contact!
Van der Steen Hall, Chagford
During the last thirty six years, Van der Steen Hall has carried out over a thousand projects throughout Devon, Cornwall and Somerset and has extensive experience in the design of new buildings in sensitive areas and on sites of special interest.
Grainge Architects, Exeter
Grainge Architects Ltd has developed from its beginnings in 1990 to become one of the leading architectural practices in the South West. Grainge Architects has developed a reputation for having a clear understanding of client requirements through thorough briefing, practical and imaginative design solutions to difficult problems and well conceived and delivered buildings.
Annie Martin, Exeter
Annie Martin believes that “Every project is different although there are fundamental principles and approaches that are intrinsic to all proposals and their realisation.” She has a lot experience in a variety of architectural fields, and has been doing this for over 10 years.
TFQ aim to create integrated, innovative and sustainable designs that are beyond expectation, and they apply this philosophy to a broad range of sectors and clients. They are committed to creating buildings that are sensitive to the needs of their clients and end users but also the surroundings they are set in.
Barc Architects, Exeter
Barc are a client focused architect’s practice who specialise in the design and delivery of high quality contemporary buildings, extensions and renovations in Devon and the South West. Their attention to detail, proportion and scale combined with functional practicality produces comfortable, efficient and elegant spaces.
Peregrine Mears, Barnstaple
Peregrine Mears are an Award winning North Devon Architects providing full architectural, building design and planning services. Based in Barnstaple and Exeter, they work on a wide variety of projects across the South West.
They are a growing practice with a passion for design. They still get excited by the process of architecture and endeavour to create buildings that will inspire and delight clients and users for years to come.
Jonathan Rhind, Barnstaple
Jonathan Rhind Architects specialise in historic buildings conservation and re-use, and new innovative, high-quality projects, often for difficult or controversial sites throughout the southwest
They have worked on many of the region’s finest ancient and interesting buildings, and the practice was awarded the prestigious 2012 European Union/Europa Nostra prize for Conservation for The Gildhouse, Poundstock, North Cornwall.
Gale & Snowden, Exeter
Gale & Snowden Architects Ltd, established in 1992, is an award-winning RIBA Chartered Practice that focuses on regenerative design based on permaculture principles. Their projects unify ecology, building biology, physics and landscape design with elegant and efficient architecture to create beautiful, healthy and uplifting buildings and landscapes.