Design Briefs: How to Create One for Your Architect

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This guide will ensure the design brief you hand your architect results in you dream home.

The services of a good architect, or house design professional, can be invaluable in ensuring the success of the project. Very often, finding the right architect, will make the difference between a 'so-so' end result and a design that really shines. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.