Design. The key to better houses – Surrey Magazine

July 25, 2018

Everything manufactured is first drawn. If the design is right the product succeeds. If it is not right the product fails. This is what architects do for buildings. Locked in their design is the success of a project; whether it will be economical and quick to construct, whether it will have low maintenance and a long life; whether it will be practical, efficient and easy to use; whether it will be easy to heat, insulate an service; and finally will it give pleasure to the owners and occupants and lift the hearts of those who pass by? A building should do all these things and thereby add to its intrinsic value as an investment.

Article written by Mike Gazzard and includes a house designed by Hugh Petter in Oxshott for Fairmile Homes.

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