04.07.2018

Real Homes: Inspirational Loft Space

Real Homes magazine features Clear Architects' striking Hill Road new build scheme…

Real Homes: Inspirational Loft Space
07.03.2018

Grand Designs: Mid-Century Renovation

Home renovation is big business, with the average family spending at least £1,700 a year on improvements.  The main criteria; modernise and improve living space. Grand Designs‘ April issue looks at several refurbishment projects, including our quirky scheme in Essex, Ducketts Mead. A rare example of iconic 1960s …

Grand Designs: Mid-Century Renovation
28.02.2018

Real Homes: Adding An Extension

In 2017 over 200,000 homeowners received planning consent to extend their homes, a rise of 20% in the past 4 years. Rising house prices and the cost of stamp …

Real Homes: Adding An Extension
13.02.2018

Real Homes: Bungalows – Kill or Cure?

Bungalows can be a great investment, but if you're planning to make alterations, make sure you do your research. In this article, Melanie Clear looks at the advantages and pitfalls of buying a bungalow. …

Real Homes: Bungalows – Kill or Cure?
27.11.2017

Clear Architects Chosen for ‘Ugly House to Lovely House’ on Channel 4

Channel 4 programme Ugly House to Lovely House, staring TV architect George Clarke, has chosen our project Forest View to feature in their current series. The show follows the journey …

Clear Architects Chosen for ‘Ugly House to Lovely House’ on Channel 4
22.11.2017

Clear Architect’s Design Chosen By Channel 4 Show

A new Channel 4 homes show – Best Laid Plans – is due to feature our prestigious new build home 40 Hill Road, in Theydon Bois, on  9 December. The programme is hosted by one of TV’s favourite architectural designers, Charlie Luxton, along with property developer Sophie Morgan, who help homeowners …

Clear Architect’s Design Chosen By Channel 4 Show
11.10.2017

Design Buy Build Magazine

The publishers of Design Buy Build magazine have included our project 40 Hill Road in their latest edition. The article focuses on the main design features of this residential erase …

Design Buy Build Magazine
17.07.2017

Property Price Advice: Adding Value to a Period Property

Melanie Clear adds her expert knowledge to this article for leading advice website Property Price Advice, which considers ways to add value to period homes, in particular Victorian terraces. The article explores the potential gains versus the cost of adding an extension, improving the internal layout and what permissions you …

Property Price Advice: Adding Value to a Period Property
17.07.2017

Real Homes Q&A: Maximising Value in Your Home

In this latest article for Real Homes magazine, Melanie Clear once again offers her advice to homeowners. The 3 page feature explores different improvements to the home, from upgrading your …

Real Homes Q&A: Maximising Value in Your Home
01.04.2017

Real Homes Expert Q&A: knocking down rebuilding again

Melanie Clear provides her regular expert advice to residential clients in April’s edition of Real Homes. Tackling how to go about knocking down your house and rebuilding again, Melanie provides 9 helpful hints that look at erasing and replacing, demolition, maximising your finances, and much more. Real Homes …

Real Homes Expert Q&A: knocking down rebuilding again

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