Architectural Design

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When considering any new development, one of the most important and exciting elements is the architectural design. After all, if you are going to invest in building something, whether it’s something small like a porch or something larger like a house or a commercial building, you want it to look great. Whether you have a clear vision in mind of what you want it to look like or need a little inspiration and guidance, our architects will help you achieve your ideal design. Contact Us for a free no-obligation consultation to discuss your architectural design requirements for your project.


At Planning By Design, we have a highly skilled and experienced architectural design team including ARB and RIBA chartered architects, as well as architectural designers. We are are passionate about creating beautiful and functional designs that meet our clients brief as well meeting the validation criteria with local authorities. We understand that every project is unique and requires careful consideration of both form and function. Whether you are looking to build a modern masterpiece in London or restore a historic building in the countryside, our chartered architects have the knowledge and expertise to bring your vision to life. They will work closely with you to understand your needs, preferences, and budget, ensuring that the final design exceeds your expectations.

2D Architect Drawings

Our architects can produce all required 2D architect drawings for any development, including elevations, floor plans, block plans, site location plans, street scene elevations, sections, visibility splays and more. We understand the importance of securing planning permission for projects in the UK, where required. Accurate scale drawings that meet the councils validation criteria are an essential part of any planning application. Additionally, our RTPI town planners can work alongside your architect to ensure your architect drawings meet all necessary planning policies. Whether in England, Ireland, Scotland or Wales, our team will maximise your chances of securing planning approval. Visit our Portfolio to see lots of examples of our previous architectural designs.

3D Architect drawings

Our architects can also take your 2D drawings to the next level and create 3D drawings. While 3D architect drawings are not a validation prerequisite for planning applications, they can prove extremely beneficial for both the applicant and local authority in visualising the scale and design of the proposed development. 3D drawings enable clients to see how their plans will look in reality, making it easier for them to make informed decisions about any necessary changes or adjustments before applying for planning permission or starting construction. Ultimately, this can save a lot of time and money, while also achieving the best possible design. 

3d Renders

If you're looking to bring your architectural design to life and showcase its beauty and intricacy, our architects can create breathtaking 3D render drawings. These realistic visuals provide a fully immersive experience that enables you and others to explore every detail of the project and envision the final result. In addition to showcasing the beauty of your design, our 3D render drawings can also assist with project planning and decision-making. By visualising the final result before construction begins, you can identify any potential issues or make changes as needed. This ensures a smoother construction process and helps avoid costly mistakes down the line. Overall, investing in 3D render drawings is an excellent way to bring your architectural design to life and impress everyone who sees it.

Interior design

Our experienced architects can assist you in achieving your design goals by creating innovative designs that are tailored to your preferences and requirements. Whether you're seeking a fresh new look or want to maximise the use of space, we have the expertise to deliver exceptional results. Our team has the capability to provide 2D, 3D, or full 3D renderings of interior design drawings, which enables our clients to experience their design concepts in a realistic and immersive manner. We understand that every project is unique, so we take the time to listen carefully to our client's objectives and concerns. This enables us to develop customised solutions that meet their individual needs and exceed their expectations.

residential developments

Our architects specialise in creating drawings for a wide range of householder development projects, including extensions, loft conversions, garage conversions, porches, new build houses and more. Architectural design is very personal, therefore, we work closely with you to grasp your vision and development objectives before commencing work. Whether you want to increase your home's space to accommodate a growing family or enhance its functionality and appearance, our architects can create drawings that align with your brief. Our architects will provide you with a detailed outline of the proposed design that includes the layout, and materials required to secure necessary planning permissions or building regulations in the United Kingdom.


Our range of architectural design services also covers large commercial projects, where we aim to create innovative and practical spaces for businesses in different industries. Whether you have plans for constructing numerous residential properties, an office complex, a hotel, a shopping centre, or converting former offices into homes, our team is here to turn your ideas into reality. We recognise the importance of striking the right balance between functionality, aesthetics, and cost-effectiveness in commercial ventures, including project management.. With the help of our town planners, we guide your proposal from its initial concept stage to the completion of the major planning application process.

urban design

Planning By Design is well-versed in urban design and planning. Their team works with clients to create comprehensive plans for large-scale projects or urban revitalisation. They ensure that the spaces they design are not only visually appealing but also practical and eco-friendly while adhering to local and national planning policies. The team takes into account factors like transportation, infrastructure, public spaces, and the environment to create spaces that align with community needs. These considerations play a crucial role in making your proposed development a success as they ensure that the space is functional, sustainable, and meets the needs of the community it serves.

BIM models

Staying at the forefront of architectural design is crucial in today's world. At Planning By Design, we take pride in our ability to provide innovative BIM (Building Information Modeling) models that prioritise sustainability and practical experience. These state-of-the-art digital representations surpass conventional 2D and 3D drawings by offering a comprehensive and dynamic outlook on your architectural project. Our BIM models encompass every aspect of your design, from structural elements to mechanical systems and everything in between, providing you with a virtual representation that is incredibly detailed. This level of detail enables accurate analysis, clash detection, and coordination among various disciplines, guaranteeing a smooth construction process.

Example Architect Drawings for a Dropped Kerb

The first step in any project is to have an initial chat so that we can understand your objectives. We can then advise you on the feasibility and let you know what would be involved to achieve your development goals including any associated costs.

Contact us now for a free no obligation consultation to discuss your project.