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Category: Conversion Design Advice September 29th, 2010 by mbc

Most conversion projects involve the division of large functional spaces in smaller, habitable spaces. But keep the space & enjoy it … allow for a full height atrium, keep large open plan living spaces, divide spaces with furnishings, temporary dividers or screens rather than solid, immoveable walls.

Avoid the desire for that extra bedroom or reception room – may as well buy a new build!

Snippets on MBC

Rather than my usual wordy ramblings I thought I’d challenge myself to come up with some short gems of (throw-away) advice on how I think you should go about a conversion… Snippets …this is one!

If you enjoyed that post, then read these…

Flooring
As well as the health benefits of not using carpets in your conversion project, alternatives can also help your bank balance when incorporated into the building during its conversion.

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Maintain Traditions – architecture, design and the local vernacular
Consider the local vernacular. When converting or renovating you’ll already have a great reference point in the building itself and others close-by of a similar age. So, in East Anglia,…

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Step 12 = heating – space and water
What are your input systems? Oh the headaches this one has caused me.

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