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your abode are designers and builders of sustainable houses and renovations.
By working closely with our clients, we create beautiful and well crafted living spaces.
With our in-house design team, project management and skilled tradesmen, we are able to ensure your project is delivered on budget with a seamless process from start to finish.
In our experience, liaising with one party for the duration of the project means there is less opportunity for misunderstandings or misrepresentations to occur. When the design and building are all combined, we can ensure that a project will flow seamlessly from intial design concept, through the authority approvals, the detailing of interiors, the construction, and right up until completion.
All projects should be driven by delivering value for money. By designing and building, we can make sure you get the most from your budget by ensuring that your money is being spent wisely.
Quite simply, because we build what we have designed, we make sure it works.
Because we are builders as well as designers, we have an intimate understanding of construction costs whilst working on your design. This reduces the risk of your project being fully designed, only to discover it exceeds your budget. We carry out regular budget 'reality checks' with you during the design process to ensure that the project can be delivered within your expectations.
Our approach takes into account the unique qualities of your site, and builds upon your individual needs and wants. Every one of our projects is the distillation of our desire to create houses that are as sustainable and eco-friendly as possible, whilst being truly unique, inviting and genuinely well crafted.