What size of project is Archly for ?
Any size, we aim to help homeowners improve their homes. Moving a couch, painting a wall or building a new home. We also provide advice to commercial clients.
How long is the meeting ?
Each meeting is a 1hr slot, longer meetings and follow up meetings are also available at a reduced cost per hour. The architect will have spent considerable time preparing for the meeting based on your submitted information. This ensures maximum value from the meeting.
What topics do you suggest to discuss ?
Anything and everything architecture. The topics are best determined by the information you submit prior to the meeting. The architect will have spent time reviewing this content and preparing ahead of the meeting, This ensures that you get the most value from your consultation. Design ideas, concepts, planning permission, materials, furniture, layouts, windows, landscaping, project stages, project process.
Do the architects advise on planning permission ?
Yes, planning permission can be a maze for many people. We want to make it easier for you.
How can architecture impact our lives ?
Better access to nature, house plants, photographs, grass, green spaces have been shown to scientifically improve our brain function.
Must I choose a “local architect” to my project?
No, in fact we encourage you to choose architects outside of your local area to maximise the range of knowledge. Architecture is a universal language that know’s no boundaries!
I live in a rental, what can I do ?
Moving furniture, hanging pictures, photographs and laying rugs can make a significant difference it how a rental property feels and looks. Our architects can offer great advice as most of us live or have lived in rental properties.
What type of device do I need to attend the meeting?
Tablet, PC, Laptop or mobile phone.
My house is so small I can’t imagine it getting any better ?
It could be as simple as placing a mirror by a window and some house plants.
Do I have to use video calling ?
No, you can choose to turn on or off your webcam if you please. However, if you are at home you may wish to show your architect your home or area for the planned works.
What happens once I book & pay ?
You will receive an email with a link. Five minutes before your booked time, using that link will take you to the virtual meeting room.
Can I hire the architect to take on my project ?
Of course, this a secondary factor of Archly. By having these online consultations, you will have gained valuable design knowledge and if the architect is right for you.
What happens after the meeting ?
You will receive a unique link to view the recording of the meeting online. This allows you to review the discussions and various suggestions covered in the meeting. Following this you have the opportunity to engage this architect or another on the Archly platform to take on your full project.