Don’t Move, Improve! – Free day of advice and inspiration on extending your home

Saturday 25 January 2014

11:00 - 16:00

In connection with the Don't Move, Improve! competition, NLA is offering a day of free advice and inspiration to Londoners looking to extend their homes on Saturday 25 January.

Architects and interior designers will be offering consultations throughout the day; there will be a talk on how to get started with your home extension; and an exhibition of the capital's best home extensions and home interior design projects.

BOOKINGS - Important information
- All events are free to attend, but we will be asking for voluntary donations to architectural charity Article 25 on the day. 

BOOKING UPDATE 24 JANUARY: All consultations and the lunchtime talk are currently fully booked, but places may become available on the day. You can always pop in to get inspiration from the free exhibition!

Lunchtime talk at NLA 13:00-13:45 Toggle

Thinking of extending your home and looking for tips on how to start? Get advice on gaining planning permission, costs and budgets, and working with an architect.

Speakers:
Angela Ryan, Town Planner, LB Camden  
Paul Vick, Director, Paul Vick Architects 
Carl Turner, Founding Director, Carl Turner Architects

Architect consultations at NLA Toggle

Winning and shortlisted architects from NLA’s Don't Move, Improve! 2013 competition will be giving free 25-minute one-to-one consultations to anyone looking for advice on their own home extension – suitable for those who are well underway with a home extension or simply wanting some advice on where to start.

Please bring along as much information as possible about your project on the day, such as plans, drawings and photographs.

Interior Design consultations at NLA Toggle

Shortlisted interior designers and Diana Yakeley, Yakeley Associates and Past President of the BIID, will be giving free 25-minute one-to-one consultations to anyone looking for advice on their interior design project.

Please bring along as much information as possible about your project on the day, such as plans, drawings and photographs.

Style consultations at Heal's Toggle

Please note: these consultations take place at Heal's, 196 Tottenham Court Road, W1T 7LQ (a 5-minute walk from NLA)

Heal's will be offering free 25-minute one-to-one consultations, led by interior designers Becca Wright and Caroline Groom (an experienced colour expert) of Wright & Groom, and soft furnishing specialist Ciara McGarrity of Waffle Design.

Exhibition at NLA Toggle

(Free - no need to book)
An exhibition of the 46 inspirational winning and shortlisted projects from NLA's Don't Move, Improve! 2013 competition to find the capital's best designed and most innovative home extensions, small office refurbishments and interior design projects.

Disclaimer: Toggle

Neither NLA, the organisations/practices involved in the consultations nor The Building Centre will be liable for the advice given on the day and it is the responsibility of the client to check all info before proceeding to the next stage of the project.  
By booking onto any of these events, you agree to share your details with our event partners only. 

 

 

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