Domestic architecture is about providing answers to specific problems. It might
be a lack of space, rooms the wrong shape, a cold house or an ugly extension, there
is something you want to change.
Fitkov-Norris Design Limited
is a small architectural practice based in Ealing, West London, and specialising
in high quality domestic projects.
These include new houses, extensions, modest or extensive, and attic conversions.
As an architect, my role is to find the best solution to a problem and get the most
for your house. It is important to identify what you are trying to change before
deciding the best way of achieving your goals
The most obvious option may not be the best - change part of a building and it can
open up a range of opportunities through the rest of the house. An extension can
do much more than just make a house bigger.
Every project is different, and the personal service of an architect should reflect
this. Listening to the client and understanding their requirements is key to my approach.
A Two-way process
Designs develop, requirements change and every alteration is a chance to improve
the scheme. Input from the client is good, more input is better! Sitting round a
table, discussing the plans, changing and tweaking, this is central to a successful