Extended Ideas - Specialist House Extension Architect in Derby

Extended Ideas is a specialist house extension architect in Derby on a mission to save the world from badly designed home transformations. Using 3D architect designs, I help clients make decisions, show them the possibilities, and help bring living spaces to life. I consult and advise people who can’t or have difficulty visualising their home renovation, extension and remodel projects.

3D House Extension Architect Plans In Derby & Nottingham - From £795

As a highly skilled and UK Registered Architect specialising in extensions, I am committed to catering to the diverse needs of homeowners in the vibrant Derby area. With a specific focus on being a dedicated architect for extensions, I bring forth a wealth of expertise in transforming homes into personalised and innovative living spaces.

My forte lies in conceptualising and presenting cutting-edge house extension and loft conversion ideas through the creation of lifelike 3D plans. These meticulously crafted plans serve as more than just visual aids—they offer a realistic preview of your future spaces, allowing you to virtually step into your rooms even before the construction begins.

In the realm of house extension architects, I stand out as a local architect for house extensions, providing tailored solutions to clients at the initial stages of contemplating a home transformation. I understand that not everyone may be ready for the costs associated with traditional architects and building fees, which is why I offer valuable support and guidance in developing plans for extensions that align with your vision and budget.

Whether you’re seeking plans for extensions, extension plans, or home extension ideas, my expertise encompasses a wide spectrum of services. From house extension design and drawings for extensions to being your dedicated house extension planner, I am committed to bringing your aspirations to life.

Embracing modern design principles, I specialise in creating 3D architect designs that breathe life into your ideas. These 3D house extension architect renderings not only enhance your understanding of the proposed spaces but also empower you to make informed decisions about your home transformation journey.

In collaboration with me, you can rest assured that your vision for a modern extension or a thoughtfully designed loft conversion will be translated into tangible plans. As your trusted architect for extensions, I am here to guide you through the process, ensuring that your dream home becomes a reality.

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At a glance

7-Years as a UK Registered Architect

Rest assured, your project is in safe hands. I have been approved by The UK Architects Registration Board (ARB); the governmental body which regulates the profession helping to ensure clients receive high standards. This status has taken me 10 years of university and working in architect practices to achieve.

Beware… I am not a normal architect!

“We thought Extended Ideas was an innovative and creative bridge between a full architectural service and the more usual mix of builder, magazines and what you had before that seemed ok! Your presentation really focused our minds on our project. So thank you for inspiring us to think more clearly about this project.”

Penny Oldham, Oakwood, Derby. August 2020

3D plans that save you money

“We recently moved home with the intention to extend. Paying Stu to work with our ideas now, so early in our thinking, is better than just going along with our initial thoughts and the visuals have now changed our thinking for the better. The service genuinely saves you money in the long-run and helps someone see what their idea is actually going to look like.”

Mr & Mrs Brown, Allestree, Derby. October 2022

“2D plans are useless for me, I just can’t understand the space. The 3D designs Stuart provided made it very clear and provided great options of what we could do with the space.”

Jon Brough, Belper, Derbyshire. August 2022

Chris NaylorChris Naylor
10:29 20 Jul 22
We needed an Architect for a rear extension to our house in Allestree. Stuart provided excellent ideas and designs, and with his assistance, planning permission has been promptly permitted. Top job from a friendly & professional chap.
Jodie RobinsonJodie Robinson
10:40 22 Jun 22
We were recommended Stuart's architectural services by friends as he had designed their house and it worked brilliantly. We hoped he could do the same for us.He really listened, gave great advice and provided two design solutions that included internal changes, a single-storey extension and a loft conversion. We were so happy with them. He obtained our planning permission and our builder was then able to use the drawings to price more accurately.We would thoroughly recommend Stuart to anyone thinking of improving their home.Mr & Mrs Robinson, Derbyshire
Daniel OakleyDaniel Oakley
17:19 18 May 22
We were keen to explore the options of an loft conversion and a local magazines article recommended Extended Ideas' architectural services.At first, Stuart from Extended Ideas listened to our lifestyle needs: more office space, more bedrooms, minimum disruption to the first floor and to blend in with the original externally. We wanted to explore a design without roof dormers.He explored the loft space, the best location for the new staircase and discussed possibilities with us. We saw 3D plans and visuals of two design options, which really helped us feel we were considering all the possibilities.The designs were so original, we discovered that builders also found the visuals beneficial when providing quotes and as keen to be part of something unique.Stuart, submitted our chosen design to the council and we have just received the great news that planning approval has come through much earlier than expected so we can get to work!We have found that what Extended Ideas does is Invaluable. Stuart clearly knows his stuff we would recommend him ten times over if anyone wants any work done on their house
Ian BadhamsIan Badhams
14:35 18 Mar 22
We have been in our newly renovated living kitchen and garage conversion for nearly 4-months now and I am really pleased with how it has turned out.Stuart provided 3D plans and visuals of two different design options. One with an extension and the other with a garage conversion. What this helped within my mind was cementing the decision not to extend.Most people just naturally think I need more space, I'll extend. This would have been the worst thing, with hindsight, we could have done. If we have had done it blind-sighted and extended. We would have ended up with less garden space and it would all still have been incomplete. Making better use of your existing space is what it's all about and saves money along the way.Our home renovation fell within budget and we're so happy with the outcome.
Meg StampMeg Stamp
09:34 17 Mar 22
For several years we have been trying to envisage the perfect design for our home renovation, to provide us with the perfect living kitchen and extension. So many different ideas confused us, and nothing was ever perfect.We searched  the internet to see if there was help out there. We came across an  architectural design service and thought, we'll give it a go.  Stuart gave great professional advice, was  friendly, and put us at ease. He clearly understood exactly what we needed, and we couldn't wait to see what his input would provide.The designs show 2D and 3D plans and internal and external visuals that we could have never envisage. This meant we could proceed with our project.Now it's complete, we can honestly say that Stuart's involvement made our dream home possible and can't thank him enough.

Latest Projects

House Renovation Derby 7
House Renovation, Loft Conversion & Extension
Front Of A Architecturally Designed house Chellaston Derby
Full House Remodel & Renovation
Architecturally designed living kitchen in Darley Abbey, Derby
Removal Of A Wall To Create Open Plan Living Kitchen
3D architect plans of a floor layout
Bungalow Renovation With Loft Conversion

As a UK-registered architect with over seven years of industry experience,
I am able to share a few ideas and tips to help you achieve the extension of your dreams.

“Stuart listened to us and really took on board what we were looking for. We would highly reccommend him.”

Mr Ranson, Wollaton, Nottingham.

“From the initial consultation I liked the fact we were shown what we would recieve for our money.”

Mr Rawnsley, Allestree, Derby

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