Barc Architects - architectural and interior design. We specialise in the design and delivery of high quality contemporary buildings, extensions and renovations in Devon and the South West.

White Oaks Features on Houzz

July 12th, 2017

Our White Oaks project has been featured on Houzz.co.uk in an article titled “What if your home could make sure you stayed healthy?” The article describes the way in which our homes are becoming more technologically advanced and interconnected that they could one day monitor the health and well-being of its occupants. Read more about our White Oaks project here. Or read the full article on Houzz here.

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Boucher Road Features on Homify

July 5th, 2017

Our Boucher Road project has been featured in an article on Homify, Thailand, titled “17 Beautiful house styles that stay comfortable through all seasons and all weather.” describing Boucher Road as a “Modern style house with smooth tone control.” The caption reads:

“Most modern style houses we have seen use either monochromatic or beige colours; because contemporary style is a simple, modern style. But it does not always have to be that colour. This house is white paired with dark blue. Make your home look unique in different ways. The glass walls of the house makes sure the residents feel comfortable and will keep you relaxed with a continuous view of the garden.”

Read more about our Boucher Road project here. Or read the full Homify article (in Thai) here.

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Caroline Shortt Features in Self Build & Design Magazine

June 29th, 2017

Caroline Shortt has been featured in an interview article in the latest issue of Self Build & Design magazine (August 2017). The article features many of Barc Architect’s stunning projects and Caroline describes her journey to becoming a successful architect in Exeter, as well as providing a top tip for potential self builders. You can find the Self Build & Design magazine at a variety of retailers, or through their website here.

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White Oaks Features on Homify, Mexico

June 28th, 2017

Our beautiful White Oaks project has been featured in another article on Homify, this time from Mexico, describing White Oaks as “A Work of Art”. The article is titled “20 Ideas to decorate the walls of your house with stones (you will love it!)”. It describes the subtle external lighting used within our White Oaks project; “And to enhance the beauty of your stone walls you can complement them with direct lighting. With this you can create shadows and shapes that will make it look like an artistic sculpture.” Read more about our White Oaks project here. Or read the full article (in Spanish) on Homify here.

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White Oaks Features on Homify

June 22nd, 2017

Our stunning White Oaks project has been featured in a Homify UK article titled “12 Contemporary Home Styles Perfect for a Family”. The article discusses the modular nature of the White Oaks design, and how this suits a modern family. Read more about our White Oaks project here, or read the full article on Homify here.

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Boucher Road Features on Homify, France

May 7th, 2017

The contemporary two-storey extension, Boucher Road features on Homify as one of ’21 terraces to enjoy afternoons of sunshine on rainy days’. The caption reads ‘This old country house offers a modern extension: a veranda which also serves as a support to two balconies upstairs, all open to the views’. Read more about our Boucher Road project here. Or read the full article on Homify (in French) here.

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Headlands Cottage Featured on Houzz

May 4th, 2017

The toilet within Headlands Cottage has been featured on Houzz as one of ’50 Toilets Rich in Style and Elegance’. If your Italian needs some improvement, the caption reads “The tree wallpaper chosen for this bathroom is highlighted by a tailor-made Led lighting system and a lightweight wall lamp. The result creates an idyllic atmosphere, giving the impression of being in the woods.” Click here to read more about our Headlands Cottage project. Or to read the full article (in Italian) please click here.

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Sandhills Featured on Homify

May 1st, 2017

Our contemporary North Devon beach house project, Sandhills featured on Homify in an article titled ‘Is this the UK’s most incredible family home?‘. The article describes how this home immerses itself within its beautiful and picturesque surroundings, and how the design of the building responds to both its location and the three-generations of family. Read more about our Sandhills project here. Or read the full article on Homify here.

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Award-Winning White Oaks Features on Homify

April 29th, 2017

Our award-winning White Oaks project has been featured on Homify again. This time it has been featured with a collection of ’13 neutral living rooms that prove simple is best’, where White Oaks’ open plan living room has been described as ‘Simple, chic and unfussy, this living room is anything but dull!’. Click here to read more about our award-winning White Oaks project. Or click here to explore the full article on Homify.

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White Oaks features on Homify

April 26th, 2017

Our award-winning project White Oaks features on Homify again in an article titled ‘A Plymouth home to showcase modern British style’. The article describes this ‘simple and bold contemporary family house that encourages outdoor living and maximises views of the spacious garden.’ Click here to read more about our White Oaks project. Or to read the full article on Homify, please click here.

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Boucher Road Features on Homify

April 22nd, 2017

Our recently photographed project Boucher Road features on Homify, in an article titled ‘Old meets new in this charming Devon home’. The article beautifully describes the way in which a traditional cottage has been given a ‘modern makeover, yet still enjoys vintage throwbacks to its original look here and there.’ Click here to read more about our Boucher Road project. Or to read the full article on Homify, please click here.

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White Oaks Featured on Homify

April 11th, 2017

Our award-winning White Oaks project has been featured on Homify. The article from Argentina discusses this “family home with modern lines” and describes the contemporary style, the connection with the garden and outdoor space, and the careful mix of materials, all of which combine to create this warm and welcoming home. To read more about our White Oaks project, please click here. Or to read the full article (in Spanish) on Homify, please click here.

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Regional LABC Building Excellence Award Finalist

March 30th, 2017

Following the success of being awarded an LABC (Local Authority Building Control) Building Excellence Award for Best New Dwelling in Plymouth, we are very proud to announce that our White Oaks project has also now been selected as a finalist for the regional LABC South West Building Excellence Awards! Winners will be announced on 12th May 2017. To read more about our award winning White Oaks project, please click here.

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White Oaks Features on Homify, Italy

March 24th, 2017

Our recently photographed White Oaks project has been featured in an Italian Homify article for ’12 Fantastic Modern Stairs’. The title reads ‘(Almost) Suspended’ and the article describes the design of the light wood staircase and glass balustrade within the context of a modern home. To read more about our White Oaks project click here. Or to read the full article on Homify (in Italian) click here.

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White Oaks and Boucher Road Featured on Homify, Germany

March 13th, 2017

Our recently photographed projects, White Oaks and Boucher Road, have been featured on Homify, Germany. To help with the translation, the White Oaks heading reads ‘Light-flooded Home with Wow-Factor’. The article describes the transformation of the project from the original building, to the new contemporary light-filled home; a project where a rebuild was ultimately a more viable and cost-effective option. To read more about our White Oaks project, please click here. To read the full article on Homify (in German), please click here.

The article featuring our Boucher Road project has a heading which reads ‘Modern Extension for an Old Country House’. The article describes the the transformation that has occurred to the original bungalow due to the carefully designed and light-filled, contemporary extension and interior renovations. To read more about our Boucher Road project, please click here. To read the full article on Homify (in German), please click here.

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Boucher Road features on Homify, Germany

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Exeter Living Awards 2017 Finalists

February 17th, 2017

We are very proud to announce that we have been selected as finalists in the Property section of the Exeter Living Awards 2017! Thank you to everyone here at Barc for their hard work, inspiration and dedication during 2016, and onwards.  To read more about us click here. To read more about the Exeter Living Awards 2017 click here.

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