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 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.























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.

White Oaks features on Homify, Germany

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Boucher Road features on Homify, Germany

Boucher Road – Modern Extension for an Old Country House
















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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Barc Architects & Hugo Bugg Landscapes Official Opening in Exeter Living Magazine

February 8th, 2017

The success of our recent launch event has been published in the latest issue of the Exeter Living magazine. To read more about our launch, and watch a short video of the evening, click here. To see the full article in the Exeter Living magazine, please click here.




























Barc Architects is Awarded Best of Houzz 2017 for Design & Service

January 27th, 2017

Barc Architects has won “Best Of Design and Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design. Barc was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, home improvement and design industry professionals.

The Best Of Houzz is awarded annually in three categories: Design, Customer Service and Photography. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 40 million monthly users on Houzz. Customer Service honours are based on several factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2016. A “Best Of Houzz 2017” badge will appear on winners’ profiles, as a sign of their commitment to excellence. These badges help homeowners identify popular and top-rated home professionals on Houzz.

“We’re so pleased to award Best of Houzz 2017 to this incredible group of talented and customer-focused professionals, including Barc Architects Ltd.” said Andrew Small, MD of Houzz UK and Ireland. “Each of these businesses was singled out for recognition by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts for helping to turn their home improvement dreams into reality.”

Click here to view our profile on Houzz.









Headlands Cottage features on Homify

January 12th, 2017

Our ever popular Headlands Cottage project has once again been featured on Homify, the independent online magazine for architecture, interior design and construction. This article doesn’t discuss the specific design aspects of our Headlands Cottage project however, but provides ’8 DIY fixes for your most common kitchen problems’. To read more about our Headlands Cottage project click here. Or to read the full article on Homify click here.

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Official Studio Opening

December 22nd, 2016

At the end of November, along with Hugo Bugg Landscapes, we celebrated the official opening of our new studio in Longbrook Street, Exeter. Our valued clients and guests joined us for a thoroughly enjoyable evening filled with drinks, nibbles and a good mingle. Thank you to all of you who were able to join us and support our opening, it was great to see so many people.







Barc Architects wins LABC Award for Best New Dwelling in Plymouth

December 20th, 2016

We are very proud to announce that Barc Architects have been awarded an LABC (Local Authority Building Control) Building Excellence Award for Best New Dwelling in Plymouth! To read more about our award winning White Oaks project, please click here.























Headlands Cottage Features on Houzz

December 15th, 2016

The toilet within Headlands cottage has been featured on Houzz as one of 50 inspiring toilets improving the decoration and layout of this usually small and dark space. If your French needs some improvement, the caption reads “This plant wallpaper is highlighted here by custom-made LED lighting and light wood panelling. The ensemble creates a heavenly atmosphere and gives the impression of being in the middle of the woods.” Click here to read more about our Headlands Cottage project. Or to read the full article (in French) please click here.



















East Cornworthy Reservoir Features in South Hams Lifestyle Magazine

November 29th, 2016

Our East Cornworthy Reservoir project has been featured in the South Hams Lifestyle Magazine. Read more about our East Cornworthy Reservoir project here. Or view the magazine and read the full article here.

























Headlands Cottage on Homify – France

November 4th, 2016

Again, Headlands Cottage is being featured on Homify – this time in France, to showcase the beautiful kitchen space that is filled with natural light. In case your French isn’t up to scratch, the caption reads: ‘No need for a huge space. Simply arrange it well to create light’. Click here to read more about Headlands Cottage, or read the full article (in French) on Homify.



















Client Reviews on Houzz

November 1st, 2016

We have recently been reviewed by several clients on, an online ‘platform for home renovation and design, bringing homeowners
and home professionals together in a uniquely visual community.’ View our profile here, or click below to read our reviews from clients.


Once Again Headlands Cottage Features on Homify

October 11th, 2016

Once again our project Headlands Cottage has been featured on Homify, this time as one of ‘17 British homes full of ideas you’ll want to copy‘. The article identifies our project as one of ‘the loveliest houses that we know will inspire your own home design’. Read the full article here, or read more about our Headlands Cottage project here.





















Christina Hull Graduates from Plymouth University

September 26th, 2016

We are very proud to be congratulating Christina on graduating from her Architecture Degree at Plymouth University. Well done from all the team!
















Highlands Cottage Receives Planning Approval

September 25th, 2016

Our Highlands Cottage project has recently received planning approval from East Devon District Council. This project involves the addition of a contemporary single storey extension at ground floor level to increase living space. The new extension will be connected to the original building through a frameless glass divide, the original features of the building are inferred through careful design and positioning of the new glazed openings.
















Cornworthy Reservoir Features in Devon Life Magazine

September 24th, 2016