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Advice

11 September 2019

What are the top architecture blogs?

Blogs have long been a source of design inspiration, taking over the daily thirst for content from the monthly magazines we used to pore over constant...
Advice

28 August 2019

A Walk through Islington

Islington offers an array of the best walks in the London area because of its architecture. From Mountfort Crescent to Angel Station and Myddelton Squ...
Advice

14 August 2019

Bringing light into a basement

Instead of building to the side or back off the home, why not build down? Our renovation of a large Neo-Georgian detached property in Templewood Avenu...
Advice

31 July 2019

The History of Hampstead Garden Suburb

Designed to offer a range of unique residential homes, the Hampstead Garden Suburb was ground-breaking in terms of 20th century architecture. Committe...
Advice

17 July 2019

What to ask your local architects

When you’re creating your ideal residential property, working with local architects can be advantageous. As well as having an in-depth knowledge of ...
Advice
NW5

3 July 2019

The Importance of Light on Wellbeing

Light can have an astonishing effect on wellbeing, but it’s something that many of us are lacking in London homes. As a lot of us work and live indo...
Advice

19 June 2019

Do I need a residential architect?

If you’re building a new home, renovating your existing property or purchasing a house you want to enhance, you may be considering hiring a resident...
Advice

5 June 2019

The Manor of Belsize: 19th Century London

Dating back to the 14th century, the Manor of Belsize was the starting point for the area we know now as Belsize Park. Originally a division of the Ma...
Advice

15 May 2019

Edwardian Architecture in Hampstead

Edwardian architecture has a home nestled deep within the history of Hampstead. Characterised by fewer rooms (unlike the Victorians who needed the ext...
Advice

10 April 2019

Rear House Extensions: there’s always another way

The rear house extension is one of the most common ways to extend and the simplest way to add that much-needed extra space to the home. However, there...

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Advice

11 September 2019

What are the top architecture blogs?

Blogs have long been a source of design inspiration, taking over the daily thirst for content from the monthly magazines we used to pore over constant...
Advice

28 August 2019

A Walk through Islington

Islington offers an array of the best walks in the London area because of its architecture. From Mountfort Crescent to Angel Station and Myddelton Squ...
Advice

14 August 2019

Bringing light into a basement

Instead of building to the side or back off the home, why not build down? Our renovation of a large Neo-Georgian detached property in Templewood Avenu...
Advice

31 July 2019

The History of Hampstead Garden Suburb

Designed to offer a range of unique residential homes, the Hampstead Garden Suburb was ground-breaking in terms of 20th century architecture. Committe...
Advice

17 July 2019

What to ask your local architects

When you’re creating your ideal residential property, working with local architects can be advantageous. As well as having an in-depth knowledge of ...
Advice
NW5

3 July 2019

The Importance of Light on Wellbeing

Light can have an astonishing effect on wellbeing, but it’s something that many of us are lacking in London homes. As a lot of us work and live indo...
Advice

19 June 2019

Do I need a residential architect?

If you’re building a new home, renovating your existing property or purchasing a house you want to enhance, you may be considering hiring a resident...
Advice

5 June 2019

The Manor of Belsize: 19th Century London

Dating back to the 14th century, the Manor of Belsize was the starting point for the area we know now as Belsize Park. Originally a division of the Ma...
Advice

15 May 2019

Edwardian Architecture in Hampstead

Edwardian architecture has a home nestled deep within the history of Hampstead. Characterised by fewer rooms (unlike the Victorians who needed the ext...
Advice

10 April 2019

Rear House Extensions: there’s always another way

The rear house extension is one of the most common ways to extend and the simplest way to add that much-needed extra space to the home. However, there...

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31 Abbots timelapse still

18 March 2019

When demolishing and rebuilding is the way forward

We have been working on an incredible project which is due for completition in April 2019. The building is a semi-detached house located in a cul-de-s...
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Hocroft House, Front External View

15 March 2019

A deconstructed extension: light through the crevices

When our clients came to us a couple of years ago, they had plans from their previous architect who was proposing a large standard box extension.  Th...
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XUL Tree trunks- King Alfred School

2 January 2019

King Alfred School Tree House—Ready, Set, Chop!

After much consultations and brainstorming with the staff, parents and children of King Alfred School, the moment has arrived! We have agreed on a bri...
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14 December 2018

A Trip to the Globe Theatre

To celebrate XUL’s 10 Year anniversary we spent 2 days out of the office to mark the occasion. On the first day we headed into London to enjoy s...
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10 Year logo

10 December 2018

Celebrating 10 Years—5 Great Moments in XUL History

XUL has reached it’s 10 year milestone and we couldn’t be happier! From being 2 architects, to working as a team of 11 people in the heart...
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Movable Wall Variations, Isometric Drawings

20 November 2018

Open Space for The Society of Authors

  Brief History The Society of Authors (SoA) is a members only trade union for all types of writers, illustrators and literary translators. They ...

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Research

8 October 2018

Bringing Light Into Architecture

The Mirror Sculpture in our office was first created and inspired by the concept of bringing light down into our meeting room in the basement which lo...

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Testimonials

16 October 2018

Hale Lane testimonial

In this project, we designed a rear extension flooded with natural light. Architecture is not just about design but about people. For us, the relation...

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