External Improvement

Do you want to upgrade and improve your surrounding site area such as gardens, garage etc?

This service takes a wider look at the building and its immediate environment. It will consider options for upgrade and repair to the core fabric, as well as addressing improvements to the adjacent areas such as gardens and outbuildings. It could be repair and upgrade of facades but also the addition of porches and other features of the building. It can also mean works to the parking area and groundworks. This sort of work may require planning permission and will need to be designed and measured for costs to be planned and quality control assured.

What is this product?
This package of products will allow your ArchiPal to review the current condition of the building and give you some ideas as to what might be done with the outside of your building. Design works in this package might be for repair, maintenance or upgrade, as well as new features for the building such as porches and entrances. This package can also address designs for groundworks and landscaping. This design work could also cover adaptation measures such as new renders or cladding new cladding. Some products need to be there for your ArchiPal to deliver a proper service for this package, but you may wish to deselect some products that you don’t need.  

Who is it for?

These products are for owners or managers of domestic properties where outside work is needed.

How we deliver?

Executed through remote consultations using digital technologies on the ArchiPal platform, this assessment project would require visual references from the client by way of photographs, videos and existing drawings to show relevant areas & sizes.
  1. The ArchiPal may ask you, the client for clarifications by way of a questionnaire or may seek clearer photos or videos of certain things that are not clear from supplied materials.
  2. The ArchiPal would send a markup sketch/drawing highlighting missing areas or photos that would aid this clarification process.
  3. Certain aspects or features may need to be measured and specific dimensions forwarded by you to ArchiPal for greater clarity of the scale of the problem areas during this initial clarification process.
  4. Based on the information and visual content provided your ArchiPal would prepare a draft proposal including design aids like mood boards, workflow diagrams or a presentation that they would deem appropriate to initiate discussions with you.
  5. The ArchiPal would via the ArchiPal platform schedule a 30-minute virtual discussion session with you to discuss these ideas and make note of your responses.
  6. Your ArchiPal would then prepare a final assessment & proposal including a detailed video talk explaining to you the nature of the problem, the possible remedies, and the manner of going about the execution aided as deemed necessary by diagrams and visuals. This video would be available to you to revisit and share with any commissioned fabricators.
  7. Upon receiving the video, the client would get (within the time window of 2 weeks) the opportunity to raise a set of questions, seek clarifications or request a few revisions from ArchiPal and their proposals.

What you get?

Representative images of the exterior and inside; plans if you have them. Any other building reports Based upon supplied images and video of your site an ArchiPal would make an informed assessment of the critical issues and conceptualize possible solutions. They would then prepare an explanatory video that would enable them to explain the issue and the proposed solutions including their intended finish. A mood board of ideas showing diagrams of possible solutions along with the suggestion of probable costs and nature of the executing agency would be shared to aid the process of execution. An assessment and recommendation report in PDF format. 15 minutes of explanatory video (screen share presentation).   Note- For your particular need you may seek the advice of a more experienced ArchiPal for a higher fee.

Starting at:

From 8,490

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Starting at: 4,320
This product will allow you to get a full picture of the state of the building and its condition. Your ArchiPal will identify building defects, signs of decay or damage such as roof leaks, cracks, condition of the windows and doors as well as floors, chimneys, and rainwater goods. The survey may also identify issues with services and drainage and highlight areas where a more specialist inspection is required. This will ensure key defects are not missed and allow you to plan repairs and upgrade from an informed position. The report will also outline remedial measures and show indicative costs.

Who is it for?

This product is suitable for medium to small domestic and commercial buildings.
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Starting at: 3,990
This product will give you advice about Special Building Permission (SBP) and how it might apply to your building and project. Your ArchiPal will describe if the changes you seek are likely to be granted SBP and what adjustments to the initial design will be required. They can also advise on how a range of upgrades, such as thermal improvements, can be implemented in a special or historic building.

Who is it for?

This product is relevant to owners of any historic property, domestic or commercial.
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Starting at: 7,500
With this product, you are buying time as required from a Professional as you require. This might be a Structural Engineer, an Architect, Surveyor or M&E Engineer. This product is kept simple to allow you to add time as you require, depending on the nature of the problem.

Who is it for?

This product is relevant to both Domestic & Commercial property owners. All types of structure.
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Starting at:

From 8,490

Add some project details to book a free consultation.

How it works

Step 1

Book a free intro call or purchase a product.

Step 2

Fill out a short project questionnaire & sign a contract to confirm ArchiPal Services.

Step 3

ArchiPal finds you a licensed architect based on your project requirements with skill set, location and expertise in mind.

Step 4

Connect with your architect.

Step 5

ArchiPal’s license professionals help you complete your project job.


An expert can actually save you money in the long run and add value to your renovation or project, thus, hiring an architect’s services is a wise investment.

All our services are offered at a fixed price rate, ceasing quotation-based fees, including residential and commercial design, as well as bespoke projects. 

Our ArchiPals and ArchiMates are all licenced and accredited professionals – so you are in safe hands!

Not all projects will require numerous plans, sections, details, specifications, schedules, mechanical and electrical designs, and structural calculations. 

It is important to remember that tradesmen do not always have the expertise and skills in visualising project completion from the outset. As a result, there may be unpredictable outcomes, additional expenses and long delays, not to mention unsatisfied clients. 

You determine and select the specifications of your project on our platform.
With the information you provide, we search our vast network to find suitable and qualified local architects willing to undertake your work.
The architect will contact you to discuss your requirements and utilise our platform to contract relevant professionals to build a team to turn your vision into a reality.

There are 2 ways to purchase services on our platform. Our first option allows you to choose from our standard listed services that are all set at a fixed rate price – dependent on the type of work required. We also provide the opportunity to customise a ‘self-service’ plan suited to your own requirements.

The most convenient way to contact us is via e-mail: info@archipal.io  We aim to respond to all queries within 24 hours.

We want to make your experience with us as comfortable as possible. Our customer service is available Monday – Friday. Drop us an e-mail at info@archipal.io. We will respond as soon as possible.

ArchiPal members will all be verified professionals – making them credible providers adhering to codes of conducts and practice.
Regulatory bodies within the build and design community will also be a part of a larger network, and at the time of purchase of a service, a client will have the opportunity to nominate a mentor to oversee and monitor the progress of the project, or the option to review work upon completion of project and provide a written report confirming that the quality of work and practice of professional.

At ArchiPal, we strongly believe that the key to the success of any project is the relationship between clients and their designers.

Depending upon the size, type and complexity of the job you can find architects, engineers, consultants or emerging talent on this platform.


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Store Policies

Quality Committment
All ArchiPals are experienced and registered practitioners with a minimum experience of 3 years of practice.

Timely delivery policy
If you are unable to provide the minimal specifications required for a project to the ArchiPal team within ____days of receiving the questionnaire then your product will be cancelled and the full amount refunded to your card on file.

Working closely with clients and users, ArchiPals ensure that projected designs match requirements and are functional, safe and economical. Through ArchiPal platform the decision of the level of their input is yours and you can decide when and for which specific tasks you need an ArchiPal.

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Please be aware that ArchiPal for Clients products by ArchiPal are intended to provide access to certified or licensed professionals in pursuit of particular parcels of work at your build site. These products are designed to provide tactical knowledge of practice given by accredited and experienced practitioners at junctures of your choosing. ArchiPal is the platform that connects clients requiring timely and critically targeted inputs with architects and designers able to provide those.

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