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  • Writer's pictureKit Maplethorpe

Why Work With An Architect in Ibiza

Updated: Jun 7, 2022

When you are designing and building a new property in Ibiza, there are a lot of things you need to think about and invest in. Do you have land yet to build on? Do you have a building team or firm you are going to hire or are you going to take on a lot of it yourself?

One thing you may not have considered or maybe trying to avoid to save some money is working with an architect. Even if you have some level of proficiency or you trust your skills in construction, it is still a good idea to invest in the services of an architect if you are building a property in Ibiza. Why? In the following post, we are going to explore some of the main reasons why.

Help Fitting Your Building Into the Area of Land

Once you have the land, you have the dimensions that you need to work within. When you have an architect on board, you remove all the guesswork about how your project is going to fit within the available space. As architects have experience working to tight dimensions often, they will be able to figure out how to make your project work. It may be that they offer advice about changing the layout or building up rather than out. Whatever help they give; you can guarantee it will be practical and useful for getting the job done within the space available.

Fewer Expenses

It may sound like it would be more expensive to have an architect on board for your property build in Ibiza, but it’s the opposite that’s more like the truth. Architects can take care of your project and will consider with each bit of building they design, the cost of that property not just in the present, but also later. Rather than building unnecessary spaces that will need to be heated and air-conditioned, a good architect will look to streamline the design as much as possible, which could save you some money on utilities once you move in.

Help To Create a Property Design That Meets Your Needs and Lifestyle

Although you may have an idea of the type of home and what features and facilities you need, an architect can provide a more realistic design. They can help you fully realise your dreams for the project. As they have incredibly special awareness, they will be able to help maximise the use of the space available and design a home that is functional and attractive.

Have a Clear Preview of What You Will Get Before Building Starts

In the past, you had to rely on blueprints and architects’ impressions of what buildings will look like when they are built. However, nowadays, all modern architect firms have access to 3D imaging and Virtual Reality technology that they can use to render previews of what your property will look like once it's completed, before building starts.

This allows you the chance to make any tweaks or changes, if necessary, because let’s face it, sometimes an idea in your head sounds better than it does when it has been fleshed out and made real.

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