design for living
Useful links

There's no need to spend hours trawling the Internet – we've done it for you. The following links provide you with useful information and advice on architecture, home design and planning:

  • RIBA - as a member of The Royal Institute of British Architects, lapd architects has achieved 'Chartered' status and is governed by RIBA's Code of Conduct


  • ARB - we are listed with the Architects Registration Board, and are therefore also governed by its Code of Conduct


  • Planning portal - this site provides you with information on all aspects of planning and building control, including building regulations, listings of Council Planning Offices and local relevant services and suppliers


  • National Self Build + Renovation Centre - we are proud to be one of the 'expert architects' at the Self Build and Renovation Centre


  • National Self Build Association - if you're planning to create your own new-build home, check out the NaSBA; the self-proclaimed 'voice of the self-build sector


  • Grand Designs Live - Opinder Liddar and Trevor Avery have acted as "ask the expert" at Grand Designs Live in London and Birmingham


  • Build It Live - is Build It magazine’s dedicated exhibition for self builders and home renovator. Opinder acts as expert on the Build It Live expert panel and is a regular contributor to the Build It magazine.