Five reasons why pre-application advice is so important

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10 new affordable homes approved for Newhaven

We’re happy to have secured planning consent this week for 10 affordable homes in Newhaven.

Mohsin Cooper led on both the planning and architecture for the scheme.

Five minutes with... Nathan

Read our latest article as we take time out to catch up with Projects Director, Nathan.

We found five minutes to chat with him about how he went into architecture, his earliest experiences in the industry and what he loves most about his job.

The challenges of urban and rural builds

Read our latest article which provides a quick summary of some of the most common challenges you may face on your next build – whether it’s an urban or rural site.

Five minutes with... Justin

Read our latest article as we take time out to catch up with Director Justin Cooper.

We find out why he set up Mohsin Cooper Architecture & Planning with long time friend Abe Mohsin, his favourite type of project, the best piece of advice he has received and what the future holds for the business.

Mortimer's Farm, Eastleigh

Mortimer’s Farm is a traditional farmstead comprising of historic and modern barns.

We provided the architectural input into this complex conversion project which incorporated two listed barns and three non-listed but historic barns in the setting of the listed Mortimer’s Farmhouse, and a large modern barn.

International Women's Day

The lists of notable architects and planners in the built environment are too often dominated by men.

But our sector is chock full of brilliant, creative female minds.

To celebrate International Women’s Day, here are just a few of our favourites.

The Denes, Lewes

We always enjoy working on a high-spec new build or house remodelling. They may not be newsworthy but they always give us a technical challenge to resolve in the design. The Denes, within the South Downs National Park, was no exception.

Can my airspace scheme be classed as permitted development?

Some of our most exciting projects in recent years have been airspace developments. They’re a fantastic opportunity to increase the value of even the tightest of sites by adding additional storeys.

Nine ways to improve the biodiversity of your home

Biodiversity loss goes hand in hand with climate change. There are plenty of interventions that you can make in and around your own home to improve biodiversity and sustainability and make a difference.

Five minutes with... Abe

Read our latest article as we take time out to catch up with our Director Abe Mohsin.

We find out why he set up Mohsin Cooper Architecture & Planning with long time friend Justin Cooper, what sort of projects he enjoys getting involved with and what the future holds for the business.

The Stag, Upper Bedford Street, Brighton

The Stag is a wonderful example of the journey we go on with developers.

We have been working with Godfrey Investments on this brownfield site since 2014.

Five minutes with... Alex

Read our latest article as we take time out to catch up with our head of planning, Alex Bateman.

We find out what sort of projects Alex is involved with, what he enjoys most about his role and why he loves being part of the Mohsin Cooper team.

Why viability doesn't have to come at the cost of brilliant design

You shouldn't need to compromise on great design for a project to be viable. Here are our top tips on delivering beautiful and viable developments.