Formed in 2016, Bloom Architects is an architectural studio active across the North West. As an emerging practice, Bloom Architects responds creatively and playfully to each commission. The practice applies its core principles throughout the design process. The synthesis of these principles is Bloom’s architecture: People, Place and Net Zero Carbon.
‘Music is liquid architecture; architecture is frozen music’
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
About Bloom Architects
Creating a sense of place is a constant enquiry, an enquiry embedded into the design process. Places helps us interact with history and contemplate the future.
Net Zero Carbon
Addressing climate change requires everyone to speak with one voice with a common goal toward a sustainable future. Achieving net zero carbon requires a radical approach to design.
Architecture of Home
A home is a place of retreat and sanctuary. On arrival we cross the threshold from a world we share with the public, to one which is private and that we share only with our closest friends and family. Home is where we experience architecture for the first time. It shapes and influences our lives in complex and intricate ways.
The external fabric of the home provides protection from the world. It retains heat while permitting natural light and ventilation. Bloom is passionate about creating comfortable, efficient and healthy spaces for our clients.
Interior Spaces & Experiences
A home does not always need to expand. The existing spaces within our homes can be reimagined and reconfigured. Natural and artificial light can change the appearance of a space dramatically. Relocating the staircase can improve the efficiency of circulation space, maximising the functionality and storage potential of existing rooms. The possibilities extend as far as your imagination. Get in touch if you would like Bloom to start problem solving your interior.
Considerately crafted interiors using the highest quality sustainable materials.
Natural finishes and underfloor heating creates warm, uncluttered spaces.
Spaces that are naturally lit feel brighter, healthier and happier.
Careful selection of materials create sympathetic contrast with existing finishes.
Buildable architectural detailing integrated seamlessly with the design.
Structural elements seemlessy coordinated with the architectural aesthetics.
“Bloom architects provided us with end-to-end assistance in developing and overseeing works for a modern extension to a period property. Chris provided significant improvements to our initial idea and sourced the right builder to undertake the works. During the build, support was provided to rectify issues as they arose and the project was carefully monitored at each stage. I’d particularity recommend his expertise for high-end domestic projects where his design skills and attention to detail have played a key part in transforming our property.“
“Couldn’t recommend Bloom Architects highly enough. Great design ideas to maximise space and light, sound knowledge of building regulations to guide us through the planning process, and an enthusiastic design/work approach. Also always provided a quick response to any queries that arose throughout the project.“
“We contacted Bloom Architects as we wanted to extend our kitchen. They came along and gave us ideas and suggestions which were very constructive and helpful. The service was excellent with prompt and regular contact, the plans delivered quickly and submitted to the Council for approval. We would definitely recommend Bloom.“
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