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We consistently exceed the ordinary, no excuses. As a top residential architecture firm and recommended architects, we've built a reputation for success across the UK with ambitious, high-achieving and purpose-driven homeowners and property entrepreneurs.

Have used Urbanist Architecture on 5 projects now, their attention to detail and results are second to none. Great people to work with, highly recommended.

Ali H. — London

An exemplary service from start to finish! In particular Nicole Guler who was very knowledgeable, attentive and nothing short of a delight to deal with. Thank you for all your efforts, a well deserved 5 stars.

Andy C. — London

I found Urbanist via the planning portal. Helped me through my planning application amid working remotely due to COVID lockdown but everything went smoothly.

Lee W. — Oxford

I used Urbanist Architecture to support with the designs of our house which included an extension and changes to the interior. With a brief idea of what I wanted they provided some amazing designs and were always happy to accommodate my requests. Final designs went above and beyond what I had anticipated.

C. Llanes-Kidder — Oxford

Ufuk was constantly communicative from day one. He engaged with us during the whole process, understood our requirements very well, gave us very helpful architecture / planning /design advice and delivered more than we asked for. Cannot give them high enough praise.

Marvin G. — Hertfordshire

They were very clear and professional about the whole process. We got planning permission easily, received clear architectural drawings, and Irkus was outstanding at managing our build and helping us immensely when we had serious problems with one of the building firms that went bankrupt. Would recommend them easily.

Colin R. — London

Required planning permission for a property that was in green belt, in conservation area and also next to grade II listed property and Urbanist architecture were able to get this for us on first attempt. Really enjoyed working with the team and I highly recommend

Ben I. — London

When we were first looking for an architect, Mr Ufuk stood out amongst all the others we had contacted because of his pleasant and friendly manner. We have been overwhelmed by the amount of time and dedication he has spent on our project. He has an incredible amount of knowledge. We would highly recommend Urbanist Architecture and they would be the first people we would contact should we need an architect in the future. Thank you Mr Ufuk.

Kate A. — London

I am very happy with the service I received. You were very efficient, emphatic and friendly.

Nicholas H. — West Sussex

Thank you for all your efforts in helping us to secure planning permission. You made our dreams come true.

Simon G. — London

I used Urbanist Architecture to support with the designs of our house which included an extension and changes to the interior. With a brief idea of what I wanted they provided some amazing designs and were always happy to accommodate my requests. Final designs went above and beyond what I had anticipated.

C. Llanes-Kidder — Oxford

The service we have received far exceeds what we were expecting. From the moment we made contact with Urbanist Architecture the service has been totally professional - they have been prompt with their response, did what they said they were going to do without any fuss and kept to time constraints. Would have no hesitation in recommending this organisation.

Glynn — London

Ana gave me a fast appraisal of the feasibility of my project, changing the design and saving me much time and money submitting an application to the council that would have likely been unsuccessful.

Thomas D. — London

I’m very pleased with the service I received by Nicole. She provided all the papers I needed for my planning permission application. Highly recommend her. Thank you.

Wahida — London

Very professional but also very personable; a pleasure to work with.

Gordan B. — Berkshire

What an awesome service from a great firm, all of the aggravation I had from Dagenham Council melted away with the professional approach. They comprehensively met the questions raised and gave me peace of mind.

Mr & Mrs Jezeph — London

They helped me almost triple my rental income! I got my planning permission not just for converting my house into flats but for also extending my property. I quickly realised how an architect could do much more for me!

John R. — London

Following a recommendation from a friend, I asked the Urbanist Architecture team to prepare my planning application. All members of staff were friendly, helpful and very professional to deal with. Thank you very much!

Gerti Z. — London

We found Urbanist Architecture after multiple failed attempts at getting planning permission. If it wasn't for them and there dedication my family would have needed to move away! For that we are all extremely grateful. throughout our whole experience Urbanist Architecture were helpful, professional and very informative.

Matt B. — London

Good service - I would recommend. I found them to be very efficient at dealing with my planning amendments and kept me updated throughout the process which had a good outcome. They are also friendly and easy to deal with. Overall, a good experience.

Robert H. — London

Urbanist took on our Grade II listed thatched cottage in the Green Belt. It wasn’t an easy project, but they worked with us through various design iterations as part of the pre-app and planning applications. Ultimately we got planning permission despite the odds being against us - thank you!

Aria P-S — London

We appointed UA to propose a modern redesign of our home to maximise its potential and achieve planning permission within a conservation area. The team produced a really creative design that was beyond our expectations. We were absolutely delighted with the proposal, which will transform our home into a better quality light-filled space. UA was a pleasure to work with, highly professional and responsive. The documentation and drawings produced for the planning application were of exceptional quality.

Sinead M — London

Urbanist Architecture were fantastic all the way through, getting drawings done and making a plan for an application for a retrospective planning application. With Yuki helping me, my application was successful. She was very professional and helpful throughout.

Nicky B — London

We used Urbanist Architecture for an extension renovation project and couldn't be happier. This was our second architect after not achieving the results we wanted with the first. What stood out for us with Urbanist Architecture is how much they listened to what we wanted and then synthesised that into something beyond our imaginations. They were able to achieve a modern yet warm interior. Even when the council asked us to make a change, they were able to produce an equally good result.

Chris G — London

What a wonderful company to work with. I was a bit hesitant at first with the distance and prefer to do business face to face. Calm, professional and polite Nicole and Ufuk explained and explained until I understood. The work was carried out with complete transparency. I would recommend you call them the first call will simply explain what I’m saying. Will definitely be using Urbanist Architecture in the future. Thanks Nicole and Ufuk.

Abid V — Nottingham

Required planning permission for a property that was in green belt, in conservation area and also next to grade II listed property and Urbanist architecture were able to get this for us on first attempt. Really enjoyed working with the team and I highly recommend

Ben I. — London

It was an absolute pleasure dealing with Urbanist Architects. Nicole Guler was incredibly professional and very friendly. Her advice and comments were spot on. She took on board all my comments and input and was happy to discuss at length my ideas for the project. I believe that using Urbanist Architects made all the difference to securing planning permission. I would heartily recommend Urbanist Architects and will certainly be using them for my future projects.

Scott M. — London

I used Urbanist Architecture to support with the designs of our house which included an extension and changes to the interior. With a brief idea of what I wanted they provided some amazing designs and were always happy to accommodate my requests. Final designs went above and beyond what I had anticipated.

C. Llanes-Kidder — Oxford

Great team at Urbanist. Very experienced and I was blown away with my initial designs, which came out even better than expected. Cannot recommend them enough.

Faisal F. — London

I am very happy with the service I received from Urbanist Architecture. They were delightful to deal with and provided an excellent service. Most significantly, I got the planning permission I hoped for.

Kate W. — London

Incredible dedication from the team, very responsive and enthusiastic. Always willing to accommodate our requirements. Very talented individuals working on the project who took a genuine interest in the project which showed in the quality of the outcomes.

Vimla N. — London

It has been a real pleasure to work with you and it's fantastic to see how professional and hard working you are. I can't thank you enough for all you have done in making our dream home.

Dr Khan I. — London

They helped me almost triple my rental income! I got my planning permission not just for converting my house into flats but for also extending my property. I quickly realised how an architect could do much more for me!

John R. — London

I buy a lot of properties, use a lot of property development strategies and have tried many architecture companies in London through my long history with property investment. I have never seen support as professional, excellent or quick as I get from this architecture office. Nor I felt the kind of care, concern and desire to help meet-our-team I see with them. They are really one in a million! Many thanks.

Wills — Berkshire

Urbanist Architecture took the greatest pride and care in our project, they nurtured it as if it was their own, and demonstrated such professionalism and confidence that cannot be found elsewhere. We received our planning permission with great surprise.

Rackesh P. — London

Thank you very much for helping me with my change of use planning application which got approved. Special thanks to Nicole who worked with her heart to deal with my case (very difficult case and with very difficult case officer).

Harvey V. — London

Very big thank you to Nicole & all other architects who worked on my project. Whenever we needed she was always there to assist. She obtained planning permission for us after experiencing countless refusals with other companies. Can’t thank her enough.

Sam S. — London

I've worked with Urbanist Architecture on 3 projects now and would highly recommend them. Very professional and efficient, most importantly successful applications. In particular, Nicole and Ana were great to work with.

Mehmet S. — London

Thank you for all your efforts in helping us to secure planning permission. You made our dreams come true.

Simon G. — London

A very hard working and professional team who approach a project like it's their own. Got my planning permission obtained promptly for a commercial project. Highly recommended

Vincenzo A. — London

We've been overwhelmed by the amount of time and dedication Mr Ufuk Bahar has spent on our project. He has been extremely professional when dealing with the council and applying for planning permission.

Kate A. — London

Urbanist Architecture provided an outstanding service in respect of our successful Certificate of Lawfulness application. I had a very tight time frame and they managed to get the whole process tied up in less than a week.

Amanda N. — South Norfolk

Friendly, helpful and professional approach. Very impressed by how they took care of my planning application and made it such a simple and easy process thank you.

O. Wilson — London

Passion, Creativity and Personality; I think these three words can describe Urbanist Architecture's young architects team. They have done all the work for us and been with us from beginning to end till they handed us the keys to our new house.. Our families and friends loved the design and we can't thank you enough for making us the owner of this beautiful, flawless, prestigious house.

Lisa D. — Kent

What an awesome service from a great firm, all of the aggravation I had from Dagenham Council melted away with the professional approach. They comprehensively met the questions raised and gave me peace of mind.

Mr & Mrs Jezeph — London

Ana gave me a fast appraisal of the feasibility of my project, changing the design and saving me much time and money submitting an application to the council that would have likely been unsuccessful.

Thomas D. — London

I found Urbanist via the planning portal. Helped me through my planning application amid working remotely due to COVID lockdown but everything went smoothly.

Lee W. — Oxford

I was very impressed by Nicole’s responsiveness. She was amazing from the very beginning to the end. She saw the potential of my planning application and fully supported me throughout the application process. I just got my approval, can't thank her enough.

George P. — London

Ufuk Bahar explained everything from the beginning of the listed building consent application process. I felt very comfortable with his expertise. I would use their services again.

John J. — London

Nicole at Urbanist Architecture provided an excellent service and got the desired planning result in Greenbelt.

James M. — Buckinghamshire

Thank you very much Urbanist Architecture for helping me with my change of use planning application that got approved. Special thank you to Nicole, who worked with her heart to deal with my case (a very difficult case and with a very difficult case officer), highly recommended. Thank you very much!!!

Hung V. — London

My biggest barrier to achieve my goal on my home renovation project was the planning permission. After countless years of frustrated attempts with other London architects and the disappointment of losing the applications every time, my motivation was drained. But I gave my project a final try with Urbanist Architecture and eventually this architecture company succeeded in getting the planning permission for me. Can't thank them enough.

Leonard M. — London

I found working with Adam and Ufuk a pleasure and their understanding of the planning process especially in a difficult conservation area; tested all their skill sets and some!

D. Sawyerr — London

We hired Urbanist Architecture Ltd to assist us with our change of use application. The team was always professional, and kept us informed of the progress every step of the way. Our application was successful and would highly recommend Norma and her team.

J. Laidley — London

Ufuk was very helpful from the start. Very quick and professional service. Site survey booked within 2 days of instruction. Planning application submitted very quickly. Very good communication on telephone and email.

Fareda B. — Kent

Norma at Urbanist Architecture was the consummate planning professional, supporting us to submit an application that had previously been rejected. Her advice was timely, detailed and good value and ultimately successful in delivering the permission we needed.

Charlotte C. — Surrey

I have managed to find UA online, and after a quick search on their web page I was sure they are the right company for my project. I needed help with a Retrospective Planning Application which we managed to have been granted a few months after. I had the luck to work with Nicole throughout the project, and honestly I would like to say that she is a very professional person. I am looking forward to work with you in the near future.

Rado — London

Incredible dedication from the team, very responsive and enthusiastic. Always willing to accommodate our requirements. Very talented individuals working on the project who took a genuine interest in the project which showed in the quality of the outcomes.

Vimla N. — London

Always willing to go the extra mile to ensure the project's success... They built a level of trust where we feel like we are delivering the project as partners.

Sandra N. — London

A dedicated and professional agent working with you through the entire process, maintaining good communication. Easily accessible. Strategic changes and recommendations through turbulence which is a testament to their experience in ensuring great client satisfaction and project outcomes Very happy with architectural designs demonstrating creativity, and more importantly flexibility in line with the client brief. I would highly recommend this team.

Uchenna A. — London

Architects at Urbanist Architecture have put their heart and soul into our new build house project. They made it the thing they care about most. I am very satisfied with the service and would like to thank the team for their efforts.

G. Hewitt — Oxfordshire

I used Urbanist Architecture after having been previously given poor advice from another service- so naturally I was quite wary of using another service - my planning needs were of a specialised nature and Urbanist was able to confidently help me to navigate the planning complexities to successfully gain me the planning permission needed for my project. I would most definitely recommend Urbanist for your planning needs.

E. Ross — London

I’m very pleased with the service I received by Nicole. She provided all the papers I needed for my planning permission application. Highly recommend her. Thank you.

Wahida — London

Thank you Urbanist Architecture for your professionalism and expertise in helping me to achieve planning permission for my extension. Before using Urbanist Architecture I had 18 months of failed permissions and an appeal using other companies; but I have now received planning approval. I cannot thank them enough. Their dedication to the client is outstanding. I would not hesitate in recommending them.

P. Smith — Kent

I applied for planning permission to Hammersmith & Fulham for a dormer roof extension but it was refused. I received numerous letters from companies offering their services to deal with my case. After doing some research online I decided to contact Urbanist Architecture. I was impressed by Norma, she explained the appeal process very clearly. I have hired Urbanist Architecture and am confident the refusal will be overturned.

D. Casey — London

Excellent customer service by Urbanist Architecture. Their standards are very impressive. Nicole was most helpful all the way. She is a great architect with truly in-depth knowledge of her field. The whole team is very customer orientated. It would be a pleasure to work with them on any future projects.

Hon. Lord A. — London

A friend of mine raved about this company a lot so we decided to use their architectural expertise for our renovation and extension project. They not only obtained planning but also turned our ideas into a beautiful design that exceeded our expectations. We now enjoy living in our new architect designed house in which every detail is right, every design is faultless and we no longer complain about the size of our house. Highly recommended.

M. Mosley — West Sussex

Very professional service. Drew up our plans in record time, made changes speedily and without quibble. Clear and thorough plans. Acquired planning permission from Lewisham Council within record time.

Eleanor B. — London

Mr Ufuk Bahar is an exceptionally skilled designer. He did thorough research, meticulously presented the drawings, gave us substantial support and perfectly crystallised our thoughts into an aesthetically pleasing design.

Mr & Mrs Ivanov — London

Ufuk was constantly communicative from day one. He engaged with us during the whole process, understood our requirements very well, gave us very helpful architecture / planning /design advice and delivered more than we asked for. Cannot give them high enough praise.

Marvin G. — Hertfordshire

We have used Urbanist Architecture for designing our home extension and also for getting planning permission. They designed different creative designs for us and the planning process went very smoothly. A first class service; highly recommend!

G. Thomas — Kent

They were very clear and professional about the whole process. We got planning permission easily, received clear architectural drawings, and Irkus was outstanding at managing our build and helping us immensely when we had serious problems with one of the building firms that went bankrupt. Would recommend them easily.

Colin R. — London

Ana gave me a fast appraisal of the feasibility of my project, changing the design and saving me much time and money submitting an application to the council that would have likely been unsuccessful.

Dee T. — Kent

We started with 2 different architects, whose plans were rejected by our council. We felt like we were on a treadmill leading nowhere. Then I found Urbanist Architecture blog posts about planning procedures. We appointed them to prepare our 3rd application. They listened to our needs, brainstormed and developed a strategic design. Their creative approach allowed us to get the permission we needed!! We highly endorse their hard work.

George L. — London

Ufuk and the team were very accommodating, talking us through the design elements and what was evident that we still had lots of questions and they were able to answer our questions and provide us with a final project we are very happy with. Planning was approved and the team were excellent in keeping the project moving and on time possible.

Marisa B. — London

Honestly they were amazing! Very on top of things, helpful and helped us on what we thought would be impossible.

Wilson B. — Berkshire

I buy a lot of properties, use a lot of property development strategies and have tried many architecture companies in London through my long history with property investment. I have never seen support as professional, excellent or quick as I get from this architecture office. Nor I felt the kind of care, concern and desire to help people I see with them. They are really one in a million! Many thanks.

Wills M. — Berkshire

Wonderful Company to work with. Knew exactly what we wanted and had the ability to deliver it. We went with two other Architects before and both took us for a ride. This one is honest, reliable, fast, professional! The design management was seamless and liaison with the council was exemplary. If you want to pass the first time, don't look further! Ask for Nicole (she's the best!) A++++

Choudhury — London

I am really happy to leave a 5 star review, as Urbanist Architecture are just great. I managed to find them through Google and after a quick look on their web page I was sure they would be the right company for the Planning application I needed to do. I worked mostly with Nicole and honestly I can say that she is a very professional and responsible person. I am highly recommending UA and Nicole to any one who is seeking top service and positive vibes. Thank you.

Radoslav S. — London

Thank you so much for everything. I will highly recommend everyone to contact you and your company.

Junho L. — London

Following a recommendation from a friend, I asked the Urbanist Architecture team to prepare my planning application. All members of staff were friendly, helpful and very professional to deal with. Thank you very much!

Gerti Z. — London

We appreciate your expeditiousness. Youth has a vibrancy and energy that is infectious. We wish you all well.

Chester H. — London

Your professional approach combined with your customer focus differentiates you straight away. Urbanist Architecture listens, creates and supports during the entire procedure.

Denis Z. — London

You have been most kind to me!!! I will not hesitate to recommend Urbanist very highly to my friends and colleagues.

Javier F. — Hampshire

Have used Urbanist Architecture on 5 projects now, their attention to detail and results are second to none. Great people to work with, highly recommended.

Ali H. — London

An exemplary service from start to finish! In particular Nicole Guler who was very knowledgeable, attentive and nothing short of a delight to deal with. Thank you for all your efforts, a well deserved 5 stars.

Andy C. — London

Very professional but also very personable; a pleasure to work with.

Gordan B. — Berkshire

Nicole was a very helpful lady, she gave me all the information I needed for my application. Perfect and amazing job in no time. Happy to work with. Thank you.

Wahida N. — London

I am very happy with the service I received. You were very efficient, emphatic and friendly.

Nicholas H. — West Sussex

Thank you all. You worked on our project with clarity and determination. I will work with you again.

Kristin J. — London

When we were first looking for an architect, Mr Ufuk stood out amongst all the others we had contacted because of his pleasant and friendly manner. We have been overwhelmed by the amount of time and dedication he has spent on our project. He has an incredible amount of knowledge. We would highly recommend Urbanist Architecture and they would be the first people we would contact should we need an architect in the future. Thank you Mr Ufuk.

Kate A. — London

Urbanist Architecture provides a very professional service. The staff are very helpful and kind mannered. The team has excellent communication skills and I found them extremely reassuring throughout the process of my project. I will most certainly be happy to recommend and use Urbanist Architecture for future projects.

Sumon — London

Passion, Creativity and Personality; I think these three words can describe Urbanist Architecture's young architects team. They have done all the work for us and been with us from beginning to end till they handed us the keys to our new house.. Our families and friends loved the design and we can't thank you enough for making us the owner of this beautiful, flawless, prestigious house.

Lisa D. — Kent

Didar and her team were very informative and very efficient every step of the way with us. Would definitely recommend and use again!

Chop T. — London

Proactive, detailed and very responsible service. I would use them again without blinking!

Sachin G. — London

Amazing service delivered, in a timely fashion and at a very high standard. Will definitely work with them again! Many thanks.

B. Ajala — London

Very well handled, just submitted the planning application. Staff are easy to reach and talk to. Very professionally done. Thank you Urbanist Architecture.

P. Davies — London

UA gives very friendly service, completes the work as per scheduled time and also does exactly what they told you they would do for you. I am very happy to hire this company to do my business.

Shum — London

The service we have received far exceeds what we were expecting. From the moment we made contact with Urbanist Architecture the service has been totally professional - they have been prompt with their response, did what they said they were going to do without any fuss and kept to time constraints. Would have no hesitation in recommending this organisation.

Glynn — London

Toby and Sky are amazing - they listen and deliver beyond expectations.

Sonam H. — London

Very professional all round service. Mark Morris was always quick in his response to any queries raised as well as very detailed and thorough. We look forward to working with Urbanist Architecture and Mark in the future.

Jarek R. — Oxford

Good service - I would recommend. I found them to be very efficient at dealing with my planning amendments and kept me updated throughout the process which had a good outcome. They are also friendly and easy to deal with. Overall, a good experience.

Robert H. — London

Great staff who do what they promise from beginning to end. My advisor was Mark who was very knowledgeable and passionate on planning matters. Mark is wealth of information in respect of local planning I would highly recommend dealing with Mark for all your future planning needs!

Franklin C. — London

We found Urbanist Architecture after multiple failed attempts at getting planning permission. If it wasn't for them and there dedication my family would have needed to move away! For that we are all extremely grateful. throughout our whole experience Urbanist Architecture were helpful, professional and very informative.

Matt B. — London

We at SWIM Enterprises CIC are thrilled with the successful outcome of our Certificate of Lawfulness application and the seamless experience of working with Selena and the rest of the team. The well-structured application process and the Urbanist Architecture team's expertise in addressing the intrinsic considerations of our project were instrumental. We look forward to more future collaborations and wish the UA team every success in their endeavours.

Rehan U. — London

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