Best Of Houzz 2022

VAN ELLEN + SHERYN : Awarded Best of Houzz 2022 : People’s choice award highlights top home professionals among the Houzz community, based on quality service and most popular designs

27th January, 2022van Ellen + Sheryn architects of Ashburton, Devon has won a “Best of Houzz” award for Design and Customer Service on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design. The contemporary architect’s practice was chosen by the millions of homeowners that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 2.7 million active home building, renovation and design industry professionals.

This is the 10 year anniversary of the global Best of Houzz awards programme. Badges are awarded annually, in three categories: Design, Customer Service and Photography. Design awards honour professionals whose work was the most popular amongst the Houzz community. Customer Service honours are based on several factors, including a pro’s overall rating on Houzz and client reviews submitted in 2021. Architecture and interior design photographers whose images were most popular are recognised with the Photography award.

“We launched the global Best of Houzz awards programme over a decade ago to highlight the work of the most talented and customer-focused professionals in our industry,” said Andrew Small, Senior Director for Industry Solutions at Houzz. “When homeowners come to Houzz to find professionals to complete their projects, the Best of Houzz badges offer a marker of credibility, supporting their decision to move forward. We are extremely proud of this year’s winners, many of whom have won multiple times, and we’re pleased to give them this recognition and a platform on which to showcase their expertise.”

“Best of Houzz 2022” badges appear on winners’ profiles as a sign of their commitment to excellence. These badges help the more than 65 million homeowners and home design enthusiasts on Houzz to identify popular and top-rated home professionals for their projects.

About van Ellen + Sheryn

van Ellen + Sheryn is a medium sized architectural practice, located in Ashburton, South Devon. Established in 2006, we specialise in contemporary, progressive design within the sensitive landscapes of National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We are a team of nine architects and designers in a practice that promotes discussion and collaboration to provide an exceptional design service from project inception to completion. We undertake projects of all sizes, nationwide, including; high quality residential developments, commercial spaces, community buildings and leisure and tourism centres. This work is supported by our strong foundation in high quality domestic architecture for our discerning clientele.

You can see more of van Ellen + Sheryn’s work on Houzz here.

Our design information is of the highest quality, utilising modern techniques including virtual reality modelling and BIM. This allows our clients to immerse themselves in the design process, facilitates collaboration with the project team, and ensures the highest standards are met on site to achieve truly wonderful pieces of architecture. We have an established network of consultants and contractors, and enjoy productive relationships with planning and building control authorities.

Our passion for architecture runs through the entire design process, from the ‘big-picture’ conceptual ideas through to the fine detailing of construction. Each project is treated with the same verve and creativity, irrespective of its size or budget. We believe in strong relationships with our clients, and encourage a collaborative, holistic approach to design, which evolves through presentation, discussion and reinterpretation.Through the use of environmentally responsible materials, and teamed with the latest building technologies, we strive to design and build structures that have a minimal impact upon our planet.

About Houzz

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