Welcome to SD Studio
"Let's blend your vision with our creativity and knowledge. Here you can realise your dream project."
We are a growing team of highly creative and dedicated RIBA chartered architects,architectural technicians, interior designers,construction project managers and principal designers / contractors aiming to deliver your dream
project on time and within budget.
We specialise in both domestic and commercial projects: New builds, Extensions, Loft Conversions, Internal Refurbishments,
External Landscaping, Elevation make-overs and re-design. Our field of expertise lies in limited spaces, where we see
a challenge to design and create stylish, functional and cost-effective buildings of high quality standards.
As we aim to envisage our client’s dream, apart from the 2-Dimensional Drawings
(Plans, Elevations), we also provide 3-Dimensional, Photo-Realistic Visuals to enable the client to visualise the final outcome.
It all begins with just one idea. Amongst our skills lies our ability to create innovative designs which will not only be stylish but also functional and suitable for you.
We carry out feasibility studies to define the goals of each project, identify potential opportunities and constraints, specify the size and design criteria for each space and estimate construction cost.
We undertake planning applications which we then submit to the local authority for permission, taking into consideration all the requirements and guidelines, both local and national.
Following Planning Approval, every project (with very few exceptions) needs to go through a check from Building Control to ensure compliance with Legal Requirements & Regulations. This procedure requires the production of fairly detailed drawings & building notes / specification of materials to be used in building works to follow - demonstrating a very good understanding of construction, which SD Studio has and offers to its clients.
After obtaining the aforementioned approvals, we prepare and collate all the information needed for tender and price negotiation. This information can then be used by the Main Contractor and / or nominated Sub-Contractors over the construction stage.
We can also offer the option of continuing our collaboration with clients originally appointed us as their Principal Designer, by undertaking the actual construction works in relation to their project as the Principal Contractor. Our extensive experience in construction project management alongside our team of dedicated and skilled sub-contractors, can ensure that projects we take on as the Principal Contractor will be of great quality, delivered on time and be within the allocated budget.
When a building project starts on site, we can offer our clients the option of monitoring building works on site throughout duration of the project. This can include periodic site visits to ensure quality of work and compliance with Construction Drawings and us acting as our clients’ liaison with the Contractors for all technical, financial and operational matters involved.
23 purpose-built studio flats on a 3-storey new building following design to match the existing street-character of the area.
Technical drawing produced for 12no purpose-built studio flats on a 3-storey new building following design to match the vernacular of a historic area in Coventry
Inception visuals produced for internal re-design of a converted barn’s (into a dwelling) staircase – located in one of many Conservation Areas of Warwickshire.
3-Dimension Visual and Technical Information produced for replacement of existing Conservatory by a Contemporary Orangery for a property in Coventry.
3-Dimension Visuals produced as part of Feasibility Study carried out for the proposed conversion of 2no Listed Barns into Dwellings (1)
3-Dimension Visuals produced as part of Feasibility Study carried out for the proposed conversion of 2no Listed Barns into Dwellings (2)
3-Dimension Visuals produced as part of Feasibility Study carried out for the proposed conversion of 2no Listed Barns into Dwellings (3)
3-Dimension Visuals produced as part of Feasibility Study carried out for the proposed conversion of 2no Listed Barns into Dwellings (4)
Domestic single-storey rear extension - Coventry 2020
Domestic loft conversion to accommodate an additional en-suite bedroom and family bathroom – East Midlands 2013
Domestic loft conversion to accommodate a double en-suite bedroom/study room – West Midlands 2013
A domestic loft conversion to accommodate two double bedrooms, a living room and a bathroom – Nuneaton 2015
Domestic extension – Planning, furniture and interior design by SD Studio – West Midlands 2014
A spacious first-floor self-contained studio in a 3-storey purpose-built block of apartments - Coventry 2015
Domestic front extension & enhancement of external parking & amenity space – Leicester 2018
Restoration of a locally-listed character property – Coventry 2018
A purpose-built Block of 12no Studio Apartments with private amenity spaces – Coventry 2015
Domestic single-storey kitchen extension - Coventry 2020
Spiros Defteraios has studied Architecture between 1998 and 2012 in both UK and Greece and he has gained postgraduate qualifications in the field – capable to provide him with RIBA – Part III exemption.
He is today registered with Architects Registration Board, Chartered Member of Royal Institute of British Architects and a Certified Project Management Associate (IPMA Level D) after attaining the required standard to be awarded the APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ).
He has finally been issued with a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Title & Card from CITB for Managers & Professionals.
Spiros’ commitment to Architecture has led him to undertake most of his studies on a Part-Time basis while working in Architectural & Design Practices at the same time. This opportunity has provided him with the ability to combine the theoretical element, provided by his education in Architecture, with the practical and technical aspect of the profession given by the working environment he was part of throughout his studies.
Since 2002, Spiros has been working in the West & East Midlands Regions and also nationally in the UK and internationally in mainland Europe. 18 years of experience in combining the artistic and aesthetic element of Architecture with the practical and technical aspect of construction, has provided SD Studio with a series of successful projects that we take particular pride of.
Spiros is always keen on taking in any challenging projects and transform the ‘constraint’ into an ‘opportunity’ for our clients.
Dimitris Spiliotopoulos has studied Architecture at Birmingham City University and the University of Kent from where he has graduated with a BA (Hons) and a Master of Architecture.
Since 2010 he has been working in both Greece and the UK and has gained solid experience in architectural projects, commercial and residential, graphic design and visuals.
He has a very strong passion for conceptual design and is always excited to transform his ideas into real-life projects.
Roberta Pikelyte graduated from Plymouth University in 2017, with an Undergraduate Degree in Architecture, completing the first three years of her Architectural Education.
Since then she has been trying to find ways to combine her two passions – conceptual design and connecting with the different people around her, while continually improving her visualising skills and learning about the various elements of Architecture.
We would like to thank our clients for taking some of their time to provide us with feedback. See below what our clients say about us.
I contacted SD Studio to discuss the designs of a property I would like to build. I was very pleased with the consultant, as he listened to what I wanted to achieve and offered advice and further recommendations to improve the quality and reduce the cost. A service of very good quality!
I had a very helpful conversation with one of the consultants at SD Studio about an expansion of my property. I was given invaluable advice about the legislation and the feasibility of my vision. The ultimate result was beyond my expectations.
I saw a sign of SD Studio outside a new block of flats in Coventry and called the office to talk about my property. I was impressed by the consultant’s professionalism combined with their friendly attitude and interest in finding ways to accommodate my needs. A very knowledgeable and experienced team.
I would definitely recommend SD Studio for their services! The Consultant was very helpful in explaining what would be best for my property, the Architect produced imaginative designs and the outcome was exactly what I had in mind.
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26 Spinney Close, Glen Parva, Leicester, LE2 9NJ
switchboard: +44 (0) 2477 675356 - m: +44 (0) 7793 825720
2 Hearsall Lane, Chapelfields, Coventry, CV5 6QR
switchboard: +44 (0) 2477 675356 - m: +44 (0) 7793 825720
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