About Us

Welcome to studioCASS, a specialist residential architecture and design service created especially for domestic clients by Cass Associates, an award winning, multi-disciplinary design practice established in the north-west for over 30 years. Our architects offer expert and bespoke professional advice customised specifically for the private householder wishing to develop or extend their home.

A domestic construction project can be the largest single investment most of us make in a lifetime and it is essential to avoid the many potential pitfalls to achieve a successful and valuable outcome. Our integrated design studio of architects, landscape architects and planning consultants is supported by a network of trusted professionals in related disciplines such as structural engineers, cost consultants, heritage consultants and ecologists, enabling us to offer a comprehensive design service and consultancy on all aspects of property development, from initial feasibility and planning through to detailed design and construction – giving you the confidence to get underway and avoid sleepless nights.
We are chartered members of the RIBA, the RTPI and the Landscape Institute, guaranteeing you the highest quality advice, and we carry full professional indemnity insurance.

Sustainable Design
Efficient sustainable design is central to much of our work and we are members of the Green Register of Construction Professionals.

Conservation
Historic buildings and landscape planning play a crucial role in creating a sense of cultural identity within a community. We are highly experienced at negotiating, as part of the planning process, with local authorities and conservation agencies such as Historic England to integrate new development into conservation areas and listed buildings. Richard Roberts, director and design team leader, is an RIBA-accredited Conservation Architect