Welcome to Crayon Architecture & Design

Contemporary conversions, extensions and new builds in the South West


Crayon Architecture & Design is a Plymouth based partnership formed in 2010 by Daniel Atkins and Andrea Atkins. Both partners are registered architects and have excellent experience in all stages of building design – from initial conception to completion.

With a range of exciting schemes throughout Devon and Cornwall, Crayon provides a bespoke service tailored to suit each individual project. Crayon strives to create contemporary architecture that responds to the surrounding context, fulfills the client’s requirements and surpasses their expectations.

Latest News


Conceptual designs are underway to extend a terraced property in Millbrook, Cornwall. The brief called for a better link between house and garden, which slopes steeply. A sedum roof is also proposed to improve visual amenity from the first floor bedrooms. Check our project pages for progress updates in the future.

corning new extension, Cornwall

Crayon has submitted plans for extensive alterations to a traditional residential cottage in Carnon Downs, Cornwall. A two-storey side extension will accommodate a new entrance hall, shower room, bedroom and family bathroom. A rear extension will incorporate a utility, dining room and kitchen with folding doors to the terraced rear garden.

Detached property remodelled

30th September 2016
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Crayon has been commissioned to redesign the external treatment of a detached house in Plymstock, Plymouth. Natural stone and timber weatherboarding has been proposed, with a new entrance canopy in zinc. The owners were inspired by classic proportions and materials in the Hamptons, New York.