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


We were engaged to undertake the Planning Permission and Building Regulations stages for this two-storey extension in Plymouth. Today we were invited by our clients to see the progress on site. The new extension will include a new kitchen/dining area with utility & w.c., plus a new first floor bedroom with en-suite.


An extension to a rural property near Truro is well underway. The prefabricated timber frame has good environmental properties and low embodied energy. It is also very quick to assemble and is less reliant on dry weather, when compared to traditional masonry construction. The annex will provide a family room, two bedrooms, bathroom, utility with wc… Read More >


This grand detached property in Mannamead, Plymouth, has some wonderful architectural features. Crayon has recently undertaken a measured survey prior to looking at possible alterations and refurbishment works.