residential

Passivhaus, Bristol

Title: The Passivhaus House Location: Nailsea, North Somerset Client: Private Project: Four Oaks, New Sustainable Home Last year we successfully obtained Planning Permission for the first Passivhaus in North Somerset. Our cost analysis calculated that it would be more cost effective to replace the existing bungalow with a new energy efficient sustainable house rather than extend and […]


Cribhouse Farm

Project: Barn Conversion Title: Cribhouse Farm Location: Wedmore, Somerset Client: Developer Under the new National Planning Policy for General Permitted Development Order [GPDO] we are about to convert an existing agricultural barn into a new contemporary two storey dwelling of without the need for planning permission. The regulations are complex and are being interpreted in different ways by different […]


Barn Conversion, Somerset

Project: Barn Conversion Title: Orchard Barn Location: Ashcott, Somerset Client: Private Under the new National Planning Policy for General Permitted Development Order [GPDO] we are about to convert an existing agricultural barn into a new contemporary dwelling of 450 sqm without the need for planning permission. The regulations are complex and are being interpreted in different ways by […]


Extension, Bath

Project: Extension to Existing House Title: Cranhill Location: Bath Client: Private A modern extension to a 1970’s house in Bath. The ‘wrap around’ design replaces a number of smaller ad hoc extensions to bring the house visually together and give a contemporary design uplift in appearance. Generous open plan living space is created with a kitchen and eating area […]


Eco House, Somerset

Project: New Sustainable Home Title: The Curved Underground House Location: Oakhill, Somerset Client: Private These images are designs for a new sustainable home located on a hillside, in a woodland setting, with wonderful panoramic views of the open countryside. From this prominent position the glazing to the front makes the most of this fantastic view point. The plan of […]


Garden Room, Bath

New garden room extension to Listed Building in Lansdown, Bath    


Garden Office, Bath

Title: The Summerhouse Location: Coleford, Somerset Client: Private Project: Summerhouse A new summerhouse in the garden for both living and working. With good insulation and underfloor heating and a shower room the office can also be used as a self contained guest room for the main house. The site is positioned on a prominent hillside location […]


Self Build, Shepton Mallet

Title: Grumbles Farm Location: Shepton Mallet, Somerset Client: Private Project: New Self Build House Detailed Planning Permission was granted in 2010 for a new three storey, 5 bedroom timber frame sustainable home on the development limits of a village in the Mendips. The site is in a great location with picturesque views of the open countryside. Constructed of local […]


New House, Frome

Title: The Butts Location: Frome Client: Private Project: New House This is a restricted  and awkward plot in Frome. Unfortunately the previous architects had failed to gain planning permission from Mendip District Council. We addressed the planning concerns of overlooking by partially sinking the building down into the ground so it appears single storey from the front and two […]


Conversion, Somerset

Title: The Old Chapel Location: Stoke St Michael, Somerset Client: Private Type: Residential Conversion The conversion of a chapel into an Architect’s dream home – a life long ambition recently completed. A huge three storey high open plan space gave us a blank canvas for the interior design. The challenge was to get the right balance to accommodate noisy family life whilst retaining […]


Bungalow Remodel, Somerset

Title: Greenacres Location: Glastonbury, Somerset Client: Private Project: Remodelling of an existing bungalow Planning permission was received for extensive alterations and remodelling of this bungalow in the open countryside of North Wootton. The clients purchased the property in 2009 as part of successful ‘Greenacres Campsite’ that is listed in the Cool Camping Guide and is used […]


New House, Longleat

Title: Oak Location: East Woodlands, Longleat Client: Private Project: New House A new traditional stone, render and timber cottage designed and built as a modern sustainable home. The site is fantastic – adjacent to the Longleat Estate it has great views over an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. An ancient oak tree acts as its namesake and […]


House Renovation, Yeovil

Title: North Hill Farm Location: Yeovil, Somerset Client: Private Project: Residential Refurbishment A major renovation of an old historic farm house into a country house. Outbuildings and extensions include a new garage, gym, wine store, home office and an additional second floor. Also a new kitchen, bathrooms and ensuites and additional bedrooms have been added. The house was re roofed […]


House Extension, Bath

Title: Somerfoss Location: Oakhill, Bath Client: Private Project: Residential Extension A contemporary extension to a modernist 1970’s architect designed house tucked away in a village setting.The new glass extension ‘wings’ provide an exciting new entrance and kitchen with spectacular views of the extensive gardens. More importantly it works with the existing modernist house, whilst adding a dynamic […]


Eco Homes and Hotel

Title: Egypt Mill Location: Nailsworth, Gloucestershire Client: Goldwater Springs Project Type: Hotel and Houses New timber frame and larch clad houses attractively blend into a woodland riverside setting. The project consisted of seven houses, twelve apartments and an extension to the existing hotel. It involved complex planning, environmental and highway issues. Eco materials such as […]


New Houses, Bristol

Title: Streamside Location: Ubley, Bristol Client: Private Project Type / Sector: New dwelling Year: 2008 – current A new timber frame sustainable dwelling on a picturesque site in the owners garden. The site has varying ground levels and includes a ‘dell’ which the dynamic design will cantilever giving dramatic views over a watercourse. The development of two houses […]


Listed Building Refurbishment

Title: Crosslynds Location: Stoke St Michael, Somerset Client: Private Project: Residential, Listed Building Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent for the restoration of a Georgian house. The planning department were against the proposals to begin with, however extensive research was carried out to establish the history and period of the house which persuaded the planners to approve the […]


Developer Housing, West Harptree

Title: Crown Garage House Location: West Harptree Client: Developer Project Type / Sector: Residential Year: 2011 New build houses for a developer. There was originally a car repair garage on the site, however this was demolished and planning permission was gained from Bath and North East Somerset Council for a new build house. Works have […]


The Maggot Factory

Title: The Maggot Factory Location: Milton Clevedon Client: Milton Property Consultants Project Type / Sector: New Build Houses Year: 2002 Re use of a former maggot factory classed as a brownfield site for three 325 sqm new high quality detached houses located in open countryside.  Based on a traditional vernacular design, they also incorporate sustainable, […]


Extension, Westbury

Title: Extension Location: Bratton, Nr Westbury, Wiltshire Client: Private Project Type / Sector: Residential, Extension Year: 2011 New extension to this barn conversion in Bratton. Works also included new oak windows throughout the house, new kitchen, underfloor heating on the ground floor and new oak flooring on the ground floor. The extension has a flat membrane […]


Eco Home, Somerset

Title: Grumbles Farm Location: Stoke St Michael, Somerset Client: Private Project: Self Build House Detailed Planning Consent was granted in 2010 for a three storey four bedroom family home. The self build house is in a great location situated on the edge of a village in the Mendips, with picturesque views of the countryside. The […]


New House and Stables, Somerset

Title: Springers Hill Location: Coleford, Somerset Client: Private Project Type / Sector: One off house Year: 2008 Planning Permission was recently granted in 2009 by Mendip District Council for a new dwelling in Coleford, replacing an existing bungalow, located in open countryside. The proposed dwelling has been set into the landscape to help it blend into […]


Farm House Renovation

Title: Hornblotton Location: Rural Somerset Client: Private Project Type / Sector: Residential, Renovation, Farmhouse Year: 2006 A major renovation of an existing farmhouse in rural Somerset. It has been completely stripped back to its original stone walls, some of which have been rebuilt. A new roof, windows and doors have been added, with a new […]


New House, Somerset

Title: Greenlands Location: Oakhill, Somerset Client: Private Project Type / Sector: Residential Year: 2001 A large family house requiring in depth planning negotiations with Mendip District Council to achieve a successful solution. The design uses quality local and sustainable materials of natural stone and timber that is in keeping with the local vernacular of the […]


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