residential

Self Build House, Bath

Title: The Timber House Project: New Self Build Sustainable Home Location: Leigh on Mendip, Bath, Somerset Client: Private This is a modern take on replacing an existing single storey bungalow with a two storey dormer bungalow with 3 bedrooms. Whilst the house is set in the countryside and outside development limits the planners approved the larger house. The […]


Passivhaus, Bristol

Title: The Passivhaus House Project: Four Oaks, New Sustainable Home Location: Nailsea, North Somerset Client: Private The first Passivhaus sustainable home built in North Somerset. Timber frame construction with well insulated walls and roof achieve a high performance thermal value of at least 0.12 W/m2K. Air tightness is no greater than 0.6 air changes / hr @ […]


Social Housing, Stourhead

Title: Brook Cottages Location: Stourton, Wiltshire Client: Stourhead Western Estate Project: Affordable social housing for a community housing trust Set on a sloping site the new houses are partially below ground at the front and two storey at the rear. The design makes the most of the splendid views to the south with large windows and balconies overlooking the woodlands […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


Woodlands

Title: Woodlands Location: Shepton Mallet Client: Mendip Housing Association Project Type / Sector: Residential / Social Housing Year: 2003 Listed barn conversion, one new barn style house and five new low cost affordable social houses.  The site is located on the edge of open countryside and adjacent to the original farmhouse, a Listed Building. These planning concerns […]


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