Posts Tagged ‘sustainable home’

BEECHBARROW

A Barn Conversion near Wells in Somerset for private clients The conversion of an existing agricultural building into a new affordable self build family home in Somerset. Planning consent was successfully gained from Mendip District Council under Detailed Planning Applications and through the National Planning Policy for General Permitted Development Order [GPDO]. The building retains […]


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 plan is kept […]


CONTEMPORARY INTERIOR

Title: The Passivhaus House Location: Nailsea, North Somerset Client: Private Project: Four Oaks, New Contemporary Home The modern interior design with an open plan layout and double height space provides generous space for cooking, living and working. The master bedroom opens onto a first floor gallery offering an ideal area to both work at home and relax […]


THE PASSIVHAUS

Four Oaks, a new sustainable home in Nailsea, Bristol   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 @ n50. Mechanical Ventilation Heat […]


ECO HOUSE

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 […]


SELF BUILD HOUSE

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 […]


OAK

Title: Oak Location: East Woodlands, Longleat, Wiltshire 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 focal point of the design […]


THE BUTTS

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 […]


THE OAK

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 […]


RENOVATION

Title: North Hill Farm Location: Yeovil, South Somerset Client: Private Project: Residential Refurbishment & Extension A major renovation of an old historic farm house into a large 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 […]


SOMERFOSS

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 & 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

Title: Streamside Location: Ubley, Bristol Client: Private 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 also includes an existing bungalow which will be extended and […]


THE ECO HOME

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 […]


SPRINGERS HILL

Title: Springers Hill Location: Coleford, Somerset Client: Property Developer Project Type / Sector: One off house Planning Permission was 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 the surrounding fields. […]


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