• IMG_5436 13/10/2016 Amalfi Coast

    In Positano on the Amalfi Coast in Italy, Charlie’s been put to work at Bee Chic where they serve delicious food and cocktails from their mobile street food van.

  • 160801_FL West Perspective-min 06/10/2016 Project in for Planning

    A planning application has just been submitted for a replacement dwelling in Moreton in Marsh in Gloucestershire. The new building will replace a converted stable block to provide a modern, multi-generational family home. The project aims to maximise spectacular views across

  • HBTM2 03/10/2016 Homes by the Med, back on the road…

    Filming for the next series of Homes by the Med starts this week.  Charlie will start by exploring the coastlines of Croatia and the Amalfi Coast – lucky for some!

  • Barn02 29/09/2016 Barn Raising

    The frame for the Dutch barn at Garlands Farm is already taking shape. Due to its size there is both a metal and timber frame – metal to cope with the large spans and overall strength and timber to deal

  • GHHughes01 26/09/2016 Graven Hill

    We have thoroughly enjoyed helping a client to secure one of the first plots at the new Graven Hill self-build development in Oxfordshire. As the first large scale self-build development in the UK, Graven Hill looks to be an interesting project

  • HBTS S3 TX CARD V2 23/09/2016 Homes by the Sea, Series 3!

    The third series of Homes by the Sea goes out next Tuesday 27th September, 9pm on More4.

  • Garlands15 19/09/2016 Quick Change

    A sketch for a revised design for built-in cloakroom furniture at Garlands Farm. An on-the-hoof rethink required in order to encompass a bigger than expected underfloor heating manifold. Keeps us on our toes!

  • Bellair01 13/09/2016 Sleeping Beauty

    We have been working on a plan to rescue a Regency style country house in Dorset that has experienced some years of neglect following several unsympathetic adaptations. The designs look to sensitively restore its former glory and add a little bit

  • HB&R16 05/09/2016 Homebuilding & Renovating Show!

    The Homebuilding & Renovating Show is back in London at ExCel from 23rd to 25th September.  Charlie will be there on Saturday in the Self-Build Theatre sharing design ideas and inspiration, among other things.

  • OLB7 08/08/2016 Room with a View

    The builders have lowered a wall (below) in what will become the master bedroom at Old Lodge Barn.  It reveals what will be their view (above) out across the Cotswolds countryside.

  • GDAugust16 01/08/2016 Bell Barn in Grand Designs

    Our project Bell Barn is featured in August’s issue of Grand Designs magazine. The conversion of this once derelict barn was a dream project for us, working with an enlightened client who allowed us to test combining an air-tight and

  • Garlands13 27/07/2016 Magic Carpet

    The builders are template-ing the proposed steel bridge and stair at Garlands Farm out of plywood to take to a steel fabricator. The intent is to create a ‘magic carpet’ that sits atop the existing historic structure and then cascades

  • GloucFarmhouse01 07/07/2016 A Farmhouse in Gloucestershire

    Initial concepts are emerging for the design of a new farmhouse in Gloucestershire. Working with the landscape and reflecting it’s context, the project aims to sit sensitively within it’s setting amongst the trees and sheep!

  • Garlands08 04/07/2016 Garlands Barn

    Design of the barn at Garlands Farm continues. These images show a detail of the timber cladding and fenestration for the barn which will eventually house the cookery school.

  • OLB5 23/06/2016 Old Lodge Barn Starts on Site

    We’re excited that the main works at Greyfell (formerly Old Lodge Barn) have now started on site. The contractors have begun preparing the site and stripping out existing stone flooring which will be set aside and reused in the landscaping