31/03/2017 Another Planning Permission!

We are very pleased to have received planning permission for this exciting new project in North Oxfordshire. Tucked in to the hillside this family home will incorporate all the features you would expect from a Charlie Luxton Design!

172_Entrance SML

172_Elevations 1 172_GF Plan

Highly insulated, triple glazed and low energy, the main elevation is a contemporary reference to the Victorian viaduct piers across the valley. It’s subtle location and contemporary design mean there is minimal impact on the surrounding conservation area.

172_Roof Plan

172_Section B-B

  • 25/06/2018First Graven Hill Project on site Following a large amount of steel co-ordination work and some jiggery pokery with the substructure which was missing some pads, finally our first house at Graven Hill is on site. The footing and block and beam structural ground floor are
  • 19/06/2018Stone Work The external forms are taking shape at our farm cottage project in Oxfordshire. The Cotswold limestone work has harmonised the old cottage forms with the contemporary extension design using traditional rubble stone.
  • 11/06/2018Sunday Times Charlie was interviewed for an article in today’s Sunday Times Homes supplement about renovating barns. Our project, Manor Farm Barn was featured as an example of re-using original materials within the building.
  • 04/06/2018Build It Live Charlie will be appearing at Build It Live in Bicester this coming Saturday 9th June. Build It Live is a home building and self-build exhibition with expert guidance and lots of exhibitors all under one roof.
  • 11/05/2018Back to Life The plastering has been done and the screed laid on the floor. The original timber beams of this classic 1960s house have been lovingly stripped and repainted by the clients own hands. When they bought the house these beams were
  • 30/04/2018Building the Dream is back! A new series of Building the Dream will be hitting the screens this Wednesday 2nd May, 9pm, More4.
  • 27/04/2018Taking shape The windows are in and the cladding is on the exterior of this project in Oxfordshire. The wall linings are going in internally and the concrete hearth has been formed and floated.
  • 17/04/2018Busy with planning We’ve just submitted a planning application for this scheme in Oxfordshire.┬áThe concept for the design involves exploring a contemporary spin on the classic English country house and sensitively engage this with a lovely existing barn. This involves using traditional materials
  • 03/04/2018Closing stages at Greyfell The landscaping in the courtyard at Greyfell is taking shape. A series of low stone walls surround a handsome brick paved terrace which steps down to gravel pathways and a kitchen garden. The final touches are being made to the
  • 28/03/2018Ideal Home Show The Ideal Home Show is currently in residence at Olympia in London until next Monday 2nd April. Charlie will be there this coming Saturday talking about sustainable housing and high quality residential design.
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