Planning Permission

We’ve received planning permission for a house in a small village on a considerable sized plot and amazing views across a valley. As we find with many buildings the thermal efficiency of the existing fabric is poor and the cellular

Windows

The windows are going in to our new studio building which is a very exciting day. These huge, high performance, triple glazed windows are made by Internorm and will contribute to the airtightness of the building. Adopting a fabric first

Building the Dream

The next series of Building the Dream is back on our screens from tonight, Wednesday 28th April, 9pm, More4.

Steel framed barn conversion

We are working with a client to convert a steel framed barn in to a home fit for a growing family. The barn had achieved a class Q planning permission but the client wanted to refine the plans to be

Grand Designs

Our Cornish project is in April’s edition of Grand Designs magazine, in a feature about the driveway. Charlie is quoted in the opening paragraph as saying, “The journey from the driveway to front door to entrance hall is an important

Timber Frame

We have been working with Steico, specialists in wood fibre insulation and timber joists, to create giant timber frame ‘kits’ where every length of wood is pre-cut and numbered off-site ready to be assembled quickly and efficiently on site. This

Work on site

Still shrouded in scaffolding, the flat roof of this new home in Gloucestershire is taking shape. The roof will be sewn with wild-flowers which will be a haven for wildlife but also a disguise for the the solar panels. The

Rotunda House

A few years ago we were invited to pitch an idea for a new home for Prue Leith and John Playfair. Luckily for us they loved our contemporary re-imagining of the English country house. The house features a prominent ‘Piano

New studio on site

Having received planning permission, work on our new studio has started on site. We are converting a steel framed barn into a Passiv-standard studio space which we hope to complete towards the autumn of this year. The conversion will reuse

Small but perfectly formed

We are working on breathing new life in to this modest field barn. Intended as an annex for overflow accommodation, our scheme will create extra space through a lower ground floor extension sensitively designed to retain the original character of

Happy Christmas

Wishing all our clients, collaborators, friends and followers a very happy christmas!

On site progress

The steels / i-joists are going up on one of our current projects in Buckinghamshire. The site has fantastic views and the views of the landscape are beginning to be framed within it.

Planning application

We’ve just submitted a planning application to regenerate and bring cohesion to a set of farm buildings on the Ridgeway in Oxfordshire. The site has evolved over the years with various piecemeal additions to the main farmhouse and ancillary buildings

Work in progress

Interior view of a new dwelling as part of preparations for a planning application. This shows the entrance area which takes advantage of the far-reaching views and natural light afforded by it’s position.

New Project Completed

We’re pleased to have completed this lovely extension project in North Oxfordshire. A light touch and some simple alterations to the existing internal layout have provided a light filled kitchen and dining space for the family along with increased connection

New Planning Application

We’ve submitted a planning application for the extensive re-modelling of a barn, it’s associated outbuildings and wider landscape. Originally forming part of a working farm the barn was converted in to residential use in the early 1990’s. The barn has

3D modelling

This 3-D model helps the us and the client see the finished building more clearly. In this case the proposed works to a bungalow will improve the thermal efficiency to suit the clients needs and create a low energy dwelling

Completed Project

We’re pleased to announce the completion of a new project! The new garden building at Pear Tree Cottage creates a light filled modern living space distinct from the more traditional feel of the original cottage. Connected by a short link

Changing Landscapes

Charlie is excited to be part of the launch of Changing Landscapes: The Future of nature and our homes. A series of webinar panel discussions organised by international sculptor, David Harber. The discussions will explore the way in which we

Planning permission

Even during lockdown the planning wheels were still turning and we were granted planning permission for the remodelling and extension of this Victorian farmhouse. The family have now outgrown the house and our proposals seek to provide more suitable living

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