15/04/2019 Gone to Planning

We have just submitted a planning application for a replacement dwelling in Buckinghamshire. The original house dated back to the 1850s and had been extended a number of times and this piecemeal approach had left little evidence of the original building. Our proposal aims to create a modern home that consolidates the footprint of the existing buildings and is an exemplar of sustainable design, whilst providing the client with a greatly improved connection to the extensive gardens.

  • 18/11/2019Barn Adaptation This barn was originally converted 20 years ago. The current owners were keen to adapt it to suit their needs and in doing so we’ve taken the opportunity to breathe some of it’s original ‘barn-ness’ back into the building. The
  • 04/11/2019Linking past and present This lead and glass link uses the classic method of transparency to connect and distinguish between an old and new building.
  • 24/10/2019The Bristol Housing Festival The second year of the Bristol Housing Festival is now underway and Charlie will be speaking at the Self Build and Community Led Housing event there tomorrow. The Festival is supporting the building of new communities across the city of Bristol through an
  • 07/10/2019The HexxHome Show Home We’ve been working with HexxHome on designs for a show home at the Graven Hill self build community village near Bicester. Our 3-bedroom Hexxhome concept uses a patented  prefabricated build system which is perfect for prospective custom build home owners.
  • 26/09/2019Concept Massing At the moment we’re working on the concept massing for a walled garden house. Sketching out the massing helps determine the relative sizes of the building volumes and the spaces they create between them.
  • 20/09/2019Climate Strike Charlie Luxton Design will be joining the Global Climate Strike in Oxford on 20.09.19 to be part of raising awareness for the need for action on climate change.
  • 17/09/2019Copper Roof We’ve been hoping for an opportunity to work with this material for some time and now we’re seeing the first glimpses of the standing seam copper roof being revealed on this project in Buckinghamshire. It will be exciting to see
  • 02/09/2019Sketch scheme One of the first stages of work we carry out for clients will be a feasibility study to explore options in response to a brief. These images are the result of working up the preferred option as part of a
  • 19/08/2019Project completed It was very exciting to re-visit this recently completed project and see how the clients have settled into their new home. Even better when they’re so happy with the results. Click here to see more about this extensive sustainable bungalow renovation
  • 16/07/2019Nearing completion This project next to the woods just south of Oxford is nearing completion. The wood cladding is looking very fresh but the untreated white cedar shingle on the lower half will fade to a pale white colour and the larch
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