• Concept Interiors

    Sketches play an important role in our early design process. They provide loose options for a client and have an informal feel that helps to form the direction of the design. These sketches are for an exciting project we’re working

  • Winter Visit

    A team visit to a local site to check progress on building works. The project is nearing completion so we look forward to a full reveal in a few months. This timber framed extension has an overhanging copper roof and

  • Merry Christmas!

    From all of us at CLD.

  • New completed project

    Another recently completed project has been photographed and is now live on the website. Read more here about our approach and the integration of landscape and architectural designs.

  • Grade II Listed Cottage

    A 3D model for a single storey kitchen link extension to connect a Grade II Listed cottage and an outbuilding. We will work up a few options like these as part of the initial design process before settling on an

  • New completed project

    One of a few of our completed projects that we’ve had photographed recently. Situated on the edge of an ancient woodland  in Oxfordshire. Click this link to read more.

  • New additions to the website!

    We’ve been working with our photographer over the summer and are proud to publish some new projects on the website! Watch this space as we reveal some of our latest designs, and click this link to read more about one of

  • “… a Pruesplosion”

    Our Gloucestershire Farmhouse project was featured in the FT How To Spend It magazine this Saturday 1st October! Click this link to read the article online, and this link to read more about our design concept and approach. Photography: Fred Howarth

  • Concept Sketches

    Concept sketches are developed early on in the design process to quickly generate, test and present ideas to the client. They will be included in a ‘Book 1’ feasibility study which we undertake at the start of every project. We

  • Planning granted for Wiltshire house

    We have recently received planning permission for this house extension in Wiltshire. The existing Edwardian house had been subjected to a series of piecemeal additions which required updating to improve the living spaces and the energy efficiency of the house.

  • Black Barn Studios

    We’ve had a very happy first six months in the new studio. Given we’re currently experiencing the hottest temperatures since records began, the building is fairing well in the heat. We are heat dumping at night when the air is

  • Photo shoot

    Here is a photographer we work with regularly, Ed RS Aves . Juggling the difficulty of shooting a small space – this time from the outside in seems to work best! Photographing a project is an exciting time to revisit a completed building

  • Development Sketch

    This is a development sketch for the landscaping of a project that is currently on site; a way of developing ideas in an informal way as part of the designing process.

  • Available for Rent

    This stone barn conversion in North Cornwall is available to rent as a holiday let. Situated in the North Cornish AONB between Padstow and Newquay and a short distance from Bedruthan Steps. The barn is a very low energy conversion,

  • Planning Permission

    We’ve recently received planning permission to refurbish and extend this stone cottage and adjacent outbuilding. The cottage isn’t listed but lies within a conservation area and in close proximity to several listed buildings. Sensitivity to the design and use of

  • Sketches

    We use sketches to explore and present ideas to a client before developing the designs through 3D modelling and detailed drawings. These sketches show the development of internal spaces and joinery for a house that is currently on site.

  • Graven Hill

    We’ve been involved in a few self-build projects at Graven Hill. As one of the largest self-build and custom-build development sites in the country, it is giving home owners the opportunity to choose a housing style that best fits with

  • New project site visit

    Two members of our team recently visited the site for an exciting new project on the Isle of Arran in Scotland. The site, comprising 600 acres of land, will be a multi-purpose event location incorporating an on-going re-wilding project. The

  • Starting on Site

    Work has started on site on a project using a timber I beam system we’ve been developing, and first trialled in our own studio here in Oxfordshire. Crockwell Farm is a Class Q conversion that adapts an existing steel framed