• 28/04/2021 Building the Dream

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

  • 12/04/2021 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

  • 29/03/2021 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

  • 13/03/2021 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

  • 09/03/2021 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

  • 21/02/2021 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

  • 03/02/2021 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

  • 18/01/2021 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

  • 25/12/2020 Happy Christmas

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

  • 30/11/2020 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.

  • 19/11/2020 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

  • 30/10/2020 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.

  • 16/10/2020 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

  • 22/09/2020 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

  • 03/09/2020 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

  • 31/07/2020 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

  • 19/07/2020 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

  • 29/06/2020 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

  • 22/06/2020 Studio back open!

    After thirteen weeks the studio is open once again. We’re working in rotation, observing physical distancing and still having virtual meetings. But it’s great to be welcoming some of the team back.

  • 20/05/2020 Future Build Guest Editor!

    Charlie is guest editing this weeks issue of the Future Build newsletter. Future Build is an annual event that aims to bring together innovative brands from the built environment community to share their products and solutions. Click this link to read

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