This project carefully organises a 32 house development around the challenging ecological site constraints and has been exciting to understand and to interpret through the use of topographic and tree surveys. These were key in allowing us to fully comprehend the various level changes, the flow of the site and the most efficient way to […]
The clients were eager to maximise energy efficiency and minimise construction waste by utilising passive house details, high performing modern materials including aluminium, zinc, sustainably sourced timber cladding and a partly rendered finish. In its rural garden setting, the house opens onto a courtyard to the South and East, allowing natural light to flood in […]
Greenspace Architects were offered an opportunity to transform a deconsecrated chapel into “Somewhere that was both a home and a workplace, somewhere that both respected its original use and function, but somewhere which was also innovative and contemporary.” With the building set into a steep north-facing slope, getting light – particularly direct sunlight – into […]
We have recently been granted planning permission for a plot at Graven Hill and the project will soon be going on site! We were commissioned to bring our innovative and carefully crafted approach to sustainable architecture and design a home that is fit for lifetime living standards. The design of the dwelling sees a modern […]
This project looks to provide a new home for our clients and a garage for their classic cars in which the design brief called for a modern low energy house that makes good use of the site in terms of orientation, taking in views and connecting with the garden and wider landscape, as well as […]
Set within the sloping site the existing barns have been converted into a holiday let split across two levels. A staircase now joins the former granary and milking parlor which has been rebuilt with a charred timber extension.
This project transforms an existing inefficient chalet style bungalow into a modern two story house. The roof is removed and replaced with a timber framed flat roof extension, whilst the ground floor is externally insulated to improve performance. Inside the layout is reconfigured to take in the large gardens to the front and back and […]
The clients wanted a house that wrapped itself around a courtyard, sitting at the foot of a mountain with stunning views down the valley. They regularly hold dinner parties for 20+ people so large and luxurious open plan areas were a requirement.Inspired by the form of the Mountain at the foot of which the site […]
The Masterplan Concept – Placemaking The far-reaching ONE Housing Scheme brief calls for an idealised masterplan for a proposed series of developments of mixed tenure bungalows loaded with assistive tech across a number of rural edge-of-town and village sites in Shropshire using Garden City and eco town principles to help the client address a number […]
This contemporary new build on a narrow in-fill plot draws inspiration from the the neighboring properties with a pair of modest double gabled roofs to the front which reflect the volumes of the bedrooms behind and a slim line flat green roof to the rear, creating a very elegant and simple design. The project maximizes […]
An example of a typical 1970’s link detached house where the clients are looking to bring the existing dwelling in line with modern ways of family living. The scheme involves a radical make over to produce a contemporary home with clean lines whilst also upgrading the existing fabric and bringing a breath of fresh air […]
This earth sheltered house is currently under construction on a family farm within a greenfield site. The proposal will benefit from sustainable construction methods whilst utilising the earth pushed against the external walls for thermal mass.
This scheme integrates landscape, buildings and energy generation in a single, low impact seamless whole that will be an asset to an existing fragmented village, giving the area the focus and amenities it needs. 74 dwellings are proposed together with a community hall, shop, cafe, live/work and commercial units set within an extensive public realm […]
This inner-city project proposes a state-of-the-art extension, attic conversion and the addition of a pair of dormer windows to convert the dark, cramped rear spaces of the client’s terraced house into a better functioning, well lit and open plan space with a reformed connection between the house and garden and an improved environmental footprint.
A contemporary approach to match the local vernacular of rural Wiltshire. The client required a Bespoke but subtle well designed home to fit the purpose of an agricultural dwelling that was both beautiful but did not upset the local aesthetic.
A heavily sloping site sees the opportunity to partially submerge this new build house into the landscape, opening up and emerging from the ground to the east, west and south this house takes advantage of the views out from the top of the site. The angular geometry works fantastically for the spaces inside while complementing the […]
Greenspace have been commissioned to extend a beautiful Victorian house in Shrewsbury, the rendered form sits on the same footprint of the old conservatory and seeks to create an open plan and modern space to compliment a modest family home.
A new-build oak framed house designed to suite the vernacular style. We collaborated with an oak frame company to create this cosy family home constructed with SIPs.
A tired bungalow with beautiful views; we were commissioned to bring a new lease of life to this dated house. To make the most of its exquisite setting we raised the roof and added an extra storey. The axial landing on the first floor is designed so that as you reach the top of the […]
A new build house for clients who love to swim. The challenge here was designing a house, modest in size that would incorporate a full length swimming pool within its footprint. We explored several forms and finally decided on a dramatic wedge shaped house that achieves fantastic spaces within a minimal footprint all incorporated under […]
This project sees the rejuvenation of bland house with little architectural merit. The site does however have stunning views, however, unfortunately the house struggles to make the most of them, especially in the attic. Our clients are seeking to create a fantastic piece of residential architecture which complements and sympathises with the vernacular style.
This project sees the restoration of a former engine house, Grade II listed and in a state of disrepair. Our clients are seeking to create a fantastic piece of residential architecture which complements and sympathises with the existing derelict structures. All of the existing openings save for the door to the old boiler house have been […]
We were appointed to bring a new lease of life to this dated bungalow. It’s sited in a fantastic location with stunning views that could unfortunately only be accessed by a small roof terrace, however, we designed a whole new first floor constructed in SIPS panels so that the house can now look out over […]
The tired external skin of the original house and mish-mash of extensions lead us to look into removing the roof when extending this project. Our aim to keep the gables and create a traditional frontage to the road, along with the complexity of keeping valleys clean, pushed us into the direction of a staggered roof […]