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.
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 […]
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 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.
The clients were eager to maximise energy efficiency and minimise construction waste in this contemporary family home. High performing modern materials including aluminium and zinc combine with sustainably sourced timber cladding and a partly rendered finish to accommodate the surrounding buildings. In its rural garden setting, the house opens onto a courtyard to the South […]
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 […]
An extension to an old store in Staffordshire to create an elegant family home. The form of the extension is designed to mimic the scale and form of the existing structure.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This is a development of 10 new dwellings of varying sizes that demonstrates the potential for a positive impact in a sensitive development. The principle factors in establishing the site layout that we took into account were the views to and from The Mere, the position of access points, the existing surrounding development and the positioning […]
A project that looks to capitalize on the fantastic views; causing minimal impact on the surrounding environment as to not detract from the landscape. The ground floor consists of an elegant glass box, designed to almost disappear from view as it reflects the carefully crafted land in which it sits. Above this, as if floating, […]
The bland exterior of the original house offered us the opportunity of a blank canvas. Our scheme works to unveil the buildings character, opening the house up to the garden to make the most of the stunning views, whilst transforming the poorer later additions to the rear elevation into a sculptural piece of architecture. The […]
This project turns a bland, boxy, much extended 1960’s dormer bungalow into a stunning, thermally-efficient modern family house by subtly reorganising the interior and complete over cladding with timber-based panels, zinc long strip and new composite aluminium windows and doors. The principal idea moves the stair to the front and the entrance below the central […]
Greenspace Architects were appointed to bring a derelict Grade II listed home back in to use as a family dwelling whilst improving thermal comfort and reducing its carbon footprint. The property had widespread dry and wet rot following years of neglect, requiring extensive timber treatment and stripping back before work could begin to re-instate modern […]
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 […]