10th January 2022 We work closely with companies like MBC Timber Frame to create Passivhaus details for our projects. The image above shows a Passive Slab detail installed by MBC on a recent Self Build project is Shropshire. This particular detail looks to reduce thermal bridging at threshold and wall to floor junctions. We work […]
06 January 2022 Greenspace Architects have been shortlisted for the William Sutton Prize for Sustainability & Placemaking for their project in collaboration with the Apley Estate What a fantastic start to the new year this is! Following our shortlisting we will meet the judges on the 1st February 2022 to discuss our design ideas and […]
23 December 2021 – We always create 3D models for every project and we can then curate these into realistic CGIs which can help aid planning applications. We would only create the CGIs when we feel they are required as it’s sometimes best not to show these at all as they can occasionally provide ammunition […]
22 December 2021 – We have submitted this high performance Passive standard home for planning this week. The project received a positive response at pre-app stage from the local authority and we hope to post more in the new year as the application progresses.
16 September 2021 – We are currently preparing the planning submission for a new house on a very constrained linear site in Ashwell. The project aims to provide a contemporary home which maximizes the sites potential whilst maintaining the privacy of the neighboring houses in close proximity.
29th July 2021 – Our Passivhaus self build project in South Croxton is making fantastic progress on site! Many of the windows and doors are in and the contractor is preparing for the initial air test to ensure we can identify any air leakages through smoke tests on site. Please see more at Passivhaus South […]
10th June 2021 – We have just received planning approval for a new eco-house within a World Heritage Site, within Coalbrookdale, part of the Iron Bridge Gorge. Please see more at Jaspers Orchard
11 February 2021 – We have submitted a new project for planning this week, a new self-build contemporary house clad in copper and a mixture of light and dark timber. see more here
22nd December 2020 – We have recently submitted a number of projects for planning before the Christmas break. This particular scheme aims to discreetly site a new house on a steeply sloping site within what is not only a conservation area but also a World Heritage Site. Fingers crossed on this one!
22nd December 2020 – The contractors on our project at South Croxton have been busy erecting the complex scaffolding system in order to construct the first floor! We will be back with the end result very soon!
19th October 2020 – We’ve just seen this fantastic drone shot of the timber frame being erected on our project in Salisbury. Use this link to see more about: Above Hedges
17th October 2020 – The temporary timber formwork and shuttering has been created for the rotunda of our eco-house in South Croxton. The steel reinforcement is also in place ready for the concrete to be poured in-situ! Use this link to see more about our project at:South Croxton
10th October 2020 – The timber frame has been erected and the panoramic views out are already looking fantastic from the first floor living space on our project in Salisbury.
4th August 2020 – After a difficult period, we can report progress on site! The ground works have largely been completed on our project in Salisbury and the timber frame is currently being manufactured and will be arriving shortly! Watch this space.
3rd August 2020 – To all our clients, contractors, consultants, colleagues and collaborators We have been working from home for the past 4 months but are now back in the office from today, 3rd August 2020. Best Wishes
18th March 2020 – To all our clients, contractors, consultants, colleagues and collaborators We are all adjusting to a ‘new normal’ and I hope you are not too severely affected. We have, however, made arrangements for all staff to work from home, with server access and collaboration software already in place. Periodic visits to the offices […]
22nd February 2020 – This fantastic project is now on site and the piling has been started! More to Follow
8th November 19 – Work continues into the dark evenings on our earth sheltered house in Wiltshire, when farming duties are over. Target completion next summer
07th October 19 -Our Passivhaus-framed home Maes-y-Ffin in Babbinswood, near Oswestry, has now been shortlisted with MBC Timber Frame for the Build It Awards 2019 ‘Best Off-Site Manufactured Home’ – see the shortlist here and more images of the project can be seen here This is one of a number of low energy closed-panel timber frame […]
1st October 19 – We have been awarded a high commendation for The Shropshire Council ONE housing scheme in the New Civil Engineer TechFest Awards 2019!
19th September 19 – Our project in Polperro stands above Polperro Bay, Cornwall. A challenging but fantastic site!
19th September 19 – Windows and doors are in, walls are plastered and we are ready to submit our project for the Buildit awards! See more photos of Maes-y-Ffin here
1st September 19 – Progress shot from our client. Steel work going up on our project which has stunning views out onto Cannock Chase!