Top House

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 […]

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Pool House

 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 […]

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Proposed Cafe and Showrooms, Shrewsbury

This proposal is for a new cafe and showroom. For the office building we have taken the concept of a long linear layout together with an embracing facade, who’s timber cladding is angled to reflect light into the building. The timber cladding on the main facades are in light wood where as the cladding on all […]

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Engine House

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 […]

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Hat House

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 […]

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Fractal House

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 […]

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Church Street Housing Development, Ellesmere

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 […]

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McFour Offices and Yard, Prees Heath

This proposal is for a new office, truck workshop and plant yard development for a civil engineering firm. For the office building we have taken the concept of a long linear layout together with the south facing monopitch idea for PV and developed this into a rational plan and ‘extruded’ section using a 30° pitch […]

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New Offices, Oswestry

Here we had the opportunity to refurbish a tired Victorian town house from which were previously dull, uninteresting offices into a new modern and exciting office space.Our clients were looking for an impressive space that was both stunning and functional. A large emphasis has been put on creating a new frontage to the rear of […]

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Hilley Farm, Shropshire

This project involved a number of applications for the redevelopment of the existing farmhouse and farmstead buildings. The applications proposed decanting of the current farming operation to a site adjacent to the current buildings which allowed other uses to be considered for the existing farmhouse and traditional farmstead buildings, including housing, holiday accommodation and commercial […]

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Modern Extension, Buckinghamshire

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 […]

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1960’s Retrofit House, Staffordshire

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 […]

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The Hollies, Ellesmere, Shropshire

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 […]

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