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Meadowcroft in Hampshire, UK by OB Architecture

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Article source: OB Architecture

The brief required a large contemporary family house that would take advantage of the lovely views over the fields and the Solent beyond.

The site lies within an Area of Special Character that is made up of predominantly traditional pitched roof houses, so the design of the new house had to mediate between the clients’ desire for a contemporary house and the planners’ requirements for a pitched roof form. The design also had to appear modest from the front to respect the 2-storey properties either side.

Image Courtesy © Martin Gardner

Image Courtesy © Martin Gardner

  • Architects: OB Architecture (James Chapman)
  • Project: Meadowcroft
  • Location: Hampshire, UK
  • Photography: Martin Gardner
  • Structural Engineer: McCarey Simmonds
  • Gross Internal Floor Area: 400sqm
  • Start on Site Date: July 2013
  • Completion: January 2015

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Church Hill Barn in Suffolk, UK by David Nossiter Architects

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

Article source: David Nossiter Architects

The site, situated on the Essex/Suffolk borders within the landscape immortalised by Constable was originally the home farm of the nearby Assington Hall Estate, destroyed by fire in the 1950s. It consists of a collection of farm buildings forming a courtyard. The centrepiece of the site with views over the rural landscape is a large barn of cathedral-like proportions.

Image Courtesy © David Nossiter Architects

Image Courtesy © David Nossiter Architects

  • Architects: David Nossiter Architects
  • Project: Church Hill Barn
  • Location: Suffolk, CO10, UK 
  • Structural Engineer: AFP Consult Ltd
  • Construction dates: 2014-2016

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Downton Primary School in Bournemouth, UK by Footprint Architects

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Article source: Footprint Architects 

This second addition to the Victorian Grade 2 listed school building, is a new translucent inside outside space designed as a sensory classroom environment that enables free flow for foundation level children.

The school were keen that the new space allowed them to enlarge the existing reception year intake and enable children to have direct access to the play space whilst improving visibility and supervision for teachers.

Image Courtesy © Alex Campbell

Image Courtesy © Alex Campbell

  • Architects: Footprint Architects (Peter Ward)
  • Project: Downton Primary School
  • Location: Bournemouth, UK
  • Photography: Alex Campbell
  • Software used: Vectorworks
  • Completion: December 2015

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Sustainable Modernist Dwelling in South Downs National Park, England by G M Moore & Associates

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Article source: G M Moore & Associates

To design a replacement eco-friendly replacement dwelling.

The site is situated relatively high in the downs above the village of Rodmell near Lewes, East Sussex.

Image Courtesy © G M Moore & Associates

Image Courtesy © G M Moore & Associates

  • Architects: G M Moore & Associates
  • Project: Sustainable modernist dwelling
  • Location: South Downs National Park, England, UK

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Cafe rendering in UK by ArchiCGI

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Article source: ArchiCGI

All spaces that we visit, no matter how big or small, deserve to be perfectly designed. The design of this café is truly wild, requiring a lot of unusual elements to match perfectly.

Image Courtesy © ArchiCGI

Image Courtesy © ArchiCGI

  • Architects: ArchiCGI
  • Project: Cafe rendering
  • Location: UK

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National Grid Car Park in Warwick, UK by One World Design Archtects

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Article source: One World Design Archtects

National Grid’s HQ, National Grid House, on the outskirts of Warwick, within view of the Historic Castle, houses some 2800 staff. It is operational 24 hours a day, every day of the year and is a site which controls and is critical to the power distribution infrastructure in the UK.  National Grids commitment to sustainability in all their undertakings has meant that the brief for a new car park on this site would always lead to something extraordinary – with the car park now finished it has literally come alive.

Image Courtesy © One World Design Archtects

Image Courtesy © One World Design Archtects

  • Architects: One World Design Archtects
  • Project: National Grid Car Park
  • Location: Warwick, UK
  • Software used: Autocad, Sketchup and 3d studio
  • Client: National Grid
  • Contractor: Goldbek
  • Lead Consultant: Cundall
  • Structurl Engineer: Cundall
  • M&E Engineer: Cundall
  • Planning Consultant: Deliotte
  • Living Wall: Ans

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The Eagle in London, UK by Farrell

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Article source: Farrell

Designed by Farrells and developed by Mount Anvil, The Eagle located on City Road, just north of Old Street round about in London, creates a new landmark building for this fast-developing area, whilst drawing on the heritage of the site to establish a modern-day Art Deco icon.

Image Courtesy © Farrell

Image Courtesy © Farrell

  • Architects: Farrell
  • Project: The Eagle
  • Location: London, UK

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Supercar Workshop in Hampshire, UK by OB Architecture

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

Article source: OB Architecture

OB Architecture were invited to design and deliver the refurbishment of a derelict workshop building in Hampshire to provide a headquarters for a British automotive company specializing in the servicing, restoration and racing of both modern and historic cars.

Image Courtesy © Martin Gardner

Image Courtesy © Martin Gardner

  • Architects: OB Architecture
  • Project: Supercar Workshop
  • Location: Hampshire, UK
  • Photography: Martin Gardner
  • Project Architect: Olly Bray
  • Structural Engineer: McCarey Simmonds
  • Main Contractor: Project Managed
  • Suppliers Glazing: Schüco
  • Gross Internal Floor Area: 425 sq. m.
  • Start on Site Date: June 2013
  • Completion: September 2014

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WRAP HOUSE in Kent, UK by OB Architecture

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Article source: OB Architecture

Set on an unassuming narrow plot within the Metropolitan Green Belt south of London, The Wrap House is a modern 200m2, 2-storey family home overlooking the open fields of Biggin Hill Airport.

Image Courtesy © Martin Gardner

Image Courtesy © Martin Gardner

  • Architects: OB Architecture
  • Project: WRAP HOUSE
  • Location: Kent, UK
  • Photography: Martin Gardner
  • Project Architect: Grant Freeman
  • Main Contractor: Smartframes Ltd
  • Structural Engineer: Lyons O’Neill Structural Engineers
  • Gross Internal Floor Area: 250 sqm
  • Completion: February 2015
  • Start on Site Date: May 2014

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Merrydown in Dorset, UK by McLaren.Excell

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Article source: McLaren.Excell

The house was originally the local Victorian girls school and latterly a single storey home that had been lived in by the same owner since the 1970s (the clients mother). The original layout was almost monastic: one large room with a single corridor off it with cell-like bedrooms and bathrooms to one side

Image Courtesy © McLaren.Excell

Image Courtesy © McLaren.Excell

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