This contemporary loft and refurbishment project in Leicester has been delayed by the planners due to their excessive work loads.
The previous design was not favored by the LA or immediate neighbors due to massing and whilst there has been no formal objections to this application the planners have missed their deadline. Missing the target date will put the project behind schedule slightly, we just hope it wont be too long before a decision is made.
Wish us luck.
Walters Architects have just started works on a large extension to a Grade II Listed Building situated within a Conservation Area in Quorn, Leicestershire.
The design includes building on stilts (all buildings should be on stilts) over a flood defense wall to produce a predominately glazed structure which will maximise views of this stunning garden.
We are all super excited about this one. More images to follow.
Images for the new HQ of local clothing company Joules keep popping up in our local press.
It’s great to see such a prominent local company expanding whilst staying close to their roots. They plan to build a 60,000 sq ft head office in Market Harborough, where the company began.
We wish them all the best and hope the build goes well.
This very smart reinvention of the London town house has also been short listed for the RIBA House of the Year 2018.
The structure is made up of reinforced concrete loops which used corrugated steel cladding for shutter work. This approach has left a ribbed exterior finish which contributes to the buildings detail.
The building is over 3 floors with a private roof top terrace. The interior is open and light but maintains traditional domestic proportions.
We feel the circular form really contributes to this end of terrace formation and is a great contemporary addition to an otherwise traditional street.
We wish architects/owner/developers, Chance de Silva, all the best for next weeks results.
This stunning home situated on the side of a loch (hence the name Lochside House) in Scotland by Hayson Ward Miller Architects has been short listed for RIBA house of the year 2018. It has been constructed using highly insulated SIP panels with burnt larch cladding and is ‘totally off grid.’
Not just green and practical but also very attractive.
This is a really contender in our opinion.
The steel frame has been installed and the roof is being fitted on the small contemporary extension and refurbishment project we are working on in Leicestershire. We are looking forward to the props coming out so the client can fully appreciate the space.
We also visited a door showroom with the client and met with a window specialist today to thrash out more detail.
The main roof is coming off next week so we hope the weather holds off for a bit longer.