Scope Of Works – reconfiguration of existing Sussex farmstead to provide a new live/work planning unit including the comprehensive conversion, extension and rebuild of an existing Sussex barn building. BRIEF – “To be Warm and Light”
Masterplan / Development Plan – complex briefing to determine if the site and buildings were suitable for the clients’ future needs
Planning Precedent – working with planning consultant to enable work the local authority to secure permission for extensive reconfiguration and new build works
Project Team – importance of team to develop a fully understood building
Conversion & New Build – historic building
Contemporary Structure – incredibly large stressed skin ply roof
Self-Build / Project Management Process – heavy on-site presence managing subcontractors, sequencing the works and ensuring workmanship quality was upheld.
Renewables – biomass, solar thermal, high levels of insulation