Greenane (New Build)
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Our client was fortunate enough to acquire this site which came with a 1500ft² bungalow in 3 acres of land. The plot was in a rural location with spectacular 360 degree views to the surrounding countryside. The plot remained in the village settlement boundary and therefore avoided greenbelt classification.
The Client brief was to achieve a design for an uber-contemporary dwelling that would create a landmark building. Our initial concept proposed an upside down house with living accommodation set at first floor level where the best views could be captured. The form of the building is based on 2 large boxes connected by a glazed vertical link. The boxes are designed offset, allowing all internal areas to receive maximum natural light throughout the day and give aspect onto the plots rural surroundings. Large terrace areas have been included at first floor to provide ample breakout space and an external stair give direct access to the garden.
Externally the use of natural stone anchors the house into the site and the use of render, copper cladding and large areas of glazing give the building a lightweight and contemporary feel.