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The concept for this replacement low energy house revolves around an anchoring garden wall which wraps to provide privacy as the house is approached from the north-east.
The site, located deep in the New Forest, was required to meet stringent Conservation Area and National Park planning policy.
The building’s concept revolves around an anchoring garden wall which wraps to provide privacy from the house’s approach. The wall encloses the south facing open plan living spaces which are orientated to maximise the benefit of solar gain and open onto the landscaped garden. The building’s simple splayed form divides the plan into two distinct wings, separating guest bedrooms and family living wing. This maximises the house’s internal spaces’ exposure to the garden, embracing sunlight and views.
The design objective has been to create an exceptionally low energy, new home that is articulate yet economic in form and in keeping with the local context and vernacular use of materials.
We were first approached in 2012 to design a new, extremely low energy, Lifetime Homes compliant dwelling which would enable our clients to work from home. We worked with building performance expert Doug King to deliver the dwelling, who is ranked amongst the most influential figures in UK sustainable construction. His early appointment and input during the project assisted in the development of a scheme that will cause minimal disturbance to the environment both during construction and throughout the building’s life.