Gloucestershire House, New English Property, Residence England, Building, Architect

House in Gloucestershire : New Cotswolds Property

Residential Development in West England, UK – design by Found Associates

29 Jun 2012

House in Gloucestershire

Design: Found Associates

RIBA Awards 2012 Citation:

Private House, Gloucestershire

The Planners required that any new building on the site must be an extension to a tiny neglected gamekeeper’s cottage and that it be subordinate to it in scale. End of project. Instead the architect and the client successfully argued for series of dry stone walls and terraces in which the house is buried under grass roofs. The result is a house of substantial scale that does not overwhelm the cottage, with its linear form exploited to create an unfolding sequence of spaces of special character.

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photos © David Russell

This is a project of great simplicity, in terms of materials and strategy and at the same time, considerable sophistication, in its theatrical approach to space and light with both framed and expansive views and contrasting spatial events.

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photos © Hufton & Crow

House in Gloucestershire – RIBA Awards winner, 2012

House in Gloucestershire – Building Information

Location: Confidential
Architect: David Russell, Found Associates
Client: Confidential
Structural Engineer: FJ Samuely
Contractor: Horgan Brothers Construction Ltd
Contract Value: confidential
Date of completion: Apr 2011
Gross internal area: 472 sqm

Chair of Jury: Stuart McKnight
Regional representative: David Sheppard & David Mellor
Lay assessor: Andrew Grant

House in Gloucestershire images / information from RIBA

Location:Gloucestershire, England

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