New Contemporary House Design
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The design studies for a new contemporary house for a private client are now available in the ‘Feasibility’ section of the projects page – see New Contemporary House, Surrey.
Designed around the concept of two interlocking and overlapping curved timber walls to the north side and open, glazed elevations to the south elevation this Contemporary new home incorporates many passive environmentally beneficial ideas including the ‘green’ sedum planted roof, smaller openings through a well insulated north facing façade, deep overhanging roofs and the cantilevered balcony to the south elevation protecting the interior from excessive solar gain in summer while allowing the low winter sun to penetrate deep into the building. Wood burning suspended stoves in the principal reception space and snug supplement ground source heat pump underfloor heating.