Working with home owners to improve and enhance their homes and to build new to meet their needs with special interest in New Houses, Passivhaus, Sustainable Design, Low Energy and “Eco” constructions. A small practice with recent and extensive experience in House Extensions and Alterations with a background in Education and Commercial Projects. Increasingly involved with low energy retrofitting to existing dwellings.

Working mainly in Wiltshire, Hampshire and Dorset but with selected projects further afield.

  • RIBA Chartered Practice
  • Member of Associated Self-Build Architects (ASBA)
  • Member of the Sustainable Building Association (AECB)
  • Member of the Passivhaus Trust
  • Member of The Green Register
  • Work with Listed Buildings
  • Extensive experience in Health Care buildings
  • Experience in Designing for The Disabled
  • Recent timber framed eco cottage featured on “My Flat Pack Home” – Chapman build (UKTV)
  • Cottage received “Built It” Award 2012 for “Best Use of Timber Frame” (English Brothers frame supplier)

Environmental Policy

  • To work with home owners to improve the energy performance of their houses as far as constraints including budgets allow.
  • To move towards Passivhaus and Enerfit standards for all buildings or other appropriate low energy standards.
  • To include sustainable materials and components in all buildings as far as constraints allow.

Recent New Houses

  • New Low Energy Replacement House, New Forest (construction completed - Passivhaus Certified)
  • 2 Low Energy Houses, Parkstone, Dorset (completed and Certified to Passivhaus Institute Low Energy Building standard)
  • New Low Energy House, Chilworth, Southampton (potential Passivhaus intended to meet the requirements of Paragraph 55 of the NPPF)
  • New House on vacant site, Andover (potential Passivhaus - detailed design completed)
  • New House, Coombe Bissett near Salisbury (part constructed in phases)
  • New Farm House, West Wellow near Romsey (proposals - pending)
  • 2 New Houses for a small developer, Near Salisbury (completed)
  • Group of 3 New Houses, Salisbury (proposals - pending)
  • New Eco Timber Framed Cottage, Sixpenny Handley, Dorset (completed)
  • New Low Energy House with Annex, near Stockbridge, Hampshire (planning permission obtained)
  • New Low Energy Masonry House, Dibden Purlieu, Southampton (completed)
  • New House, Barton-on-Sea (completed)
  • New House, Branksome, Poole (proposals)
  • New House, Whitchurch, Hampshire (completed)
  • Outline Development for new houses, Hampshire (proposals)

Recent Extensions and Alterations

  • House extensions and alterations – Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Sussex, Rochdale, Swansea
  • Extension and Thermal Over-cladding of House in Wiltshire
  • Conversion of Farm Buildings to Holiday Lets, Wiltshire
  • Extension to old Farm Cottage, Dorset
  • Extension to Grade 2 listed house, Hursley
  • Extension to Dental Surgery, Wiltshire
  • Extension to Supported Housing Unit, Salisbury
  • Upgrading and Remodelling of interior spaces to Grade II listed house & flat, Brighton
  • House alterations & roof conversions (including in Conservation Areas) – Wiltshire, Dorset, Hampshire
  • Feasibility studies for Disabled Access – West Sussex
RIBA AECB Architect in the House Architects Registration Board Association of Self-Build Architects