All the elements of a building come from the ground in one way or another and dare to form structure and space for as long as they can until, like all things living and inanimate, suddenly or imperceptibly they return to the Earth.

    2017 Sussex Heritage Trust Award – Small Scale Residential

    Location: Brighton, East Sussex Work carried-out: Combining the basement flat with the ground floor
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    Element 1 – THRESHOLDS & LOBBIES

    There are significant thresholds in buildings – in the transition between exterior and interior spac
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    Element 2 – KITCHEN/GARDEN ROOMS & THE ‘OTHER ROOM’

    Whilst there are some common threads connecting many of our rear Kitchen / Garden Room projects, the
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    Element 3 – Garages (In Suburbia)

    The typical post war house often had an integrated garage. However the cars in those days were short
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    Element 4 – STAIRS

    The vertical journey in and around buildings is an opportunity for a different kind of experience. I
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    Element 5 – BATHROOMS and CLOAKROOMS

    The bathroom is at its most basic a place to ‘attend to the needs of the health and hygiene of the b
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    Element 6 – BEDROOMS

    For adults it is the ultimate sanctuary and away from the hub of the house – with as little di
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    Element 7 – LOFT CONVERSIONS FOR BEDROOMS AND WORKSPACES

    Following on from the thoughts about bedroom space, do not think of a loft conversion as a retreat f
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    Element 8 – ECO GREEN

    The Green Agenda has been with us for some time now and in a good way it continues to prompt us to m
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