We were approached to try and gain planning for a barn conversion scheme on a site that had previously been refused planning. The scheme needed to respect and compliment the existing agricultural buildings.
The existing brick barns are particularly handsome in proportions. Our considerations were focused around minimising any changes to the existing building and restoring the historic fabric and simple agricultural form.
We created two distincitive and individual dwellings in which the primary driver was to retain their character through minimal intervention. Two new wings of accommodation are visibly contemporary to avoid creating a pastiche, and maintain clarity in the rich architectural language of the site.
Materials within the proposals make reference to the agricultural heritage and context. Brick, glass, slate and timber feature heavily and contribute to creating a timeless building that harmonises with its setting.
Location. Melbourne, Yorkshire
Status. On Site
Size. 3000 sq ft sq.ft