200 HIGH STREET, LEWES
A 1700’s timber framed, mathematically tiled semi-detached home with curved bay windows. To rebuild the bays salvaging the curved sashes and glass and incorporate new structural support that maintained the windows slender appearance. Include support avoiding load through the windows so future replacement would not damage the tiled bay.
Submitted by: MacConvilles Surveying, Hove www.macconvilles.com
Surveyor: MacConvilles Surveying
Contractors: Hartley Quinn Wilson Ltd, Lewes www.hqwshowroom.co.uk
COATES CASTLE, NR FITTLEWORTH
The original building was a Strawberry Hill gothic styled house dating form 1805, which is now Grade II listed. The house following World War I had fallen into semi-dereliction. The brief was to completely overhaul and modernise the house, removing poorly conceived alterations from early C20.
Submitted by: James Wells Architects, Chichester www.jameswellsarchitects.co.uk
Architect: James Wells, James Wells Architects
Site Manager: Jonny Gowing, Nicholls Countryside Construction, Billingshurst www.nichollsltd.com
Contractors: Richard Nicholls, Nicholls Countryside Construction.
Craftsmen: Stephen Anthony Design Ltd (Cabinet Maker, Kitchen), Havant www.stephenanthonydesign.com
COODEN SEA ROAD, COODEN
This was a vacant site comprising an unused portion of land adjacent to the 18th fairway of Cooden Beach Golf Club. The brief was to provide an appropriate, modern family home, it was considered appropriate to present a building of quality in a modern idiom to enhance the local setting.
Submitted by: Tom Drysdale, WAS Chartered Architects, Uckfield www.wasarchitects.co.uk
Architect: Tom Drysdale
Contractors: Edward Connor (self-build). Details on request.
COTTAGE GARTH, HASSOCKS
This semi-detached property was originally a detached house. Later another house was abutted to it, the front of the house originally had no architectural features. The solution drew on the use of a Palladian window pattern, with the volume of property increasing and the centralizing of a new front door.
Submitted by: DK Architects, Hove www.dk-architects.com
Architect: DK Architects
Contractors: Robert Moore, CBS Contractors, Ditchling. Tel: 07900 550 169
COUNTRY LIVING, WEST SUSSEX
The client brief was to construct a magnificent country home where the previous property once sat. Working alongside Saville Jones Architects, a Georgian inspired, new build property was built for the demands of 21st century living.
Submitted by: King and Drury Construction Ltd, Chichester www.kinganddrury.com
Architect: Saville Jones Architects, Worthing www.savillejones-architects.com
Contractors: King and Drury Construction Ltd
CURLS COURTYARD, RIPE
The brief was to provide a modern house to replace an old agricultural ‘Atcost’ barn, bordering a conservation area. The use of Corten steel and dark metal windows meant that the new building kept an agricultural feel, contrasting the steel with coursed natural stone.
Submitted by: James Minett, Belmont Designs Practice, Haywards Heath www.belmont-designs.co.uk
Designer: Belmont Designs Practice
Contractors: Comber and Son, East Grinstead www.comberandson.co.uk
Other: Prospective Planning, Hove. Tel: 01273 421 199
FLINT BARN WARNINGORE HOUSE, EAST CHILTINGTON
A self-contained private dwelling, combining the traditional flint and brick heritage whilst introducing a contemporary modern feel. Maximising on natural light, extensive rural views and a green footprint – using renewable energy, recycled materials and a sedum roof. Essentially, scale and design had to preserve the rural setting.
Submitted by: Mrs Anna Hardy, Warnington House, East Chiltington
Architect: Red Square Design Ltd, Tunbridge Wells www.redsquaredb.com
Contractors: Dermott Burton, DD Carpentry, Hassocks | dhSolar Engineering, Lewes www.dh-solarengineering.co.uk
GREENTREE HALL ESTATE
The Greentree Hall Estate is a classical designed Georgian Hall, set within 170 acres of land including 85 acres of Ancient Woodland that has been designed in terms of the basic arrangement of spaces, massing and orientation of the house to respond to the existing landscape setting and topography.
Submitted by: Michael Durran, LCE Architects (UK) Ltd, Brighton www.lcearch.com
Architect: LCE Architects (UK) Ltd
Contractors: Matsim Properties Ltd, Brighton www.matsim.co.uk
Craftsmen: Ashley Marlow, Ashleys Coving and Cornice, Alton. email@example.com | Vincent Devany, Contemporary Tiling, Brighton. firstname.lastname@example.org | Mark Verral (Bricklayer and Stone Layer), Brighton. email@example.com
HILL HOUSE PASSIVHAUS, LEWES
The site is located alongside an ancient drove road used by fisher folk to carry fresh fish from the old fishing village of Brighton. The house was conceived as a memory of two dilapidated sheds which the project has replaced. The house is a fully certified Passivhaus – the first within Lewes and the wider SDNP.
Submitted by: Charles and Hannah Meloy, MELOY Architects, Lewes www.meloy.co.uk
Architect: MELOY Architects
Craftsmen: Martin Sheppard, JM Furniture, Lewes www.jmfurniture.co.uk
Other: Dan Gibbons, APE Architecture (Passivhaus Consultant), London www.ape-ad.co.uk
NEW BUILD, ITCHENOR
This new build home is composed of materials in keeping with the local vernacular, in a beautiful contemporary design. Two red brick wings with a zinc standing seam double-pitched roof are positioned to allow a finely crafted flint façade to take centre stage, linking an annexe via a glass walkway.
Submitted by: R W Armstrong and Sons Ltd, Basingstoke www.rwarmstrong.co.uk
Architect: McLean Quinlan Architects, Winchester www.mcleanquinlan.com
Site Manager: Owen Lewis, R W Armstrong and Sons Ltd
Contractors: R W Armstrong and Sons Ltd
SUSSEX SQUARE, BRIGHTON
A long forgotten underground vault designed by Sir Edward Lutyens in 1919 for Lady Sackville West located behind 39-40 Sussex Mansions in Brighton, has been carefully restored and adapted to a repurposed residential use. An important Grade I listed property, originally designed by Brighton Signature Regency architect Charles Augustin Busby, built in 1827.
Submitted by: Savills, Petworth www.savills.co.uk
Architect: Ewan Stoddart, Savills
Site Manager: Paddy Dangerfield, Dangerfield Construction Management, Dorking www.dangerfieldconstruction.co.uk
Contractors: Dangerfield Construction Management
Craftsmen: Neil Puttock, Meronden Designs Ltd, Fareham www.merondendesigns.co.uk
Other: Sebastian Shelly (Interior Design) firstname.lastname@example.org | Luke Carter, Lewis and Co Planning Consultants, Brighton www.lewisplanning.co.uk | Lisa Fisher (Principal Archaeologist), Archaeology Services Lewes. www.aslewes.co.uk
THE ANNEXE, LEWES
An understated, contemporary addition, to an imposing Victorian building provides a self- contained living space for an elderly relative in a garden setting. Carefully framed openings connect the new spaces to the Victorian grandeur of the rooms beyond. Although physically attached to the house, the interface is a subtle transition, formed with frameless glass.
Submitted by: MHD Architects Ltd, Ringmer www.mhdarchitects.co.uk
Project Designer: Tony Harrison, MHD Architects Ltd
Contractors: K. Adamczweski, Lewes. email@example.com
Other: Philip Billingham (Concept Designer), Lewes. Tel: 07710 283 611.
WATCOMBE COTTAGE, RYE
The project involved the demolition of the small original 1920’s bungalow with a new contemporary three-bedroom house. The brief was to create a highly sustainable family home using natural materials where possible, designed to read as a cluster of buildings, typical of sporadic rural development of agricultural buildings.
Submitted by: RX Architects Ltd, Rye. www.rxarchitects.com
Architect: RX Architects Ltd.
Contractors: A.S Blake Building and Carpentry | Reina Group | Stephen Evans Engineers. All details on request.
Craftsmen: Chartwood Design Joinery | Rye Engineers. All details on request.
WICKHAM HOUSE, POYNINGS
The client was looking to extend and remodel the existing house in a way that would allow for modern family living. The intrinsic traditional character and style of the existing house was wanted to be retained and respected.
Submitted by: George Baxter Associates, Haywards Heath www.georgebaxterassociates.co.uk
Architect: George Baxter Associates
Contractors: Luke & Luke Construction, Upper Beeding www.lukeandlukeconstruction.co.uk