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We spend most of our time on domestic and estate buildings and landscapes for private clients. This includes new houses, extensions and alterations to existing buildings, the conservation of historic buildings, annexes, pool houses and swimming pools, orangeries and follies. Our approach to design and specification is particularly sympathetic to historic buildings and landscapes.
All our clients want to create something special, something bespoke and are prepared to put time and effort into the process. We respond to their aspirations, to the setting – the natural, built and historical environments – and add our own little spark.
If you would like to discuss a proposed project with us, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Rodney Black at email@example.com.
There are certain core values that should go without saying: sustainable design, high quality, carefully considered designs, value for money. These values would find their way into most lists, unfortunately with variable outcomes, hence our reluctance to rely on them.
A second set of our values: beauty, utility and durability, values handed down from the classical world, also find their way onto many lists with uncertain meaning relative to the product.
But the core values that have survived successive reinventions of our approach in response to more stringent regulations and target performance criteria are progressive historicism and support for traditional craftsmanship. It is the cultural and historic reference embedded in our designs and sturdy detailing that make this practice unique.