“I chose ARCO2 for their green credentials and from start to finish they were receptive to my ideas and requirements and had a complete empathy with the project. The result is a stunningly designed sustainable building....I would not hsitate to recommend ARCO2 or use their skills and advice again for another project.“
Historic value means this design had to be respectful and sympathetic to its original state and its sensitive surroundings.
With a background in recycling our client is as passionate about reusing materials as we are. This will ensure that the building will remain honest to its original form, sitting comfortably within the surrounding area.
- Reuse Windows
- Reuse external cladding
- Utilise local materials
The high density of trees and plant that are already around the site offers high level screening for privacy. They are visually pleasing and lend themselves to the aesthetic of the bungalow as a whole.
- A large portion of the sites character
- Open plan living, kitchen and dining areas
- 3 bedroom, 1 with ensuite
The state of the bungalow was surprisingly good considering its age, however it would not have been suitable for inhabiting due to its lack of services and insulation.
- Sheep wool insulation
- Rainwater harvesting
- Timber cladding