This exciting commission will convert a stunning Grade 11 Listed school building into new residential apartments. Our conservation expertise looks to remodel the existing building and to restore it’s features to their original splendor. Each new apartment will have it’s own unique atmosphere. The restoration works will be offset by new housing set out in the beautiful parkland setting.
This new residential project set within the St Albans Conservation area is aimed at achieving BRE Code 6 for sustainable homes and will be one of the most technically advanced houses in the District. Our clients wanted a simple contemporary design to compliment the advanced nature of the construction. Unfortunately the Council refused planning permission but we are hopeful that an Appeal will be successful.
This very rare opportunity looks at improving the setting of this 1928 Maxwell Fry house in Hertfordshire. The house was designed at the time when Fry shared his studio with Walter Gropius. The work involves removing some unslightly ancillary structures together with the creation a new living space accessed via a subterranean link.