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Contemporary sustainable house in Box near Bath

Bath and North East Somerset

Project Details

£0.5m to £0.99M

Practice

Baxter Green Architects

1 The Old Dairy , Fonthill Bishop , SALISBURY , SP3 5SH

The design embraced the sloping site and landscape features of the mature blue cedar trees and stream, with the upper level glazing wrapping around the changes in building heights creating a panoramic internal view. The entrance via a bridge over a pond is framed by two mono-pitched roofs creating a bat loft, contribution to the biodiversity in the built environment, on one side and a second floor to the study with direct access on to the Bauder sedum green roof system on the other. The parapet walls help conceal the photovoltaic panels with a heat recovery system proposed to create a highly efficient and sustainable replacement dwelling near Bath