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The Potting Shed

Basingstoke and Deane

Project Details


Swain Architecture

Allen Suite, Mohan Business Centre , Tamworth Road , Long Eaton , NOTTINGHAM , NG10 1BE

Swain Architecture were introduced to this project by renowned landscape architect James Alexander Sinclair to create an iconic party room with a unique twist – the exterior shell of the building is designed to resemble an old potting shed in a secret walled garden. Designing for a Rural Environment: -Using Appropriate Materials Built using an agricultural steel frame, the building’s exterior incorporates disused materials including rusted tin roof, reclaimed brick and stone from the farm originally on the site, to achieve its desired weathered look. Despite its rustic appearance, the build is well-insulated and is fully protected against the elements. A High-end Specification Entertainment Room Inside the room is functional and modern. Features include a pizza over and Teppanyaki table and bar – enviable requirements for the ultimate party room. This is our take on a contemporary garden Folly.