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    Druim – Construction

    Construction at Druim beach house is progressing well. The existing first-floor level has been demolished and a new first-floor structure, which includes a cantilever, has been built. Construction is due to complete in December 2018. The site sits within Rye Nature Reserve designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and is surrounded by a shingle landscape.…
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    Watcombe Cottage – Construction

    Construction at Watcombe Cottage is progressing well. Building works of the new timber framed dwelling commenced in January 2018 and has now topped out. The glazing is due to be installed in June with the project due for Completion in December 2018. The project involves the demolition of the small original 1920’s bungalow with a new…
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    Chalfont – Grand Designs Feature

    Our recently completed beach house (Chalfont) has been published in the latest edition of Grand Design's magazine. The property is directly adjacent to Rye Nature Reserve, one of the most important conservation sites in Britain.  The site is formed of undulating shingle deposits formed as the sea receded over centuries. The existing property was a…
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    Freddie’s Cabin – Build It Feature

    Our recently completed cabin project (Freddie's Cabin) has been published in Build It magazine. Freddie Pack decided he wanted to build his own home – seeing it as a much more cost effective way of life for himself and girlfriend, Katie McNie. Luckily for the couple, finding a plot would prove to be reasonably straightforward.…
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    Hastings Pier Bridge Building Workshop

    We were particularly proud when local landmark, Hastings Pier designed by dRMM Architects won the RIBA’s coveted national architecture award, the RIBA Stirling Prize 2017. Following the RIBA National win, RX Architects led an architecture workshop for 25 children, aged 11-12 years, from a local Sussex school. After a tour of the Pier with Peter…
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    Beach School 2017 with RX Architects

    Each summer we organise workshops for school children to encourage building and making.  The workshops are held in and around Rye Nature reserve.  The unique shingle ridges or expansive beach of Camber sands provides a great location for building temporary structures or giant sand castles.  In previous years we have made shelters from yacht sails…