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    Lake Cabin Starts on Site

    Site works is due to begin next week on the construction of a new contemporary lake cabin. The project is influenced by the tradition of a folly, by designing a small unique building which is highly detailed. The building will cantilever over a lake with glass facing out across the lake and a jetty leading…
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    End of Year Show & RIBA Mock Interviews 2018

    This year we took part in the RIBA south east mock interview event for the third year running. This year the event was held with Brighton Universities's third and fifth-year architecture students. The interviews this year were held at Brighton’s Priory street building in Hastings, which has fantastic views across to Hastings old town, the…
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    Topping Out At Winchelsea Beach Development

    Works on site are progressing well at our beach front development project in Winchelsea Beach near Rye. The two detached three storey properties are now up to roof level with glazing due for installation in July. The buildings design combines grey bricks with charred timber cladding which references the dark stained fisherman’s huts traditionally found…
  • Tillingham Winery Planning Permission Granted

    Rother Councillors voted unanimously in support of a new organic winery, restaurant and guest accommodation at Tillingham Farm near Peasmarsh in East Sussex. This ambitious project incorporates 70 acres of farmland and various farm buildings including a traditional Oast dating back to the 19th century. The farm buildings will be restored to facilitate organic wine…
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    Old Redford Paddock Gains Planning Consent

    Planning permission has been approved for a new build contemporary detached dwelling in Peasmarsh near Rye. The plot is outside the local development boundary and within the AONB rural setting. The site is just under 1 acre and adjoins the original 16th century farm house, where the site is separated by a mature and dense…
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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…