by Meloy Architects
Consumer Meloy Architects
Awards RIBA South East Award 2019, RIBA South East Sustainability Award 2019 – sponsored by Michelmersh, RIBA South East Small Venture of the Yr Award 2019 and RIBA National Award 2019
Hill Home is an amazingly productive self-construct housing undertaking which is equally architecturally refined and achieves the best in lower-power house standards. The architect found out the site on typical weekend walks throughout the South Downs. Complicated to accessibility by car, the plot housed a very minimal critical modest agricultural out making. Although not by any implies grand, the site, found just under the crown of the hill, has excellent sights throughout the landscape and is guarded by display of big mature trees. The architects temporary was to construct a house to accommodate his individual family, achieving passiv property certification on a little, tightly managed funds.
The ensuing constructing is a sensitive, careful, virtually modest, but lovely response to both of those the site and the brief. Every decision has been examined by way of the filter of passiv property prerequisites, but without the need of at any time losing sight of the crystal clear, exquisite, contemporary architectural vision.
The setting up is single storey and contains a tranquil and lovely residing space, with a compact bed room wing established at a appropriate angle. All the areas have good top quality of light, delivered by a combination of windows and roof lights, with views again into the backyard garden or across the landscape. The constructing has been set together with a good offer of treatment and notice to detail.
Internally and externally, the judges incredibly significantly appreciated the quality of space, use of elements and sophistication of assumed and follow which had gone into finishing the task. It has provided an prospect to triumph over the challenges set by passiv property, a opportunity to experiment with constructional and design and style strategies, a genuine test mattress. But above all, a certainly pleasant household dwelling.
Interior area 125 m²
Contractor Self construct
Environmental / M&E Engineers Alan Clarke
Preparing Marketing consultant Pro Preparing
Structural Engineers Reaction Engineers
CGI Renderings Flowstorm
Highways Consultants Reeves Transport Scheduling
Arboriculturalist and Ecology PJC Consultancy
Passivhaus Consultant APE architecture and design