We can learn a great deal from the environs around us and we take our cues for design from them. A lot of our work is in Conservation Areas and we are very familiar with the vernacular of East Anglia and its influences over time; we are also adept at taking this vernacular and creating new stiking designs from it.
We are not a one size fits all practice. Each project is just as important as the next regardless of size and client. We aim to make beautiful spaces and buildings with all of our clients and achieve the most we can to suit any budget. Careful design and planning is at the heart of any successful design – not just using expensive materials and precarious design because of a perceived iconographic design.
Conversion of 48 St Giles, Norwich into 6 flats and 1 town house.
The old YMCA building in Norwich is Grade II* listed and constructed atop medieval vaults. Originally an elaborate house it was subdivided into hostel rooms in the 1960 before now being converted by Ravenscroft Developments and Pentaco Construction.
Rear Extension Saxmundham.
Ross Howard main contractor.
Seven Stars Coaching Inn, Reading.
This Grade II Listed structure, originally attached to the Seven Star public House now converted into two dwellings. Criterion Design and Build Contractors. Note insertion of oak ‘bridges’ at the upper floor level.