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House In Oxfordshire / Peter Feeny Architects

  • 01:00 - 30 October, 2014
House In Oxfordshire / Peter Feeny Architects
House In Oxfordshire / Peter Feeny Architects, © Rafael Dubreu
© Rafael Dubreu

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  • Main Contractor

    Donovan Construction
  • Landscape Architects

    Dan Pearson Studio, Hendy Curzon Gardens
  • Structural Engineer

    Momentum
  • Preliminary Planning Approval

    Architecture 00
  • Cost Consultant

    Cyril Smith Ltd
  • Audio visual Consultant

    Nick Marshall
  • Services Engineer

    Neptune Building Services
  • Lighting Consultant

    Lighttecnica, Paul Nulty Lighting Design
  • Wood Consultant

    TRADA
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© Rafael Dubreu
© Rafael Dubreu

Text description provided by the architects. Situated on the outskirts of a village, an existing house was demolished to allow for a new build in order to maximize the relationship between the architecture and surrounding landscapes. Oak was selected to provide a universal and sustainable cladding material. Glazed perforations respond accordingly to each elevation providing a storyline between the interior function and the gardens or fields. A natural swimming pond is included in the wild meadow garden.

© Rafael Dubreu
© Rafael Dubreu

Environmental control is supported by a an MVHR system and supplemented by a wood pellet boiler. Solar heating panels housed horizontally to the flat garage roof provide an additional heat source while PV panels are remotely located within the production garden. Solar gain to the glazed areas on the south and west elevations is controlled by external blinds.

© Rafael Dubreu
© Rafael Dubreu

The range of internal finishes has been limited to allow a shift of focus towards the landscape and the natural texture of the materials. Traditional forms and quality of workmanship are reflected in the details.

First Floor Plan
First Floor Plan

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Cite: "House In Oxfordshire / Peter Feeny Architects" 30 Oct 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/562393/house-in-oxfordshire-peter-feeny-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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