121A Yarmouth Road

One-off house in Norwich completed

Work has recently been completed on a private house in Norwich

Chaplin Farrant have recently provided archtiectural and structural engineering services for a new one off house in Norwich.

Brief: to design a new 2 storey 304m² family home by subdividing the client’s existing property. The existing house was dark and cold and the client wanted to use their south facing plot to build a house that was the antithesis of this.

Detail: we have designed a light 4-bed home, with study which maximises the views from the family rooms and roof terrace. A three bay cart shed stands adjacent to the house.

Design: the materials used combine a warm pallet based on a traditional theme with a contemporary edge. The timber cladding is used to suit the tree lined site.

Challenges: planning constraints provided a challenge because the site is in the rear garden of the existing house. There were also challenges to solve with regards to highways and access.

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