North Barn

#northbarn

Project Summary:

  • Design of entire project, architectual drawings, interior designs and landscaping
  • Gain planning permission to convert this 1880 barn into a residential dwelling
  • Add owl and bat boxes to site to protect and encourage local species
  • Safe demolition of dangerous parts of the building
  • Removal of asbestos
  • Without taking down barn,
    • add foundations
    • renovate existing timber frame and modify for new openings
  • Add internal self supporting steel frame
  • Add new foundations to garage and kitchen
  • Re roof including elecrtic and solar Velux
  • Use of Kingspan agricultural cladding for kitchen and garage roofs
  • New Aluminum windows and large curtain walling
  • Concrete flooring with underfloor heating throughout
  • New electircs, plumbing and heating systems
  • New drainage, bio tank and gas tank installation

Materials and techniques utilised:

  • Speaking at Parish and local planning comittee meetings
  • Research into traditional methods and materials
  • Source reclaimed bricks and other materials
  • Design of steel framing to look like its always been there.

Current Status

  • Project still underway, keep checking back for updates