Images credits: MortonScarr (CDMS Architects), James French
Client: Private client
Location: Horsham district, West Sussex
Year Completed: 2012
Architect: MortonScarr (formerly CDMS Architects)
Built as a replacement dwelling for a private client, this modern new build residential property is constructed on an elevated site with far-reaching views of the South Downs National Park. Designed with sustainability in mind, this contemporary home has four bedrooms, a study, workshop, open-plan living area, kitchen and swimming pool.
Gyoury Self provided all structural engineering design and detailing services for the building superstructure and substructure. The hybrid structural design has a steel and concrete frame with load bearing elements on deep strip foundations.
The property has been engineered to a sustainable architectural design with ground source heat pumps and solar heating, thermal mass and a green roof. It meets the Code for Sustainable Homes level 3.
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