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Brief: To transform the long neglected, rear garden of an old Farm House into an attractive space with a formal, Mediterranean-inspired feel.
This small garden had been neglected for a number of years and was now overgrown and lacking any real structure. Any redesign would need to accommodate the large studio (quite a feature in itself) being built at the far end of the garden in order for it to sit harmoniously within the site, and would also need to unite the house with the garden. Continue reading
Location: Nr Winchester, Hampshire
Brief: To try and marry the modernity of the architect-designed house with both the garden and the country views beyond.
The resulting design starts with a more formal garden immediately adjacent to the house, where a… Continue reading
Location: nr Petersfield, Hampshire
Brief: To transform a disused area of the farm into a space for relaxing and enjoying the view, whilst also incorporating colour and interest from spring through to autumn.
This garden was created for a client… Continue reading
Location: Stockbridge, Hampshire
Brief: To create a more obvious entrance up to the front door, and landscape the garden in order to set the house off to better effect.
This old house sits perched on top of a hillside, but… Continue reading
Brief: To unite the house and existing garden, and create more space for entertaining
With an unusually large plot for a city centre property, the addition of an orangery to this Georgian town house prompted a rethink of… Continue reading
Brief: To add privacy, ground-shaping and planting to a new garden.
This small garden at the rear of a stable conversion had lovely views over the Hampshire countryside, but lacked any planting, seating areas or privacy from the… Continue reading
Brief: To link the garden with the house, disguise the awkward shape and incorporate both sitting and working areas.
A small, awkwardly shaped garden adjacent to a new-build property in Winchester, the resulting design fulfilled the brief with… Continue reading
Location: Netheravon, Wiltshire
Brief: To transform the area of the school grounds left after the removal of a mobile classroom into an outdoor learning space for the children.
The circular pavilion helped to inspire the curved theme of the resulting… Continue reading