Category: Houses

Clovers secures planning permission

We are delighted to have received planning permission for Clovers, a contemporary one off house located in the Milford-on-sea Conservation Area. The new home replaces an existing dwelling and provides a generous modern home that celebrates its landscape setting and site. Conceptually two split level brick bookends enclose generously glazed living areas that sit under… Read more »

The Wall takes a major step forward

We received good news this week from the team at The Wall of Answered Prayer, @thewall2020, an International RIBA Competition where we have been shortlisted to the last four. Their press release says; ‘We are delighted to announce that The Wall has been given a plot of land for the project.  Over the next few months… Read more »

Orchard House completes

Orchard House, our latest one-off house, is now complete and looking great. Here is a sneak preview of perhaps the most modern new addition to Winchester’s housing stock. We are looking forward to seeing the final professional photography in a few weeks. #modernisthouse #modernism #modernhouse

Form Follows Force Part 2

Here are the second batch of images on our new housing and apartment typologies. These images explore how a large scale settlement edge development can be sympathetically integrated into its setting, creating a humane settlement edge where people will love to live and impact is minimised. Let us know what you think….

Great news…Amberley wins Planning at Committee

We are delighted that Amberley, our gently contemporary family home in the village of Braishfield, was granted planning permission at Committee last night. The house is a beautiful new home for a wonderful family and we are so pleased that the committee saw sense. Happy Christmas. Below are a few images out of the fly-through…. Read more »

Self Build has never been easier…

New legislation that comes into effect on 31 October 2016 marks the commencement in full of The Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Regulations 2016. It is hoped that the new legislation will boost the number of self builds in the UK each year by giving thousands more people access to much-needed land. The Regulations mean that… Read more »

Tower House hits the front page of the Architects Journal news

It is lovely to see our proposal for a tower house on Tower Street in Winchester is on the front page of the @ArchitectsJrnal website. Here is the link to the full article: http://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/snug-reveals-plans-for-three-storey-one-bedroom-house-in-winchester/10009494.article?blocktitle=News-big-picture&contentID=13633  

Renovate or rebuild? – How to decide

Snug Architects director, Paul Bulkeley, is quoted in this months @granddesignsmag in an article on how to decide whether to renovate or rebuild an existing tired property. We have a wealth of experience in helping clients to resolve this difficult dilemma. Below are a few recent projects that illustrate how either approach can be a success. The first… Read more »

To refurbish or knock down, that is the question

These are initial sketches for a new house we are designing in Petersfield, Hampshire. We are currently exploring options for either an extensive refurbishment of the existing property or its replacement with a new build house. This is always a difficult judgement that requires careful financial analysis at the front end. Not only does a… Read more »