Commoners dwellings

Commoners dwelling good design

Ensuring that this pair of semis avoids a suburban look, they are combined within a main building that is not symmetrical, with garaging and outbuildings scattered informally at the head of the site.

Client: Forestry Commission. Architects: Roderick James. Photos: Roderick James.


Commoners dwelling

The main building and outbuildings provide a smallholding composition.

Timber framed commoners dwelling

A timber frame allows partitions to be adapted to suite changing needs.


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Ancillary elements give a traditional scale and character and avoid bulky appearance.

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Rooms combine traditional construction with subtly located contemporary glazing.


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