Side by side

 

This plan for a larger and a smaller house, side by side and joined by a passage, creates the possibility of having a granny flat, office, garage or space that can be seasonally sub-let.

This plan could be either a detached or semi-detached house. The house makes efficient use of the sun’s light and heat and the narrow layout means that there will be windows on two sides of each room to maximise the natural light. It will face south and there will be no windows on the north side.

Section

Ground Floor

First Floor

Design Guidelines

Granite masonry base with red painted timber above.

Timber wall painted with Swedish Falu Rödfärg

Zinc roof

Vertical windows

Glass balcony

Bare timber wall

 

Design Guidelines

Formal front- informal back

Smaller windows facing the street - big windows facing the garden

Meeting whilst coming and going.

Verandas

Porches

Front garden

Set-back door

Home office to the street

Homes that face the sun

 
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