Annex & Gym, Barn Conversion

BRIEF

Previously converted in 1974, the current owners wished to re-imagine how listed barns in the curtilage of their home could be used as a fully functioning annex for adult siblings and visitors, whilst providing state-of-the-art gym facilities within a redundant storage barn in the grounds of Grade II* listed dovecote and ruin

CHALLENGES

To accommodate a particular brief within historically significant yet tired buildings, together with a vision for a more creative approach to the re-use of old buildings which avoids diminishing the character of the original.

SOLUTION

For the gym, we imagined a pristine jewel within the knarled structure of the original barn. The new glazed enclosure provides comfort, security and environmental control to the exercise space, whilst maintaining a strong relationship with the enclosure of the barn, at times disappearing through the extensive use of mirrored steel and glass.


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MAIL

mail@woodfieldbrady.co.uk

ADDRESS

Arlington Grange, Curridge Road, Newbury, West Berkshire, RG18 9AB

TEL

01635 247 100
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