This project in rural South Yorkshire, sees the conversion of a redundant Victorian Coach house with the addition of a substantial extension; providing a contemporary, economical and sustainable family home for a museum curator, designer and their young family. The house orientates around the sun, garden and adjoining woodland to provide spacious, workable and open family living-accommodation. Materials are sustainable, affordable and modern; offset by the texture and warmth of the existing building fabric. The low-level, rear addition mirrors the form of the original coach house whilst the two-storey extension provides a  ‘book end’ of sleeping accommodation. The overall aim to […]


We’re delighted to have teamed up with CP Active, supporting the development of new services aimed at improving health and well-being in public places and spaces where we live, learn and work. By joining forces, our research in areas of health, activity and place-making will inform how buildings can be designed or modified to encourage physical activity. CP Active have undertaken significant research informing their programmes developed for large businesses, SMEs, as well as the public sector. The Design Council, for whom Gayle is a CABE champion, are also responding to the sharp rise in twenty-first century lifestyle-related diseases with their ‘Active by Design’ programme.  By […]