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Private House

4 bedroom private house

Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire, UK


The client wished to use a steeply sloping area of garden as a development opportunity for a 4 bedroom house.

Perched on the side of a hill overlooking the town centre, the site demanded a dramatic gesture both in form and material. Incorporating a glazed solar void the building rises through 4 floors with a split level kitchen/ dining area.

Stone, natural render and lead cladding reflect the local character but in a style that is demonstrably modern and not a poor imitation of the venacular style of the area. Growing out of the hill the simple geometric form of the dwelling presents a perfect example of architecture as an object both within and of its setting.


atelier TL Ltd.   122 Grosvenor Street   All Saints   Manchester UK   M1 7HL        Tel/ Fax: (44) 161 2737771        email:                       registered in England no. 4488213




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