Features: Arched-braced collar trusses, barn style, painted Douglas fir studio.
Requirements: Remodelling of existing 1950’s concrete house.
Dramatic transformation of a 1950’s house into a stunning oak framed barn with painted Douglas fir studio. The bolt on conservatory emphasises the striking creekside location.
Designed by architect Roderick James for himself and his family, this house is an excellent example of what can be achieved by extending, remodelling and ‘hiding’ the existing run-down 1950’s concrete house.
Bursting with creativity, this reasonably complicated building is full of variety and unique design.Read more
Seagull House was the turning point for me in the reinvention of timber framing. It was pioneering, unique and inspiring for so many. Without it and what it achieved we wouldn't be here as we are today