17 Jul '17, 10am

More pics from the beautiful #lowenergy Arts & Crafts Orchard project with @GBSWindowsDoors:

More pics from the beautiful #lowenergy Arts & Crafts Orchard project with @GBSWindowsDoors:

The design of The Orchard is inspired by Deanery Garden in Sonning, Berkshire by Edwin Lutyens. Lutyens began his career rooted in the Arts and Crafts tradition. Will commented: “Following the inspiration of the architects of the Arts and Crafts movement, for whom every project was a new canvas for the traditional building crafts, we wanted to create a home where the building crafts shine: richly detailed and alive with the beauty of natural materials. We have borrowed Lutyens’ oriel window for our conservatory, and his arched passageway for our entrance porch. The walls are finished in hand-made bricks from Gloucestershire and the windows are surrounded by blue tiles (a nod to Halsey Ricardo). The interior is a detailed work of craft, for which I undertook a multitude of courses including cabinet-making, joinery, plastering, stained glass, and ceramics. .” Low energy The ...

Full article: https://www.greenbuildingstore.co.uk/the-orchard/

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