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St Marys Primary School | Poole

Continuing our working partnership with St Marys RC Combined School we have undertaken a remodelling design to provide a new base for the Reception years.
It was key to our concept that we provided a new learning environment that was bright, fun and inspirational. 
We also wanted to break down the barriers of traditional classroom learning by providing break learning zones where group learning could be encouraged.

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Mowlem Theatre | Swanage

The proposed refurbishment of the Mowlem Theatre would create a new focal building for Swanage. The development would create a central arts / entertainment / performance facility with waterside bar / cafe / restaurant.

The newly refurbished building would create a leisure facility for both the local community and the towns visitors hosting arts events and providing an active focus for the town centre. The inclusion of cafe and gallery space would extend the building usage throughout the day while performances and the bar / restaurant provide the focus for evening activities.

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Labrador Drive | Poole

This project started as a run of the mill terraced house within a 1980’s housing development in Poole. 
Our clients, who are passionated about design, wanted to transform the internal layout which was fairly standard.
The scheme looked at taking the guts out of the existing and replacing this with a series of spaces that enhanced natural light and eased natural flow through the three floors.
The major feature of the existing house was the incredible view across to Brownsea Harbour and we also looked to maximises this by making the internal arrangement more open plan and framing this view where possible.
On the first floor a double height vaulted spaces was created with a mezzanine area for the master bedroom.
A feature open tread stair and glazed floor adds to the openness and airy feel.

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Grasmere | Shillingstone

This new build house was designed specifically for a family that were looking to replace their existing bungalow and enhance their lifestyle by creating something completely new.
The design responds to the way the family wanted to interact both now and in the future with both open plan and private spaces.
A double height living space with large scale glazed wall provides fantastic views to the countryside beyond.
The design, although contemporary in form and detailing utilises local natural materials such as Purbeck stone dry stone walling and timer cladding.
The house utilised an innovative German factory pre fabricated build system that resulted in the main structure of the house being built in only 5 days.
The house featured on BBC2’s Building Dream Homes in June 2014.

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Dilly Lane | Barton-on-Sea

This project provided a great opportunity to take a 1960’s flat roof house and transform it with an extensive redesign that involved refurbishment and extension. Working closely with our clients we created a new ‘family inspired’ living environment that provided living spaces that are light, spacious, flexible and responded to the way our clients wanted to live. A major focus was to reconnect the house with the rear garden. This was achieved by creating ‘outdoor rooms’ on differing levels that related back to the internal living spaces through large glazed sliding panels.

The house was completed April 2010.

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Rabling Road | Swanage

An extensive remodel and extension of an existing bungalow to create a modern family home. Simple clean lines and contemporary detailing to create a calming interior space.

Completed 2017.

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Lilliput Road | Poole

A complete refurbishment, remodelling and extension of this property has transformed the property into a stunning family home. A double height entrance hall with a gallery landing and roof lights above leads into an open plan living, kitchen and dining area. The lounge area opens up to the rear south facing garden.

The works were completed 2019.

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Partridge Drive | Poole

A contemporary new build two storey house with fantastic views over Poole Harbour. A sliding roof light above the central stair floods the double height space with daylight. All the rooms feed off from this gallery space. The feature stair with cantilevered treads also provides access to the roof terrace via the sliding roof light. The design and layout of the house are focused to take full advantage of the views towards Poole Harbour.

The house was completed 2018.

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Upton Way | Broadstone

A single storey rear extension to this existing house created the opportunity to reconnect the living accommodation to the garden. An open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area open up onto a raised terrace. A new study and guest bedroom close off one side of the terrace to create a courtyard feel to the exterior space. The new living space is flooded with natural daylight. Carefully positioned windows and openings frame views towards the garden and provide views from the living space across the terrace to the study.

The works were completed in 2019 by Portus Homes.

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Parkway Drive | Bournemouth

Exterior and interior refurbishment and alteration to existing single storey house. A sensitive approach to this building was required to keep to the modernist language of the existing building.

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