‘The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way.
Some see nature all ridicule and deformity … and some scarce see nature at all.
But to the eyes of the person of imagination, nature is imagination itself’
Hi-tec / hi-craft
A folded wing sits like a bird on top of the existing roof, making an overhang to protect the building.
Ceramic and burnt timber creatve a woven language across the elevation.
A precision cut timber frame by PH15 integrates low fi materials with advanced developments in timber fabrication to make a fully sealed structural envelope, with pumped insulation from recycled paper pulp.
patterns scribed across an oak surface, with Objects sited on islands that are exchanged and passed between those seated at the table.
We choose to re-define resilience as impermanent, incremental, organic and optimistic. We will challenge the materiality of monuments by proposing a monumental practice of collaboration that uses impermanent and organic materials such as wood, thatch or chalk, that will require a level of assembly, maintenance and stewardship through successive generations in order to exist.
The interior materiality was considered to allow colour to be replaced by material - oak, stainless steel and undyed linen. The bespoke joinery throughout creates new ways of using the same spaces - from the Montessori toy cupboard to the sock drawer.