Category Archives: For Homeowners

Completed EcoHouse

The end is in sight for one of our clients who is building their dream home. The new ecohouse has been completed by Meisterstueck Haus of Hamlin Germany. The house is full timber frame, featuring triple glazed timber windows /...
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A New House On Stilts!

Thinking Buildings is delighted to have been commissioned to help develop a new eco-house for our client on the banks of the River Thames in Surrey. The new house is on the banks of the Thames and within a flood risk area (Flood Zone 3b...
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Sensitive Extension To Rural Home

We've submitted an application for this extension and refurbishment of a rural family home for a private domestic client in North Oxfordshire. The client's aim was to improve the ground floor entertaining and living space, and to rationalise...
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Designing for a Tight Space

Among the many exciting projects we have, the latest is definitely something to talk about. It is a great example of having to creatively work within a tight site and planning constraints, which is so often the case in Oxford City. The proposed mixed-use building brings both retail and residential accommodation together to benefit the local area.  Two spacious, one-bed flats that boost space and has its own private balcony. The building is designed with clean crisp lines, to give the building presence with a contemporary take on a traditional design and form. The residential flats are proposed to be encased in zinc cladding, to differentiate these from the retail unit. This proposal is at concept design stage.