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  • Meisterstück-HAUS


    We work extensively with Meisterstück-HAUS, an off-site house manufacturer based in Germany. They produce exceptionally high quality timber framed super...

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  • Primary School Expansion

    Primary School Expansion

    Thinking Buildings were commissioned by Beard for Gloucestershire County Council for a significant expansion of an existing primary school from 1 to 2...

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  • Courtyard Housing Development

    Courtyard Housing Development

    This courtyard mews development is located in the centre of historic Cirencester. Thinking Buildings obtained planning consent for a total...

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  • Luxury Housing Development

    Luxury Housing Development

    This development of five substantial luxury houses for a well-known housing developer was constructed on the site of a former...

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  • New build house in a Conservation Area

    New build house in a Conservation Area

    At Thinking Buildings we believe that the architectural style of a building should be appropriate to both the context and...

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  • Renovation of Georgian Farmhouse

    Renovation of Georgian Farmhouse

    This property, on the edge of the market town of Chipping Norton, is a Georgian former farmhouse. The brief was...

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  • Sustainable Home

    Sustainable Home

    This house design was developed to be contemporary whilst using traditional shapes and building forms to fit sensitively into its...

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  • Staircase in a historic barn

    Staircase in a historic barn

    Thinking Buildings work on a diverse range projects of differing scales. Alongside preparing masterplans for large estates and new building...

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  • Residential Renovation

    Residential Renovation

    This project in Oxfordshire renovated and extended a beautiful yet dilapidated farmhouse and attached hayloft barn. The rear garden is...

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  • Contemporary House Swindon

    Contemporary House Swindon

    Thinking Buildings designed this super contemporary home for a private client in Swindon. Planning permission had already been obtained for...

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  • Stow-on-the Wold Oxfordshire

    Stow-on-the Wold Oxfordshire

    Thinking Buildings have an on-going relationship with the Abbotswood Estate, near Stow-on-the-Wold. The site has extensive historic building stock, including...

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  • Post 16 Centre

    Post 16 Centre

    Both of Thinking Buildings directors were fundamentally involved in the design and delivery of this modern educational building whilst at...

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  • Farm House In The Woods

    Farm House In The Woods

    Designing new houses in the countryside can be quite challenging. There are many architectural styles, but finding the right style...

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  • Drab House To Contemporary Home

    Drab House To Contemporary Home

    Thinking Buildings were Architects for this major transformation and extension of a 1980’s house in the countryside, close to the...

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  • Contemporary Extension Meets Traditional House

    Contemporary Extension Meets Traditional

    This project is a great example that extensions to old buildings can be both fun and strikingly different. Thinking Buildings...

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  • Large Modernist House

    Large Modernist House

    This project was constructed in collaboration with Meisterstück-HAUS, our German off-site manufacturer partner. This project is a great example of...

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  • Learning Resource Centre

    Learning Resource Centre

    The building was designed in collaboration with the Institute of Energy & Sustainable Development (IESD)to be fully naturally ventilated using...

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  • Refurbishment of Grade 2 Listed Cottages

    Refurbishment of Grade 2 Listed Cottages

    This extensive refurbishment, extension and conversion project combined two Grade II listed ironstone cottages into a single house in Great...

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  • Timber Framed Garden and Office Pods

    Timber Framed Garden and Office Pods

    GARDEN ROOM, OFFICE OR STUDIO? There are a variety of names because they come in a limitless number of designs...

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  • Timber Framed Eco Home

    Timber Framed Eco Home

    We work extensively with a German prefabricated house manufacturer Meisterstueck-HAUS based in Hameln Germany. They produce high quality timber framed...

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  • Visitors Centre

    Visitors Centre

    Low energy wetlands visitor centre for the Bucks, Berks & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) located in a former Chalk quarry...

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  • London Eco House

    London Eco House

    Quite often we’re asked to help in situations where a client is struggling to obtain planning approval for their scheme....

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  • Creative Re-use of Battery House

    Creative Re-use of Battery House

    Thinking Buildings are currently working to explore how a Grade II listed dilapidated and redundant  former Battery House building can...

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  • Super Chic London Boat Refurbishment

    Super Chic London Boat Refurbishment

    This is one of our more unusual projects, involving the design, interior fit out and remodelling of an existing river...

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