Littlethorpe House, Suffolk

Project Details

A contemporary replacement private dwelling in the countryside achieving level 4 of the Code for Sustainable Homes. This project has received the RIBA Suffolk Design Award 2012 and LABC East Anglia Building Excellence Award 2012 for best Sustainable Building and was a finalist in the best individual house.

An inspiring, elegant and unique dwelling that responds to the context of the site and the specific needs of the client. Set within a generous mature landscaped plot with views across open countryside this new dwelling offers a contemporary rural residence completed to the highest possible specification and quality natural materials the buildings are designed to provide a healthy and sustainable living environment, highly insulated and filled with light.

The internal layout provides a series of open interlinked spaces, which have been designed to reflect the ever-changing requirements of modern life. Each space has a distinct individual character linked seamlessly together to create a house that works and flows effortlessly.

Sustainable features include passive solar design, high thermal mass, effective solar shading, ground source heat pump, Solar Water Heating, Photovotaics, Green Roof and Rain Water Havesting