It was Terry and Mickey’s dream to build a home on land they owned behind their house near Greenwich in South East London, so when they saw an episode of Grand…
The balustrades for the subtle balcony at Print House provide privacy from the nearby public park. At first sight, the balcony is not immediately obvious from the garden. The contrasting timber cladding is only visible from within the balcony itself. Connected to the first floor studio, this space is a glorious treetop spot for sunny day.
Chevron stained timber contrasts with the vertical boarding to the left of this image. Situated under two lime trees, the exterior is clad in a timber rain screen. The dark stain reduces the visual impact of the building from the park and the rain screen reduces the need for ongoing cleaning caused by the dark coloured sap released from the trees.
Stained timber is a cladding choice for many of our customers. Print House showcases the directional design effect of timber cladding boards in the two elements (or wings) of this home. The different cladding treatment defines those forms. Spot the intelligently designed overhang in front of the door.
Winner of the BuildIt Awards in 2016, this beautiful contrasting timber home is one of our favourite self build projects
You might not expect to find a oasis like this in South London. The individually designed garden and home make the most of the surrounding trees and foliage, with large windows that connect the outside to the inside of this beautiful contemporary property.
Natural light floods this relaxed dining space thanks to the large windows, designed to create a corner for entertaining with views of the greenery in the multi level garden beyond the super insulated wall and triple glazed windows.