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Posted by Sarah Hardie on Wednesday, 03 October 2018 at 15:44:19
The house was completely stripped back to the bare masonry and re-organised to provide significant accommodation. There were substantial extensions added to form garages with an office suite above, a large swimming pool and gym viewed from the dining room, and a large garden room and terrace. The entrance was re-configured to house a sweeping central staircase with wrap around galleried landing and a dome over. The swimming pool structure was added to the side of the house and the rear wall of the dining room replaced with a large plate glass window to give a full view over the pool. The gym is similarly positioned to view out to the garden over the pool behind a large window. The family living area was opened up into the garden room and houses a large kitchen, dining and sitting area and a play room arranged on different levels all to give views over the garden. Externally, the house was given a new identity by introducing cream render and buff sandstone feature windows. Brickwork was used to accentuate the chimneys and strong elements such as the two storey timber windows flanking the entrance giving the house a character. The building was already multi faceted and this was enforced with the octagonal garden room and the angled position of the garages which all add to the idiosyncrasy of the property.
Posted by Sarah Hardie on Thursday, 01 September 2016 at 12:42:27
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This Edwardian house was repaired and transformed from basement to loft following an unsympathetic refurbishment in the 1970’s. The interior style was themed on the 1960’s and carried through from the furniture into the very fabric of the house. Tsiantar Architects’ attention to detail was applied not only to the general design, but down to the bespoke stained glass and ‘one off’ fire places.
Take a proper look at Holmdale which appears under Past Projects.
Posted by Sarah Hardie on Thursday, 17 December 2015 at 15:01:36
Experienced Architectural Technician
As an award winning RIBA Chartered Practice, Tsiantar Architects Ltd have an exciting opportunity for a new team member, to work primarily on bespoke new build homes and large refurbishment schemes for our discerning clients and developers.
The Technician role will include:
Site and building surveys.
Working up concept schemes to provide plans and documents for statutory approvals with design stage risk assessments and Design and Access Statements.
Contributing to the design, providing professional and technical knowledge of materials and collating detailed design information.
Preparing Building Regulations applications.
Preparing specifications for construction work.
Preparing and obtaining tenders.
Making site visits and liaising with clients, contractors and other consultants and professionals.
Producing, managing and controlling contract documentation and details for construction.
Ensuring continual compliance with design, legal, statutory and professional requirements.
Candidates will need to demonstrate relevant experience on residential projects, exceptional AutoCAD skills, an excellent understanding of UK Building Regulations, preparing Planning applications and Statements, experience of contract management, an ability to work to deadlines, a strong interest in new technology and innovative design solutions, a UK driving license and a car (on-site parking provided) and ideally a CIAT membership.
We offer 20 days flexible holidays plus 5 fixed days at Christmas plus 8 UK Bank Holidays, flexible hours, pension benefits from October 2016 and on-site parking within our friendly 7 person team.
To apply, please email your details and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to:
Tsiantar Architects Limited
4 Springfield Road
Direct applications only - no agency applications.