Contemporary House Dartmouth, Modern Devon property design, 20th Century home photos
New House in Dartmouth, Devon
New Residential Architecture in southwest England design by 6a architects, UK
11 Aug 2017
Contemporary House in Devon
Location: Dartmouth, Southwest England, UK
Design: 6a architects
House in Devon is an early-twentieth century family home with extensive views of the sea.
New House in Devon
The house has been transformed by stripping it back to its stone walls. Originally raised on a plinth above a basement, the ground-floor has been lowered to the level of the ground.
This has increased the size of the rooms and created tall, elongated openings to the outside. A series of oak beams make up the exposed primary structure.
The internal spaces have been completely reconfigured. Three floors on the north end of the house connect to two floors on the south.
Each space has a distinct volume and ceiling height, with the central stair offering clear views through the whole house.
Tapered oak verticals are used as supports throughout, including primary drawing room columns, external veranda posts and the stair spindles.
Architect: 6a architects
Structural Engineer: Price & Myers
Main Contractor/Builder: JE Stacey
Joinery Company: Touchwood Joinery
Wood Supplier: Traditional Oak and Timber Co.
Wood Species: French Oak, British Douglas Fir, British Pine
New House in Dartmouth, Devon images / information from Wood Awards
Location: Dartmouth, Devon, south west England, UK
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