Design Buy Build Issue 31 2018 - Page 10

A panoramic horizontal window influenced by Margate frames the Having constructed the house, the clients have chosen contemporary view from the formal dining room across the formal front lawn. living over historical, a building designed for them, to suit the way they want to live today. The final aspect is the bedrooms, they are provided privacy and The result is Black House, a sequence of dramatic experiences linked seclusion by the proximity of the woodland to rear of the house. to their garden, and is a contemporary response to the region. These spaces are all connected by the central courtyard, an area of extensive glazing allowing light and fresh air to continually penetrate the house, and provide year round sheltered outdoor space. 10