Birchden Farm

Groombridge, Kent

Client:
Private
Location:
Groombridge, Nr Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Role:
Architects
Relevant Dates:
Stage C:Augst 2011

The original circular Oast Tower is all that remains of the original agricultural building and a new oak clad dwelling has been recently attached. Our brief was to create additional living areas and better planned bedrooms at first floor level.

Our response involves the construction of a new zinc clad extrusion to the existing double gable roof, separated by a glazed slot. Crisp, flush glazed openings within the standing seam zinc cladding provide a contemporary counterpoint to the existing building and materials.

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