Architects & Interior Design Northern Ireland | McAleenan NI
PLease take time to check out this replacement dwelling. This bespoke L-shaped dwelling design is a traditional rural farmstead in a secluded rural setting.
This project involved the extension of an existing house. The existing house was a 1960s dormer style cottage, located within a woodland context and bounding the shores of Lough Derg. The design concept was to transform the existing cottage while retaining its form, and integrate it with the design of a new contemporary extension. The result is a collective of forms which help integrate the dwelling within its context, by breaking down the scale of the building. The house is constructed as a…
This project is 1.5 storey dwelling design consisting of 2 gabled elements juxta positioned to avail of views and passive solar gain. The aesthetic is paired back and simple rural vernacular. Areas of cedar and stone cladding have been introduced to create visual interest. The dwelling construction is of timber frame, and uses a heat recovery system to recycle the heated stale air as it is removed from the dwelling.
The proposed dwelling is a single storey dwelling, Articulated into different elements in order to reduce the scale of the proposal. The group of forms mimics the smaller scale of agricultural and residential traditional homesteads. The dwelling design uses traditional render, and areas of stonework will be constructed in dry-stone walls in order to provide a variation in the masonry materials used on the dwelling. The south facade of the dwelling is opened up to allow for passive solar…