Standard Laurus nobilis (Bay) trees, Convolvulus cneorum (Morning Glory) and Petunias. Walls covered by a white flowering Trachelospermum jasminoides (Star jamsine). Borgo Santo Pietro, Siena, Tuscany, Italy © Andrea Jones/Garden Exposures Photo Library.
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…
100 French Country Home Exterior Design Ideas (WITH PICTURES)
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