This house was a joint venture with Bates Smart Architects.
Built for a retired couple it maximises protection from seaside winds with a protected courtyard back from the street. the single storey house has open plan living and kitchen with a bedroom wing beyond the outdoor space. It uses rammed limestone as external walls and rough limestone on garden walls.
Limestone being a popular and readily available local material.
The house won the AIA Marshal Clifton Award in 2010.
Photography by Tyrone Branigan.