New Build

The Secret Staircase

Have you ever wanted a house with a secret staircase? Our client requested the option of cutting his house two. How do you successfully cut a house in half? With two entrances! Except one is a secret. Can you spot the second entrance to this property we built? Wilde Architects worked closely with the client to deliver this complicated vision. The property has a lounge on the first floor, with the…

Healthy Building Specialists

Buildings are imperative to our health. It’s where we spend most of our lives so creating a healthy, happy atmosphere for our bodies and minds to relax is incredibly important. Building Biology, or Baubiologie is a field of building science investigating the indoor living environment for a variety of irritants. This research tests how design can make our buildings healthier. Research lead by window specialists, Velux have found 1 in…

prefab dwelling

Affordable Housing – Gorton

Project Brief To produce a masterplan for multiple dwellings on a site in Gorton, on the site of an old factory. The land owner specifically asked for high density properties on the site to maximise the available land and return on investment. We achieved this brief by creating a scheme which achieves 48 dwellings per Hectare. Design Approach. We began by carrying out a site analysis and researching appropriate precedent….

New Homes, Rhosneigr, Property

All houses sold at The Lookout Point!

With a huge amount of interest, all properties at The Lookout Point have now been sold. The Lookout Point is the newest development of seaside properties in Rhosneigr, North Wales, giving luxury to the beautiful coastline that North Wales has to offer. The brief was simple: The design of 3 townhouses and 3 detached houses, to maximise the sea views and sit comfortably in context. Rhosneigr is a wonderful seaside town…

Hybrid Building

Hybrid building – Makro Reading

The objective was to maximise the potential of a site to increase its value; splitting the site into two, allowing half the land to be sold for family housing. Design Approach | Hybrid Building We began by completing a thorough site analysis, including research into the local development plan, a site visit and desk-top study. We identified the opportunities for the site and procured a 3D topographical survey which provided an…

New Homes, Rhosneigr

The Lookout Point – Rhosneigr

The design of 6 New Homes, Rhosneigr, to maximise sea views and sit comfortably in context. Local stone, cedar cladding and white render clad these fantastic properties. Each house has a vaulted living space with amazing views. The density of development was carefully considered to allow enough space for access and amenity, whilst respecting local residents. Design Approach. We began by carrying out a thorough site analysis to identify opportunities and…

New Build Holiday Home

New Build Holiday Home – Sain Y Mor

The design of a new-build, 4-bedroom family holiday home to make the most of coastal views, to maintain neighbours’ views and to sit comfortably in its context. Design Approach. Several design options were created to test layouts, spaces and aesthetics. 3D BIM (Building Information Modelling) was used to present alternative designs and the evolving appearance of the scheme to the Client. The final design was located on the same corner-footprint…

Prefab Summer House

Prefab Summer House – Glan Gors

The replacement of an existing annex to a holiday home, to create a comfortable and contemporary space to relax and enjoy the views.   Design Approach. We began by locating the replacement annex on the same footprint as the existing structure, saving costs by utilising the existing foundations and services infrastructure. We then provided several different design options to discuss with the Client. We wanted each layout to maximise views…