BETA We use cookies to improve your experience. By using architecture.com you agree to our terms of use and use of cookies. This is a new RIBA online service. We would like to hear your feedback .

Find an architect

Floating House

Poole

Project Details

Alteration to existing property

Practice

Footprint Architects Ltd

5 Pine Court Business Centre , 36 Gervis Road , Bournemouth , Dorset , BH1 3DH , United Kingdom

Footprint Architects have designed a contemporary extension in Poole that responds to the existing dramatic topography in the property’s rear garden. The concept was to provide a single elegant form, cantilevering out into the tree canopies and over the landscape. Conceived as a house within the tree canopies the extension is clad in sweet chestnut which enhances the relationship to the surrounding mature trees. Large sliding glass panels link the inside spaces to its unique environment. Internally the design successfully resolves the Client’s brief to provide an open plan and fluid layout, that subtly defines distinct living and dining areas. We specialise in self build and PassviHaus projects, but have completed many successful loft conversions, extensions and refurbishments. We challenge every brief, applying creative thinking and realising the potential of your project. If you have a residential project you’d like to speak to an architect about, or get a quote for, then please feel free to get in contact.