Egypt End (later renamed Gordonbush House), Egypt Lane, Burnham Beeches, Farnham Common, Buckinghamshire: the sliding doors from the living room to the verandah

RIBApix ref no RIBA49387
Architect/DesignerSkinner & Tecton
Artist/PhotographerDell & Wainwright
CountryUK: England
CityFarnham Common
Subject Date1935
Image Date1935
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceLubetkin Archive / 5029/4 (Dell & Wainwright 5181)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Dell & Wainwright / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Valentine Harding designed this house for his own occupation while a partner of Tecton. The chosen site was in an area where the local authorities allowed a low minimum height from floor to floor thus permitting the architect to design a low, horizontal building that merged well into its woodland setting.

Subject tags

architects' houses, doors, verandahs