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Hill Top House
- Begun: Jun 2010
- Completed: Jul 2011
- Floor area: 180m2
- Sector: House
- Total cost: £554,394
- Procurement: Competitive tender based on JCT Intermediate Building Contract with Contractor’s Design 2005, Revision 2, 2009
- Address: Hill Top Road, Oxford, United Kingdom
- Architect: Adrian James Architects
- Client: Mr and Mrs Robertson
- Structural engineer: Price & Myers
- Quantity surveyor: Baqus Sworn King
- Project manager: Adrian James Architects
- Main contractor: Bybridge Construction
- Main contractor: Carter Construction
- Approved building inspector : Oxford City Building Control
- Precast concrete: Cornish Concrete
- Concrete flooring: Lazenby
- Glass balustrades: Sapphire Balustrades
- Rooflights: Glazing Vision Flushglaze
- Alu-clad system: Unik Funkis
- Frameless glazing: Bicester Glass
- Joinery: D Smith Joinery
- Glass internal doors: Compass Glass
- Sprayed insulation: Icynene Airseal Insulation
Private house in Oxford constructed from a precast concrete prefabricated system
All the main elements of the three storey house – walls, floors, ceilings, stairs, roof – are polished panels of precast concrete, made off-site, delivered, and then assembled. The house is organised so these raw panels are left completely unfettered by fittings, services and clutter.
The first floor living space looks onto the double-height kitchen/dining room on the ground floor. The whole space is naturally lit by through the full-height glazing that looks onto the garden. The first floor also contains a bedroom with another guest bedroom and the master suite placed on the second floor.