Crescent House

Make, Wiltshire, 1997

 

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House formed of two nested crescents connected by a curving circulation and gallery space that runs the length of the building

The outer crescent, that turns a solid convex wall to the nearby road, contains bedrooms, bathrooms and private living areas, while a spacious, multi-purpose living area occupies the entire inner crescent.

A full-height concave glass wall runs the length of the kitchen/living space allowing the early morning sun into the house and offering an uninterrupted prospect of the garden.

The arms of the crescent extend to embrace the landscape beyond, framing a view which extends to the Downs and the White Horse in the distance.

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  • Begun: Mar 1997
  • Completed: Dec 1997
  • Sector: House
  • Address: Wiltshire, United Kingdom

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