This design is based on a 60 degree equilateral triangle for maximum strength. We use a simple 1220mm x 2440mm modular panel size. The bamboo staves are 100mm diameter and create a rigid A-frame with trusses and beams. This version of our bamboo house design is made with 7 panel modules. This house size is […]
This house achieves so much for the client. Besides being a low energy home with low CO2 production, the layout has most bedrooms upstairs but crucially, one downstairs for use as an AirBnB let, a lodger or for a future wheelchair user. Passive Houses tend to have minimum sized windows because this is where most of your thermal envelope heat is lost. In this case, as we often try to do, we have four rooflights in this scheme which floods the house with natural sunlight whilst minimising the heat loss. Additionally, the open plan living, kitchen dining space opens onto the south facing garden making the feeling of outdoor living very easy to achieve in the summer months.
The brief was established as a regeneration to form 10 houses on the site with visions to develop long term social economic and environmental benefits to the community. Redmak saw this as an urban design opportunity to upgrade the site into a long term sustainable perimeter block with the following approaches: A cluster of houses […]
A development for a Housing Association, the site at Bretforton straddles a conservation area boundary and socially disparate communities. Our proposal is to carry out the Urban design centric ideal that Christopher Alexander’s approach to development follows. For more information on the project, click here, or visit our Urban page.
Suffolk housing scheme is a development of 300 environmentally friendly houses, using local public space tissue studies on which to base the layout to form: Village square Tapering streets Stable yard news Perimeter blocks Street trees “Walkable” urban block sizes. We have been blessed with the following testimonial from one of our treasured clients: “With […]
Continuing our campaign for Mending Nottingham, we have explored two potential development plots the city, close to the up and coming Sneinton Market Regeneration Area, Victoria Park and its colourful Promenade. The tight sites border Huntingdon Street and Bath Street. Our aim is to develop the sites along a new pedestrian route which would connect […]
Continuing our campaign for Mending Nottingham, Redmak have prepared a development strategy for the North end of the Sneinton Market in Nottingham City Centre. The proposal seeks to redevelop part of the Sneinton Market that has fallen into neglect, into a mix use development of highly energy efficient town houses, retail and commercial enterprises. With […]
Continuing our campaign for Mending Nottingham, we have explored a potential development plot in Mapperley Park.Â REDMAKâ€™s exploration seeks to produce a rigorous scheme that complies with ideals of current Urban Design, which will provide for a more pleasant housing community. REDMAKâ€™s proposal achieves this by designing and using a series of sideways looking houses which […]
Redmak has been appointed by Karplen Consultants as part of the masterplanning team for the new Al Zaim Al Azhari University in Khartoum – Farida has just returned from a frenetic week of activity in Karplenâ€™s Studios where she presented research on African, Middle Eastern North American and European campus typology as well as current […]