5th September 2021
Stunning structural designs of our Para 79 Water Lane project
It has been huge fun and a great challenge working with HRW Engineers on the structural design for our Paragraph 79 Water Lane project, which received planning last year. At every opportunity, we have been taking measures to reduce embodied energy.
4th September 2021
WE ARE HIRING
Hawkes Architecture is looking for a Part 1 Architectural Assistant, someone with a high aptitude for creative design and practical problem-solving. Someone eager to learn new things with an inquisitive attitude towards architecture and the rich complexities of the landscape. Please submit your CV and key examples of your work to: firstname.lastname@example.org We will only…
2nd September 2021
New interiors from View Point (Para 55)
Take a look at these beautiful interior photographs from our Paragraph 55 View Point house. We love the upstairs landing space being gently bathed in light from the north-facing window. You can also see ahead one of the east-facing double-height bedrooms. Coupled with the window seat overlooking the sedum green roof it really is something…
31st August 2021
Exploring form with Para 80 Hertford Gardens
We always like to explore form as you can see with these abstract cardboard models for our Hertford Garden project. This bold and playful Paragraph 80 design works very hard to provide carefully considered relationships between each space for its busy and ambitious occupants.
31st August 2021
Lake House gets top mark for Energy performance
As we complete our Paragraph 80, Lake House project, we received the EPC for the scheme. We aimed to achieve a “zero-carbon” rating on this project, (100+) and are thrilled to have exceeded this significantly. This is a testament to the high quality of design and building work that has gone into this project by…
31st August 2021
Para 80 Mossie receives full support
We’re delighted to hear that Mossie, our Paragraph 80 house on a former RAF airbase in Cambridgeshire has been validated and received full support from the local parish council.
30th August 2021
Bellropes is in the news!
Our Bellropes extension and refurbishment project, built by BCS Builders was featured in the Telegraph this weekend. The article focusses on the modern transformation of post war houses. Written by Ruth Bloomfield , it’s well worth a read!
23rd August 2021
Lake House (Para 80) planning application visuals
Our Lake House (Paragraph 80) is looking just like the planning application visuals. Up close and in reality it looks and feels wonderful and our clients are overjoyed with the whole experience and especially how comfortable and welcoming the house feels, which was very important to them. Works outside will continue for some time but…
22nd August 2021
Pen studies of Shew Valley (Para 134)
Here are some wonderful pen studies of our Paragraph 134 (Para 134) Shew Valley project; a proposed large dwelling which explores in its design, the language of nearby agricultural buildings.
21st August 2021
View Point Image Details
View Point was officially our first Paragraph 55 (Para 55) house and was also located in The Greenbelt and AONB. It also achieved a whopping 125 “A” on its SAP / EPC (100 representing “Zero carbon”). These images highlight the beauty of the English Sweet Chestnut timber cladding and bespoke aluminium extrusion developed to give…
16th August 2021
Visit to Spinneys
It’s was so lovely to be able to drop in and see one of our completed project near Stratford upon Avon the other day. Spinneys is a replacement dwelling and part of a Para 55, now Para 80 application and unique in that the consent included a replacement dwelling and a second dwelling which also…
5th August 2021
Planning application submitted for Winchester
We have just submitted our NPPF Paragraph 79 (para 79) planning application for Winchester, a new country house for which we were appointed, following a competition. Our proposals have sought to maintain an informal relationship of the house over its commanding views across the rolling rural landscape.