The decision to encapsulate the remains of the 17th century cottage with almost everything left intact, including the dry ivy branches and the trimmings, in a modern house is both bold and brave and is successfully carried out by the project team.
Kate Darby Architects
Kate Darby Architects is an architecture and design practice based in herefordshire with a focus on making place specific architecture through careful analysis of site, context and clients' requirements. Kate Darby Architects aims to make bespoke buildings that are locally distinctive and particular to the needs and characteristics of each commission.
Kate Darby is an RIBA chartered architect and is principal of KDA. She studied architecture at the Bartlett and the Architectural Association. She has combined practice with teaching and research since 1997.