BRUTON LANDHOUSE, SOMERSET

The project comprises the design and construction of 68 contemporary dwellings in a mixture of house types and flats. 23 units will be affordable and 45 units will be available for market sale. The site is situated within a small, but distinctive valley in the town of Bruton in Somerset. Bruton has several distinctive characteristics influenced by its historical development and relationship with the surrounding Somerset countryside.

The development Vision is to design a place that fully integrates into the life of Bruton and harmonise with the best characteristics of the town, local geology an landscape. The aim is to develop a range of unique homes for the local community that enhance the quality of the way people want to live today.

The integrated architectural and landscape approach is derived by a contemporary interpretation of the context that will provide an exemplary site for South Somerset for quality design, sustainability and innovative public realm that belongs to Bruton. A network of public spaces will provide connectivity and circulation through the new development. Green roofs will integrate the built form into the landscape and offer numerous environmental benefits.

CLIENT:
Acorn (Bruton) Ltd

VALUE:
£15m

CONTRACT:
JCT Design and Build

ARCHITECT:
ADP Architecture

CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEER:
Cambell Reith

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