Clare Nash Architecture Ltd is based in Brackley in rural South Northamptonshire on the Oxfordshire border. Specialising in rural architectural design, particularly eco-refurbishment and new build, CNA design focus takes inspiration from the vernacular. Focusing on people, site, climate, location, context, sustainable and beautiful materials to produce buildings that sit well in their..
You might know a bit about what an architect does, but what many people don’t know is that architects solve relationship disputes! The situation is all too familiar: People are fed up with too little space, they are fed up with a dark room, they are fed up with tripping over umpteen things on the […]
Great news for housing provision in the countryside! More options have now been given under Class C for barn conversions to dwellings. The new changes offer greater flexibility for the number and sizing of dwellings allowed. On 12th March 2018, the housing minister Dominic Raab gave an announcement. Previously permitted development only offered the potential […]
To Move, Extend, Build, or Fix-up? Sometimes, things just get a bit cramped at home. Mum, dad, two kids, one on the way, and a dog. Not to mention Barbie, Ken and all their mates. We have all been there, more people, animals and toys and less space to move around. There comes a […]
Contemporary Vernacular Architecture should never be about ‘Pastiche’, here’s why… Above: Broadland Housing by Mole Architects What is Pastiche? There is much stigma around the term, but what exactly does ‘Pastiche’ mean? To put it simply, pastiche in Architecture refers to the imitation of style or character of other buildings. The term is not negative […]