Contemporary large family Dwelling overlooking the River Dee in Llangollen
Sitting on an prominent site on a main road into Llangollen, the site forms part of a large mill redevelopment has a number of challenges. The tight site has a storey difference in levels and fronts directly onto the River Dee which is designated as an SAC and SSSI site. The brief called for a contemporary but responsive design reflecting the industrial and residential nature of the surrounding buildings.
Project Challenges: Main road location; level changes, Flood Zone, SAC, SSSI Site, Environmentally sensitive site. Impending World Heritage Status
Project Keywords: SSSI, SAC, FCA (flood consequence asssessment), flood zone, panoramic views, planning permission, self build in Denbigshire, Wales, RIBA Self Build Architect in Wales, timber frame house, self build house
Photographs/ Images © Ian Hunter