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Essex Architect Passive House Designer & Self-Build Design – Tailored Architecture

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Tailored Architecture, a holistic sustainable design-led architectural practice and development company serving the diverse county of Essex is led by Rob Bracey a RIBA Chartered energy-efficient Architect and Certified Passive House Designer.

 

We design thermally comfortable homes for individuals, self-build projects, boutique developers, and landowners in Essex and the surrounding area including Chelmsford, Southend-on-Sea, and Colchester. Adopting low-energy and Passive House design principles enables us to deliver your low-energy, energy-efficient, high-quality, healthy contemporary house project fit for the future.

 

At Tailored Architecture we specialise in contemporary architectural design on complex and sensitive sites and the re-imagining of existing buildings including redundant infrastructure for residential use. We develop architecture grounded in the surroundings blending the vernacular materials of Essex with a contemporary architectural approach.

 

As an experienced Architect and certified Passive House designer, we guide you through the design process from the initial site appraisalsfeasibility and sustainable design studiesenergy-efficient home design from conception to completion, obtaining planning consent, to detailed technical design and construction phase contract management. Throughout the design process, we manage a fully tailored design team ranging from Structural Engineers and Landscape Architects to Ecologists to realise the potential of your site, fulfill regulatory requirements, and your aspirations.

 

As a Certified Passive House Designer north of Cambridge Rob Bracey and Tailored Architecture are committed to climate-conscious architectural designSustainability is the bedrock of Tailored Architecture’s design, construction, and development process.

Project Spotlight

New House Farm

Low-energy Passive House – South Cambridgeshire

Agricultural form and materials, contemporary timeless aesthetics, modern living.

 

Conceived as a low-energy contemporary barn-style home, New House Farm, fuses the traditions of agricultural form and contemporary timeless aesthetics. Effortlessly blending into the landscape forming the backdrop to modern life. Tailored Architecture has deployed the principles of Passive House and low-carbon technologies establishing a home for an environmental future.

Predicted Space Heating Cost

£37 per month*

See project Energy Metrics for further information

Project Spotlight

New House Farm

Low-energy Passive House – South Cambridgeshire

Agricultural form and materials, contemporary timeless aesthetics, modern living.

 

Conceived as a low-energy contemporary barn-style home, New House Farm, fuses the traditions of agricultural form and contemporary timeless aesthetics. Effortlessly blending into the landscape forming the backdrop to modern life. Tailored Architecture has deployed the principles of Passive House and low-carbon technologies establishing a home for an environmental future.

Predicted Space Heating Cost

£37 per month*

See project Energy Metrics for further information

Our architectural design services.

Using low-energy and passive house design principles we focus on the development in Essex of holistic environmentally responsible contemporary, Passive House, Self-build, and energy-efficient housing.

Passive House design

Low-energy healthy new build housing. Light touch development of land providing low operational and embodied carbon homes. To the highest architectural standards. Innovation and incorporation of modern methods of construction.

Self-build Design

Wherever you are in your self-build journey we can help to design your dream energy-efficient comfortable home. Whether you already have a site or looking for the perfect spot we can assist you in realising the perfect home from those first stages to completion.

Alterations & Deep Retrofit

Our existing houses constitute the largest opportunity for energy reduction as our homes are one of the greatest users of energy. Deep retrofit of existing homes to the highest energy standards and architectural design.

Residential Land Development

We enjoy working with land owners to realise the potential of your land while providing contemporary energy-efficient housing.

Residential Repurposing of Redundant Infrastructure

Low-energy conversions of redundant infrastructure. Including farmyards, pump houses, electrical sub-stations, and telephone exchanges to name a few.

Our Architectural, Passive House, and Self-build design approach.

As a practice, Tailored Architecture is committed to sustainable design we have incorporated all the Passive House principles into our design process.

 

We adopted the six design principles of energy conservation. Every project we undertake abide by these principles to provide you with an energy-efficient and light-touch environmental comfortable home.

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