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Green light for Russell Jones' country home

[Project data + plans] Russell Jones Architects has finally won the go-ahead for this £575,000 home in the Brecon Beacon National Park, Wales  

According to the practice, the 330m² Tŷ’r Bobin project in Llangynidr, Powys took ‘two years to negotiate through the planning system’.

A spokesman said: ‘The National Park should promote this type of contemporary design within the park - something it lacks.

‘The Park has many quality historic buildings but not any quality modern buildings.’

The scheme is expected to start on site next year.

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Project data

Architects: Russell Jones Architects
Location: Llangynidr Brecon Beacons National Park, Powys, Wales
Type Of Project: house
Structural Engineers: Vale Consultancy
Project Architect: Russell Jones
Design Team: Larissa Berquo, Robbie Hyde, Chloe Sambell
Client: Lyn and David Waddington
Funding: Private
Tender date: Not known
Start on site date: 2013
Contract duration: Not Known
Gross internal floor area: 330m²
Total cost:  Approx £575,000       
Quantity surveyor: Richard Parfitt Associates
Code for Sustainable homes consultant: Eco-Futures
Annual co2 emissions: Predicted 7125kg/yr Code for Sustainable Homes level 4
Arboricultural Consultants: Jerry Ross

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