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Work begins on Adam Knibb’s £600k home for climate change scientist


Confusion - the images suggest that the new house is on the site of an existing house, and yet there's no mention of why this couldn't have been refurbished - on the same principles - to achieve a low energy dwelling at a far lower environmental cost (and demonstrate an important point about re-use rather than destroy-and-build). Could there be something of a conflict between the desires of the client and architect and the imperatives of climate change? - it doesn't help that the images present the existing house and accretions in quite an attractive light and, dare it be said, more in tune with the site than its replacement.

Posted date

1 May, 2019

Posted time

8:36 am