Author - Allan Mudie

New House, Argyle and Bute

We have prepared these images for a new house that we are about to submit for Full Planning Approval on a site in Argyle and Bute. The site has an open aspect east towards the Kyle of Bute and so the house makes the most of this aspect by orientating towards it and elevating a new living space on the upper level with the sleeping accommodation on the ground floor. The design also provides a sheltered area to the west [...]

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New House in Argyle and Bute.

We have commenced design proposals to overhaul a bungalow in an area of outstanding natural beauty in Argyle and Bute. The concept seeks to carefully increase the existing mass, whilst stitching in a new modern extension that will subordinate the original house, all while turning the focus towards the eastern aspect and landscape views.    

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Planning Approval Granted – Osborne Place – Dundee

We have received formal notification the we have obtained Planning Approval for this alteration and extension in Dundee’s West End. The existing house is a fine detached stone villa in a Conservation Area.  The extension comprises a large family kitchen/ dining/ living area with nuresry and generous utility room.  It is intended that the space will spill out and use the generous south facing garden.  The extension is to be clad with zinc to give contemporary feel when set against [...]

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Progress at Kirkbuddo.

Imagine having this house built for you on this site with this aspect, but to let the designer completely ignore the view and orientation. Frustrating? That’s what our clients inherited when they bought this house. So, they asked us to come up with a proposal that allowed them to enjoy the abundance of natural daylight and the amazing landscape in which the house sits. “Simple”, we said, and we’re nearly there.    

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Planning Approval Granted – Meek House, Perth.

Yesterday we received formal notification that we have had our application Planning Approval Granted.  No discussions, no clarification required and zero meddling from the planning bods. The existing house was a typical badly laid out volume house builder type that gave no considerations to site location, orientation or to the garden in which it sat.  Our clients hated the layout and asked us to add some joy as well to come up with a proposal that allowed them to both [...]

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Smith House, Angus.

We have submitted this design for an alteration and extension to a house in rural Angus for Planning Approval. The extension is on two levels with the common living areas on the upper floor to make the most of the countryside views. The existing house is a modest cottage finished with buff render, so the new proposal is finished with contemporary materials to add some joy as well as sharp edge to the appearance. Our client loves it. www.bruntondesign.com      

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New House in Tayport – Planning Approval Granted

We have been formally notified that the design for a new house that we submitted for Planning Approval in Tayport with Fife Council has been Approved. With this application, we had a neighbour who consistently opposed the development and made a number of representations in an attempt to stifle it. While the representations were without merit, we still worked hand in glove with the Planning Case Officer to ensure that our proposal addressed each and every representation to ensure that [...]

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New House, Panbride, Angus.

We have submitted for Planning Approval this design for a new house in Angus. The house design is for a single person with a modest budget so the floor plan is small and the finishing materials are lightweight. The site has an abundance of mature landscaping that will provide the feeling of enclosure, and wonderful views from it’s elevated position southwards towards the Firth of Tay. It is intended to offset the thermal deficiencies of the large glass elevation by using [...]

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New house in Kirriemuir.

We have submitted this design for a new house for Planning Approval. The site is surrounded by existing housing is an existing “Backland” type where it cannot be seen from street level save for the access point. Therefore, the house has been designed to allow some “kerb appeal” from the only part that can be seen. Thereafter, the design is traditional and simple to be as economic as possible, allowing our client to indulge their aspiration for contemporary design on [...]

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