The Ferry Road House is representative of how infill development within a heritage conservation area can be comfortable, practical and environmentally sensitive without compromise.
From the project’s conception, the passive, thermal and environmental performance of the home was central to the evolution of its design. The symbiosis of sustainable design and occupant comfort, often explored in the firm’s practice, both informed the configuration of the spaces and defined the unique character of its indoor environment. The thermal mass of the boundary walls and concrete floors, ensure that internal conditions are thermally regulated.
Recycled and recyclable materials, efficient systems and environmentally and socially sustainable companies were employed wherever possible.