Hyde + Hyde News – May

Our studio wins 3 RSAW Awards for Silver House: As the month of May came to a close we attended an award ceremony in Cardiff. We were delighted to recieve - three Royal Society of Architects Wales (RSAW) Awards, for our recently completed 'Silver House' in Southgate on the Gower Peninsula:

RSAW Welsh Architecture Award 2017, RSAW Client of the Year Award 2017, RSAW Building of the Year Awar...

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Hyde + Hyde News – April

April was an exciting month in the studio. A national film and production company descended upon us to capture our team absorbed in the process of making and designing award wining buildings. We're looking forward to sharing the results.

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Drawing Pencil + Ink

Silver House – Balance of the Parts

Silver House - Balance of the Parts

Silver House facade studies began as a series of formal explorations on composition and proportion, in response to an extremely exposed coastal location on the Gower Peninsula, South Wales. Moving from outline sketch to visualisation, elements were then further refined.

The images below show the steady evolution of that process, from conception sketch to f...

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Silver House rear elevation at dusk

Hyde + Hyde News – March

We are delighted that our recently completed Silver House has been shortlisted for the Welsh Architecture Awards 2017.

The project located on the Gower Peninsula near Swansea in South Wales will now be visited by a regional jury.

The winner will be announced at an award ceremony at Cardiff and Vale College on 30 May.

The winners will be in the running for the UK-wide 2017 Royal Ins...

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Thoughts on completion – Silver House

I am always humbled by the power of architecture. In this case the process of beginning with a thought of what a home could be and then moving forward in time to find oneself totally immersed and occupying that original idea, its a powerful experience.

This feeling arose recently when we gathered as a team to visit and photograph one of our recently completed projects - 'Silver House' locat...

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Hyde + Hyde News – January

The studio has received planning for an addition to one of our first original projects, Idle Rocks.

We developed a calm and confident architectural language to the new addition in conversation with the original tone of the 2008 refurbished home.

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Hyde + Hyde News – December

This year has been tremendously fulfilling and mentally nourishing for us here at Hyde + Hyde.

Shortlisted for a 60 unit housing scheme in the Faroe Islands early in the year found us travelling to the wilderness of the North Atlantic. More here.

We were lucky enough to be invited back by the local authority in Runavik to develop our designs further and collaborate with some incredible g...

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Heddfan House – Progress

Its been an incredibly productive few months on site in terms of construction progress at our Tŷ Heddfan House in West Wales.

We've been traveling to site regularly, observing progress and working with the main contractor and subcontractors, ensuring the home for our client is an absolute expression of craft and care.

The structure is beginning to take on its own personality as it conv...

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Hyde + Hyde News – November

The studio has just returned from a studio trip to the environmentally conscious city of Copenhagen. Not only a cycling paradise but birthplace of New Nordic cuisine and of course Danish Modern design.

Why Copenhagen…

In the early part of this year the studio was shortlisted in a high profile competition for a hillside housing development on the Faroe Islands.

For more information o...

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Copenhagen – Studio Awards Visit

We've just returned from a studio trip to the environmentally conscious city of Copenhagen. Not only a cycling paradise but birthplace of New Nordic cuisine and of course Danish Modern design.

Why Copenhagen...

In the early part of this year the studio was shortlisted in a high profile competition for a hillside housing development on the Faroe Islands.

We were proud to be the onl...

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