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Hyde + Hyde News – January

In January we gained planning for a new home on the Gower Peninsula in South Wales.

The new contemporary home will be built from oak, concrete, limestone and blackened steel. The home continues practice research, developing buildings that are closely associated with region and place.

The material language of the ground floor responds to the medieval tradition of dry stone walling found i...

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Hyde + Hyde News – December

We've been busy developing design ideas for a national 3d visualisation company. A raw material palette of concrete, anodised aluminium and mill finished steel will provide a clear identity and an inspirational environment for the company and its clients.

December also saw us investing in our IT systems, overhauling and installing the latest servers and software, ensuring we keep up to spee...

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Hyde + Hyde News – November

We are delighted to have received planning for a new low carbon home in a truly breathtaking location near the seaside village of Aberporth, in Cardigan Bay, West Wales.

The new home will be for a large family. The architecture is a response to personality, circumstance and memories of childhood, creating substance and meaning for those contained within it.

The material response is witho...

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Hyde + Hyde News – October

Planning has now been awarded for a very special contemporary home located within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, South Wales.

The practice was approached to refurbish the outbuildings and provide a luxurious and practical contemporary home to replace an existing out-dated 1960’s house, as well as a new pool house. Our proposal will complete the existing courtyard and provide a sus...

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Hyde + Hyde News – September


Planning has now been awarded for four luxury 'high quality' contemporary homes set within the enclosed private grounds of an existing ecclesiastical mansion on the edge of the Gower Peninsula, South Wales.

The homes endorsed by the Design Commission for Wales will achieve a Code for Sustainable Homes rating of 4.

The warm authentic material palette at ground floor is predomina...

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A new domestic high quality contemporary refurbishment and addition completes on site in Cardiff.

Hyde + Hyde News – August

A new high quality domestic project completes on site in Cardiff

The 73m² addition to the rear of the home was part of a larger overhaul of the property which included replacing curved glass windows.

The contemporary extension appears as a simple box peeping above the layers of existing green glazed tiles of the existing home when viewed from the front.

The extension features a number o...

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Timber Yard - Social Housing

Hyde + Hyde News July

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The practice has been busy producing tender drawings for an 18 unit Social Housing project in the heart of the city of Swansea. The project will achieve code 3+ for sustainable homes rating with an enhanced thermal envelope, reducing the need for bolt on technologies.

The practice has also been invited to design a new high profile Cafe-Bar within the city, working in ...

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Exhibition of our proposals within the DC09

Hyde + Hyde News June

Exhibition of our proposals within the fuselage of a DC09 aeroplane

June saw the practice taking part in Adain Avion Cultural Olympiad 2012. An exhibition showcasing potential projects within the city - held within the fuselage of a DC09 aeroplane that took up temporary residence in the City of Swansea.

The two architectural proposals drew a great deal of interest and debate, from BBC radio...

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Adain Avion Groupwork

Hyde + Hyde News May

The practice has been busy preparing designs for Adain Avion 'Cultural Olympiad 2012'.

Students from the Welsh School of Architecture and the University of Bath took up temporary residence in our design studio over the course of two weeks to participate alongside our team.

The task: To design and produce proposals for the forthcoming exhibition to be housed within Adain Avion, a mobile a...

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Cliff House - window installation

Hyde + Hyde News April

Hyde + Hyde presented a lecture at the University of Portsmouth, covering critical aspects of the studio's award winning work to date. This formed part of the Universities annual Architecture School Society lecture series in 2012. More information can be found on the PASS website.

The practice has been busy developing detailed designs for a new contemporary home and music editing studio on ...

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