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Hyde + Hyde News – November

Silver House has been recognised as one of the best new homes in the UK by the Daily Telegraph Homebuilding & Renovating Awards. Judges described the home as a "Masterclass in crafted architecture, with detailing of the highest quality".

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Hyde + Hyde News – July

Silver house has been shortlisted for 'The Gold Medal for Architecture' at this year’s National Eisteddfod. For more details on the project head over to our project page.

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Hyde + Hyde News – June

With the successful completion of Silver House for our very happy clients on the Gower Peninsula, we are very excited to be commencing construction drawings for our 'Petrichor House' in North Wales!

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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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Kristian Alexander Hyde Director

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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