The Green House, Tiverton, Devon

Vistas and shapes in many directions

The Green House, Tiverton, Devon.
The Green House, Tiverton, Devon. Credit: Joakim Boren

South West Regional Award 2019

David Sheppard Architects for private client
Contract value: Undisclosed
GIA: 232m²

This is a crafted building from an intuitive mind. The house takes advantage of the steep sloping site, appearing as an organism moulded into the landscape from one angle and a tower house from other. Due to the bent plan and the falling roof, the shape is hard to pin down. A discreet opening on the side of the larch clad walls allows entry into an unexpected dramatic high space within, with vistas and shapes in many directions. 

  • The Green House, Tiverton, Devon.
    The Green House, Tiverton, Devon. Credit: Joakim Boren
  • The Green House, Tiverton, Devon.
    The Green House, Tiverton, Devon. Credit: Joakim Boren
  • The Green House, Tiverton, Devon.
    The Green House, Tiverton, Devon. Credit: Joakim Boren
  • The Green House, Tiverton, Devon.
    The Green House, Tiverton, Devon. Credit: Joakim Boren
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