- RT @InsallArch: Our restoration following fire at Cholderton House features in today’s @FinancialTimes with quotes from practice director R… 3 hours ago
- RT @OliverJWCox: Just over two weeks left to apply to join my superb team in Oxford. Head over to recruit.ox.ac.uk and search for Pa… 3 hours ago
- RT @SAVEBrit: Great letter in the @guardian by Judith Martin on the huge embodied carbon waste of demolishing Grade II* listed Richmond Hou… 9 hours ago
Support The Country SeatIf you enjoy the articles, please support the blog by buying books - recommendations in The Library. Thanks!
Tag Archives: riba
In a time before widespread literacy, a physical representation of what was intended to be built was a powerful aide to help ensure that the vision of the architect became the physical reality crafted by the builder. Yet, the architectural … Continue reading
The nature of our country houses is one of evolution in design, form, and function. As society has changed, so too have the requirements of the wealthy and, as their houses have been a direct expression of their wishes, these … Continue reading
Within any established pattern there is always the shock of the new. Most people when asked to imagine an English country house will usually think of red-brick Jacobean or light-stone Georgian but the design of new country houses is always … Continue reading