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Into the woods

MATT CHISNALL

This eye-catching new home is nestled on anaturally sloping site within an attractive wooded location in Farnham, Surrey. It is the result of an ambitious demolish-and-rebuild scheme to replace the existing building with something strikingly modern. Inspired by contemporary cube-shaped dwellings, the designers at BWP Architects developed an innovative take on this style. The team split up the expanses of crisp white render with timber elements to create the impression of a broken box. Strips of glazing emphasise this unique architectural effect, as well as allowing plenty of natural light to flood into the property’s interior.

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Build It magazine’s January issue is packed with detailed practical advice & inspiring projects to help you create your dream home. Here’s a taster of what’s inside: • Stunning contemporary oak frame home (page 22) • Revealed: your new right to self build (page 62) • The best low-maintenance cladding options (page 69) • Running an air source heat pump (page 80) • Expert guide to gaining planning permission (page 94) • Designing the perfect extension (page 106) … and more!