Dream House in Yorkshire – Part 2

The Build Begins

Client…“What I appreciated most as work got underway was the problem solving approach taken by Oak by Design. They spotted when things could be done better and whenever we hit a stumbling block they came up with a creative solution.”

Strong working relationships had already been established between ourselves, the architect, the builder and the client during the master planning stage which meant we were able to make excellent progress as soon as work began on site.

During initial ground works, we discovered an ancient well directly beneath the planned living room. What could have been an inconvenience became an opportunity and with a little creativity we made a feature of it by designing it into the floor, overlaying it with glass and framing it with a circular oak rim.

As work progressed to second floor level we drew on past experience gained during a complex £5m building project. We suggested the use of metal grid tracks.   More to follow…

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