Atkinson Architects, Autumn works in progress for listed building conservation to a farmstead set in Dartmoor National Park. Illustrating our core palette of materials used to last a lifetime and improve with age. A combination of bronze casements and painted hardwood windows. Scantle slate roofs with lead dressing and metal gutters. Local schist stone and […]

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Scantle Slate Roof,Dartmoor National Park,Atkinson Architects,schist stone,Dartmoor granite

Architecture and Landscape

Atkinson Architects consider the landscape context and garden design of equal importance to the buildings themselves. Our holistic approach to design seeks to retain the existing landscape character of a place – enhancing it with new planting that is appropriate for the climate. The broad range of locations we have worked on throughout the South

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Spring loaded

Atkinson Architects Spring workload has several listed building projects moving through all RIBA work stages – from design, planning and building regulations through to construction on site.These include the renovation, repair and new development wings at: two seminal Devon Georgian manor houses, a 16th century Cornish farmhouse, and a former Manse in Dartmoor National Park.

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Conservation Design & Energy Enhancements

Atkinson Architects have recently completed this sensitive repair of a Grade II Listed farmhouse set within Dartmoor National Park. The project balances two very important aspects: Traditional techniques for scantle slate vertical wall cladding as protection from the rain. Contemporary techniques to improve thermal performance of old buildings through the use of a thick, insulated

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Scantle Slate Insulated Wall Atkinson Architects

Whole Farmstead Approach

Understanding the relationship between barns and the farmsteads they originally belonged to, is an important aspect of Atkinson Architects approach to heritage conservation. Many of our commissions are for grouped farms, such as this one in Loddiswell, The South Hams. We carefully consider how best to re-invigorate and conserve individual buildings for the benefit of

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Atkinson Architects Devon Listed Farmhouse Extension

New Year, New Projects

Atkinson Architects wish all our collaborators, consultants and clients a Happy New Year. Architecture can be a ‘slow burn’ process – moving carefully through design, conservation and planning stages before starting works on site. We are therefore pleased to have several projects at all stages across the spectacular counties of Devon and Cornwall – be

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