Planning permission for the Courtyard House
Planning permission has been given for a contemporary dwelling in Leicestershire with views across the open countryside and the adjacent Norman church. The three wings of the new house are arranged around a courtyard, a modern interpretation of the traditional farmyard typology and positioned carefully between protected mature trees. The site is close to two listed buildings and therefore the building has been embedded in the landscape to minimise its visual impact on the local heritage.
Townhouse in Malta brought back to life
The refurbishment of the listed townhouse in Sliema in Malta and the contemporary rooftop extension are complete and the building has been brought back to life. The potential of the unused roof level led to the concept of the Upside Down House with kitchen, dining and living area all relocated to the new open-plan top floor.
Offices planned for digital start-ups
We have submitted a planning application for an office development in Leicester, close to the Richard III Visitor Centre and Leicester Cathedral, planned for digital start-ups in the growing creative technology sector.
From vacant stable to holiday home
The Hay Loft, a self-contained holiday apartment has been created in a redundant farm building, with a spacious open-plan interior, uninterrupted view across the open countryside and rustic materials to match the rural setting.
Stairs for Upside Down House
The new cantilevering staircase for the Upside Down House connects the original house with its new open plan top floor with kitchen, dining and living area and two new terraces for morning and evening sun.
Stable conversion due to finish
The conversion of the vacant Stable into a holiday apartment is almost complete. The new balcony is in the process of being installed and will offer panoramic view across the surrounding countryside.
The replacement floor tiles for the Upside Down House in Malta are ready to be laid. Each tile is handmade individually by local craftsmen who create this authentic Maltese product.
10 years of OPUN Design Reviews
Since 2009 Nils Feldmann has been a member and vice-chair of the East Midlands Design Review Panel, assessing large scale urban extensions as well as one-off houses in the open countryside.
Celebrating 5 years in business
Feldmann Architects are celebrating the first 5 successful years, a couple of RIBA awards and an appearance on Channel 4’s House of the Year; one of the projects currently in progress is a restauration scheme in Malta.