Birds Portchmouth Russum Architects are mentioned in the March edition of Country Life magazine: 'The Secret Address Book - The 100 best architects, builders and interior and landscape designers in Britain.'
Modern practice whose most recent country house success was Downley House, an original sequence of differently shaped buildings that incorporated the ruined walls and set within the existing walls of an earlier house, located in a hidden valley in the South Downs AONB.
They say: ‘Our ideas draw strength from urban, historical and social analysis, contemporary culture and art through to the technology of construction.’
We say: ‘Thought provoking practice if you’re looking to do something highly distinctive’
For further information and drawings for Downley House see our project page here:
Downley House also published in previous Country Life editions:
'The Majesty of our Country Homes' - 11th June 2014, p.93
'Architecture and Landscape' - 6th February 2013, p.62-67