Old Shed New House

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Vine House completed the construction of the multi  award winning new dwelling “Old Shed New House” designed for private client by London based architects Tonkin Liu https://www.tonkinliu.com/.

The house comprises a timber frame structure supported by recycled steelwork and finished with a Sedum roof.  Internally the high specification includes polished concrete floors, bespoke furniture and fittings, a double storey mirrored library, floating mezzanine and bridge and  full height glazing.


RIBA Yorkshire Award winner 2018
RIBA Yorkshire Small Project Award winner 2018
RIBA National Award winner 2018
GAGA Architecture Award Overall Winner 2018 (Galvanising association)
Architect Journal Retrofit House of the Year Award Winner 2018
RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize Winner 2018
RIBA Grand Designs House of the Year 2018 Finalist
Wood Awards Winner 2018

Click the following link to view the project on the RIBA website https://www.architecture.com/awards-and-competitions-landing-page/awards/riba-regional-awards/riba-yorkshire-award-winners/2018/old-shed-new-house

The completed house is featured on Channel 4’s RIBA Grand Designs House of the Year Awards 2018 – to watch the programme please visit Channel 4’s catch up service “All 4” and search for “Grand Designs House of the Year 2018” series 4, episode 2.  This episode also features an interview with our Managing Director, Andrew Graves, who discusses the project.

" We quickly discovered that building a house is a complex process including visionary and practical specialists like architects and engineers. And then there are the people who have to convert this vision into a real structure, which in itself requires its own type of problem solving as well as builder’s skills. We are very grateful to Vine House for delivering this for us with commitment, determination, consideration of our concerns and requirements, and skill. Their close team work with ourselves, our architects and the sub-contractors contributed to the success of our joint venture and the beautiful home we are fortunate to now live in. "

Lauren Storrar

Homeowner, Private Client


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