Shatwell Farm, Hadspen

Architect:
Stephen Taylor Architects
Completed:
2012
Awards:
GAGA Award 2013; RIDBA Farming & Agricultural Award 2013
Publications:
Architects Journal, Feb 2013; Abitare, March 2013; BD Magazine, December 2012
Categories:
Commercial, New Build, UK excluding London
Photography:
David Grandorge

A cowshed is typically an unconsidered, standard frame structure with little aesthetic or structural individuality. This farm building however uses classical design features with modern cost effective construction. A Romanesque style colonnade comprising of pillars formed of traditional rammed earth concrete with limestone to provide the golden colour.