Category Archives: Work in progress

Grantchester barn

Cambridge architects Barn conversion Barr architects were commissioned by the owners of a thatched barn in the village of Grantchester outside Cambridge to design a new wing. This needed to be sensitively done to avoid having any detrimental effect on the handsome, stand-alone thatched barn. The relationship of the new wing, containing new entry lobby, […]

Cambridge modern house

Barr architects have worked in the last twelve months with our clients on a challenging brief to redesign an existing period property.The existing property was extended over the years by the last owner with a new indoor pool and games room with conservatories and extensions, which sadly created sprawling incoherent unconnected spaces. It was decided […]

Youth Center Cambridge architects

Barr architects were appointed to develop a design for a new youth center in Cambridge. Liaison and consultation with the youth club members and other potential users of the new building, the trustees, the Parish council, and the local planning authority, were important to ensure the building would serve the community in a growing city […]