Rocky Lane Unit 11

The Architecture

Outstanding low carbon architecture in a unique and unspoilt environment, Rocky Lane lies within a UNESCO World Heritage Site overlooking Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes.

With an innate ability to empathize with landscape and place, internationally acclaimed architect Joel Turkel carefully considered the outstanding natural beauty and rich history of the surrounding area in developing designs for Rocky Lane.

Architecture that embraces new ideas and regenerative technology, these homes retain a sense of place and presence in the site as a whole, whilst directly communicating with their own specific location on the site.

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Set amongst 3.5 acres of woodland, Rocky Lane consists of nine single units, ranging in size from nearly 1000 to 2000 square feet.

In determining appropriate potential building sites, great care has been taken to ensure the survival of as many of the existing mature trees as possible. The final effect of the development will be greatly enhanced by the preservation of this natural resource.

To this end, the project takes... More...

Preliminary Architect's Sketch

Preliminary Architect's Sketch

Joel's Notes

I have spent many days at the Woodlands now, in both summer and winter, beautiful weather and quite foul. It is a naturally unique place, full of slopes and nooks... More...