Founded by Christopher Taylor and Tim Hare, TaylorHare Architects is currently a team of architects and designers spread across three studios, one in rural Kent, another in the heart of Bristol and a satellite office in Aarhus, Denmark.

Calleywell Lane

Before and After

Picture yourself walking the grounds of a grand country home in the late 1700s, accompanied by the great English landscape designer Humphry Repton. Humphry Repton’s approach to design was...

Great Bossingham Farm

House with an Orchard

Manor Farm

Humble Beginnings

TaylorHare’s wealth of experience in Class Q applications finds itself in the very origin of the practice’s first office building. We see potential and opportunity in the crudest of...

The Pigshed

Atlantic Flyers

Ramsgate Regeneration – A Vision for the Future of the Port & Harbour

THA have been heavily involved in the regeneration of Ramsgate Port and Harbour for the last four years, developing different ideas for its potential future re-development with a series...

House In A Clearing

City as a Stage – A Feasibility Study for a new type of community led residential development on the periphery of the American ‘music city’ of Nashville, Tennessee

After seeing a truly amazing performance, usually all we can remember is a feeling: a sentiment of awe ingrained into our minds that lasts much longer than our visual...

House in a Clearing – Work Commences on Site

Our new build replacement dwelling set within a clearing, surrounded by mature woodland on the hinterland of Uckfield, East Sussex has commenced on site. Defined by its hierarchy of...

Highland House

Three Tiered House

Adding Value: Wellness Definition: ‘the state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal’. Studies show that both life expectancy and overall happiness levels rise the more opportunities we have to touch the earth. Seasonal changes promote an adaptive landscape through a variety of colour and wild vegetation which...

Adding Value: Community Definition: ‘a group of people living in the same place having a particular characteristic in common’. The following three posts explore our approach to adding significant experiential and market value to a proposal. The design methodology can be applied at range of scales, to both virgin sites along with...

WIP: Elevational Studies Study for an extension and reconfiguration of a 1980’s bungalow within Fordwich. Uncommonly known as the smallest town by population in Britain with a town council, Fordwich was originally listed as ‘Fordwyc’ in the 1086 Domesday Book. The existing bungalow neighbors both a Grade II listed building to the...

Theme: Multigenerational Inclusivity The sketches here happen upon a recurrent theme in our concept work - exploring how multiple age groups can use new and adapted spaces together. Centralised urban planning or rural isolation, coupled with the relative mobility of society has broken down inter-generational immediacy. Whilst we recognise that shared occupation...

THA Team Day! Last week we brought together our three studios for a long overdue collective staff outing in London. We love to share our drawings, construction progress and interests, however you rarely see the creative people behind the scenes - so here they are! Thank you to @thecrystalmaze for the entertainment. . . . . 22_THA...

Pre-app: Ad hoc farmhouse Pre-application planning advice with the local authority has been an integral part of the design process, particularly for our heritage projects - but for how long? This early engagement with the local borough councils is a good opportunity to present the team's initial findings, analysis and vision. This...

Reference: Re-Imagining Ramsgate This week we have been reflecting on the scale of Ramsgate’s Port & Harbour. The aerial images of cities have been taken from Google Earth at a constant eye altitude of 1.5km, giving us an approximate comparable scale. Some of the cities have grown slow, some exceedingly fast - the...