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"Cork Rural Design Guide"


Published by Cork County Council

December 2003 | ISBN: 0-9525-8694-0 | EAN: 9 780952 586944 | 130 pp

 

While this book is written for anybody considering building a home in rural Cork, most of the information and advice is equally applicable for projects taking place in any part of Ireland.

The book covers:

  • Site selection
    • reading the landscape
    • seeking shelter and integration
    • assessing a site's potential
    • linking with the land
  • Site layout
    • twenty things to consider
    • orientation
    • mapping the sunpath
    • searching for the best site options
    • dealing with contours
    • running with the slope
    • rural gardens
    • creating boundaries
    • trees and shrubs found in Cork
    • making an entrance
  • Appropriate house Design
    • contemporary rural design
    • signature characteristics of a Cork rural house
    • proportion, proportion, proportion
    • height
    • scale and form
  • Good construction
    • roofs
    • chimneys
    • windows
    • dormers
    • doors
    • porches
    • conservatories / sunspaces
    • external finishes
    • stone
    • colou
  • A worked example
    • bringing it together
    • preplanning
    • sketch design
    • legal notices
    • planning drawings
  • Appendices

Available from your local or online bookseller.   Price 20

 

Planning Department
Cork County Council
County Hall
Carrigrohane Road
IRL  Cork  4


Telephone +353 21 486 7006

 


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