Designed by Make Architects for former Manchester United FC captain Gary Neville, this remarkable underground eco house in the hills of north Bolton aims to deliver the highest environmental efficiency by realising sustainable thinking through design and construction.
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THE HERMIT’S CASTLE This tiny concrete castle, said to be Europe’s smallest was built by architect David Scott in the 1950s. Inside is one small room with a single concrete bed and fireplace, now occasionally used as a bothy by walkers. Based in Achmelvich, Scotland.
WATER TOWER HOME The House in the Clouds in Thorpeness, Suffolk, is a famous landmark in the area. Built by Braithwaite Engineering Company of London in 1923, it was constructed with the purpose of supplying water to the village of Thorpeness.
THE BOTTLE HOUSE Known today as Bottle Lodge, this tiny house in the picturesque village of Tixall was probably built as a folly associated with Tixall Hall and dates back to around 1807. Local historians believe that it was later used as a toll house.
THE LIME WORKS Described by estate agents Savills as an “impressive and highly individual conversion of two water towers into a spacious and contemporary home”, the 1930s building was a functioning water-softening plant until 1942. Based in Faversham, Kent.
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