Zinc provided services from concept & detail design up to planning submission on this live and work unit on the edge of a Worcestershire village. Pre-planning feedback limited the accommodation to two bedrooms and administrative workspace will be provided in a separately accessed basement level. The modest footprint accommodates a high level of user area as well as restricting its impact by a low ridge height and dropped eaves. Located in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty material choice was very important with stone sourced from local sources.