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Wraxall Yard
by Clementine Blakemore Architects

Wraxall Yard by Clementine Blakemore Architects
Photo by Lorenzo Zandri

Clementine Blakemore Architects has transformed a 19th-century dairy farm in Dorset into the Wraxall Yard holiday homes.

Part of a 250-acre organic farm, the converted stone and brick barns embrace accessible design. A curved path leads to wheelchair-friendly landscaped courtyards, while boardwalks connect to native-planted surroundings.

The five holiday homes prioritise easy circulation, offering wheelchair-accessible features and catering to various disabilities, including visual and hearing impairments.

Blakemore's design is part of a broader endeavour to enhance biodiversity and landscape access, and also includes a community space, workshop and educational smallholding.

This project has been shortlisted in the hospitality project category of Dezeen Awards 2023.

Studio: Clementine Blakemore Architects
Project: Wraxall Yard
Credits: Structure Workshop, Ritchie+Daffin, Hortus Collective, Align Property Consultants, Stonewood Builders

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