Medieval Castle “Great Court”, Oxfordshire

Medieval Castle “Great Court”, Oxfordshire

Completion of the “Great Court” at a medieval castle, OxfordshireCreation of a walled garden and Great Court.The site is a significant but little-known complex in the west of Oxfordshire – a Victorian manor house built in the corner of a massive 13th...
Bicycle Shelter

Bicycle Shelter

Bicycle shelter A new oak-framed structure for an Oxford house. The household are keen cyclists, and needed an open-sided structure where bicycle storage would be easily arranged.  Manifest conceived a new frame scribed in green oak, partially supported by the house...
Victorian House Thermal Upgrade

Victorian House Thermal Upgrade

Thermal upgrading and new kitchen Sensitive works to a north Oxford Victorian house. Manifest were commissioned to consider the overhaul of an existing kitchen wing in a fine old red brick Victorian house in north Oxford.  Excessively cold in winter, with consequent...
Community Yurts Project

Community Yurts Project

Yurts & Composting WCs An unusual community project. Manifest were commissioned to obtain planning permission for two yurts, to be placed in a remote location in Oxfordshire, to support the work and visitors of a local charity.  Being almost entirely off-grid (the...
Cob Tabernacle

Cob Tabernacle

Cob Tabernacle Designs for self-build, natural churches for new developments in Oxford diocese. How is the Diocese to serve the new housing developments in its area, some of which are as big as small towns?  It is perhaps fair to say that we do not lack church...