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...
Forest Education Centre

Forest Education Centre

Centre for a Woodland Charity A new educational centre in woodlands. We have been working with a local woodland charity in developing conceptual designs for a new Woodland Education Centre in Oxfordshire.  The images here show a variety of designs presented, dealing...
Westmill Centre

Westmill Centre

Centre for a Sustainable Energy Charity A new straw-bale build educational centre near Swindon. Manifest were commissioned to design a new centre for the Westmill Sustainable Energy Trust: the brief was to provide a sheltered and warm but simple building, constructed...
Village Hall in Wiltshire

Village Hall in Wiltshire

A New Village Hall An innovative design for a Wiltshire village. Manifest were invited to draw up designs for a new village hall for a Wiltshire village near Chippenham.  The chosen site shows clear evidence of medieval farming methods, and this became a key...