Historic Cartshed Conversion

Historic Cartshed Conversion

Conversion of a historic cartshed to a new dwelling in west Oxfordshire The original building was a rather lovely, but fairly dilapidated, open-fronted cartshed, dating probably to the 18th century.  While many of its original roof timbers remained, many had been...
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...
Grey Chalk Project

Grey Chalk Project

Grey Chalk Project Resurrection of a historic type of lime. Manifest Design Workshop are delighted to work with the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings at their Old House Project in Boxley, Kent.  Working closely with the Society, we have helped to source...
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...
Cambridgeshire Treehouse

Cambridgeshire Treehouse

Treehouse in a plum tree, Cambridgeshire New treehouse with innovative roof structure. This treehouse was designed and made by Manifest, using a low and twisting plum tree in a Cambridgeshire garden. The supporting mechanisms were carefully designed and specified to...