Black timber and knapped flint – both traditional local building materials – clad this East Anglian home, which offers surprisingly light and open internal spaces with a strong connection to the outdoors

view of contemporary boxy shaped home with wooden paneling and stone finish also featuring a balcony

Winner: Residential Design Award

Name: Rachel and Matthew Castle

Type: Contemporary new build

Location: Suffolk

Size: 450m2

Architect: Cassion Castle Architects

front door of modern home showcasing open plan inside and stone finish
contemporary boxy home with wooden panel and stone finish as well as sliding glass doors
double sliding doors in modern home overlooking garden space of open plan living room
white modern hallways and landing with wooden flooring, hanging white lamp shades and front door open with white dog looking out
sliding glass doors looking into dark interior of a contemporary open plan living space

Photographs — courtesy Goodfellow Communications

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