National Park Authorities correctly require the design of new development to fully consider the existing valued context.
The proposed development scale, architectural siting, form and finishes should fully respect and enhance the immediate landscape setting. Settlement edge locations below panoramic public viewpoints face greater scrutiny because of their prominence.
Full consideration of the dark skies planning policy and other special constraints were key to the replacement dwelling design at Poynings within the SDNP. DA provided the critical landscape assessment report supporting Koru Architects and Prospective Planning.
DA is working on many sensitive planning sites across southern UK where a special case must be made for successful outcomes.