Branksome Hilders, Olivetti
The radical inversion allowed a new entrance to be made by inserting a playful glazed staircase atrium, with all the new services outside the existing envelope, into the former service yard. Later Stirling’s training wing opened off the new entrance. The whole complex was listed Grade II* in 1977.
Ted built temporary loos in an A-frame which was to be relocated as a cricket pavilion and a grass-roofed sauna in the woods and prepared an unrealised masterplan for rooms cut into the hillside below the original house.