Sectors

Sectors

Cover Storey is a friendly, busy design and relationships led architectural practice, based in Havant, Hampshire. Our studio environment is one of openness, mutual support and nurture.

Our ethos centres on collaborative design and client involvement, with design solutions and innovation at our studio’s core. Our aim is simple – enjoy the journey. We seek to engage and excite our clients, collaborators and stakeholders, ensuring that our architecture enhances the environment and the lives of all who interact with our schemes.

We specialise in architecture, interior design and the delivery of bespoke and personalised project solutions. Our current portfolio includes projects within such diverse sectors as bespoke homes, education, masterplanning and commercial development.

  All projects

All projects

At Cover Storey, all our projects are unique and present their own individual challenges. However, all projects hold one common theme - the importance of understanding their every detail in order to arrive at a considered and elegant solution. Throughout our diverse range of projects, our interventions seek to enhance their context and environment both...

  One-off homes

One-off homes

Since we first established Cover Storey Architects, bespoke private homes and self-buiild projects have been a key part of our collective lives and growth. These projects are unique opportunities to translate often very personally held client aspirations into inspirational and transformational spaces. Each scheme offers its own set of rules, desired outcomes, context, budget...

  Development and masterplanning

Development and masterplanning

Our masterplanning schemes range from college campus development and capital generation, through to complex mixed use sites to marina developments projects. Masterplanning involves the careful study of design and intervention impact which extends significantly beyond the physical boundaries of the individual site. These exercises are concerned with urban fabric, regeneration and most importantly the surrounding...

  Historic and Conservation

Historic and Conservation

Working with historic buildings and sensitive environs can be an intensely enriching and rewarding process for both clients and designers alike. Whether restoring lost beauty, transforming a disused barn or creating something breathtakingly clean and contemporary within the setting of something very old, we take our challenges very seriously. Each conservation or historic intervention presents...

  Residential

Residential

At Cover Storey, we are fortunate to have talented architects with significant experience in urban and suburban residential design. That collective experience encompasses numerous scheme for developers and affordable housing providers as well as retirement living and student halls schemes. These schemes often share the complexities of wider masterplanning schemes, frequently including many mixed...

  Health and Healthcare

Health and Healthcare

Our healthcare experience and expertise range from modest departmental interventions as new technologies are introduced to existing hospitals through to nursing homes and new forms of concierge-managed retirement complexes for the active down-sizer. Some of our smaller hospital projects can involve days rather than weeks, requiring a practical approach to the complexities of delivering a...

  Education

Education

Our core team at Cover Storey brings together a formidable breadth and depth of education sector experience, having collectively and individually designed and delivered numerous school, college and university schemes over the last twenty years. Those schemes have been from the modest classroom extension through learning resource centres and sports facilities to whole new...

  Student Housing

Student Housing

Whenever a discussion about student residences begins, the topic of 'modular' jumps up and down, shrieking for attention. We have extensive experience in designing and delivering student residential schemes of all shapes and sizes. Some modular, some with pods, others off-site panel construction, some combining all three and still others being traditionally constructed. There...