The existing dwelling in rural North Devon, occupies the site has very little connection to the countryside context which wraps around it. Its small apertures and uninspiring appearance have lead to exploring its replacement. The extent of alterations required render utilising the existing shell unviable, and so demolition and replacement we decided to be the most efficient option. The brief was simple; to create a linear home which connects harmoniously with nature. The linear form creates a dual aspect from all rooms which takes advantage of both the morning and evening sunlight.