Awards & Press


Georgian Group Awards:

Commended in the ‘New Building in the Classical Tradition’ category – a large Regency style extension to a North Oxfordshire House.


Winner of RIBA invited competition for new Arts & Crafts style 2,500 sq.m. country house in Cheshire parkland.


Shortlisted (from 98 competitors) in RIBA open competition for a new Georgian style 1200 sq.m. country house in Gloucestershire parkland.


WODC Design Awards:
Commendation – private house, West Oxfordshire.


Oxford Preservation Trust:
Award – conversion of G E Street’s St Philip and St James’ Church, (Listed Grade 1) Woodstock Road, Oxford to Study Centre.


West Oxfordshire Design Awards:
Award – Extension to The Great House, Burford (Listed grade II*)
Commendation – Pool, pavilions and garden, Idbury Manor. (Listed Grade II)

Worshipful Company of Carpenters:
Award – fitted and free standing furniture, private house near Oxford



“Pevsner – revised Oxfordshire volume”, Penguin
Six entries for various houses by RF around the county.


“The Arts and Crafts Country House” – Clive Aslett (pub. Aurum Press)
Largely from the archives of Country Life, a final chapter “Arts and Crafts Today” brings the style up to date, Robert Franklin featuring on pp.183-186.

23rd September 2009
“Country Life”, pp. 88-94

Autumn 2007

“Bridge for Design” (Anglo American), essay by RF on design integration between house and garden

Feb. 8th. 2007
“Country Life”, p88

October 2003

“25 Beautiful Homes”, pp. 59-63


“Lighting by Design” – Sally Storey (pub. Pavilion Books)
pp 80, 90, 104-105, 153, 155-157, 166, 168, 170

April 18th. 2002
“Country Life”, pp. 96-99

8th. July 2000
“Telegraph Magazine”, pp. 60-64

Oct./Nov. 1998
“Architectural Digest” (Germany), cover and pp. 78-85


“Floors” – Alan Berman (pub. Frances Lincoln), p 28


“The House & Garden Book of Country Chic” – Leonie Highton (pub.CondeNast)
pp. 8, 14/15, 186/187

March 1997
“Elle Decoration” (Hong Kong), Issue 38, pp. 106-115

December 1996
“House & Garden” (UK), pp.78-83

Plus numerous other minor UK and international magazine, and local/national newspaper references.