Archive

Shutterhouse

An unrealised house for a film director. The project is located at an end of terrace in a typical Victorian London Street. The vacant plot is extremely narrow and had remained undeveloped. Rises in property value inevitably made the viability of the project possible. With

Marylebone Loft

Ashton Porter interior projects specialise in high quality finishes and detailing. We use carefully selected materials and products from our extensive studio library which has developed over many years experience of testing through a range of successful built projects. Bespoke details are developed in house for each

Maison Modele

Ashton Porter were invited by the "Peripheriques" group in France to submit a design for a 499,900FF low cost prototype. Sponsored by the French Government the project was exhibited under the title of "36 modeles pour une maison" at the "arc en rêve centre d'architecture"

Slide & Slot House

An extension to a locally listed house. The existing house formed part of long C19 terrace created as workers cottages for the Ordnance factory in Enfield Lock, North London. The terrace is located on a thin strip of land sandwiched between the River Lea and

Suburbanstudio

A studio located in a typical Victorian suburban garden. The main studio facade that addresses the garden floats above a glass panel and forms a screen to separate the work space of the studio from the domestic garden. The typical green suburban garden is replaced

Prop House

A rear and side addition with internal remodelling to a typical 1930’s suburban detached house. An eroded corner is propped with a cantilever structure that creates a new floating facade which incorporates a hanging steel structure to frame views of the garden. The house is set

Hush House

A new build 2 bedroom house of 90 sq m in north london. The client faced a typical problem for young people in London and the south east of England and was unable to afford to buy an apartment in the local area. His parents

Cut & Pull House

A refurbishment and extension to a typical suburburban 1930's North London house. A housing type that is characteristic of the interwar housing boom that followed the 30's Piccadilly Line extension deep into the suburbs. The house has adapted and extended over the years to respond to changing

N’ovolo

A refurbishment to a Grade 2* listed house in East Sussex. The house, known locally as 'The Georgian House' was later remodelled by Edwin Lutyens under Norman Shaw. Shaw's work was notable for its neo-Adam decorative plasterwork and Lutyens remodelled for Shaw in the style

Cut & Frame House

The third project in the series of 'cut' types. Each project manipulates an existing building; one is Victorian and the other two are inter-war. They all share a fairly typical need to adapt a pre-existing residential building type to modern family living, but all address