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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

Formation

An office for a small graphic design studio in Clerkenwell, London. The existing shell was part of a series of Victorian buildings that made up a meat smokehouse. Previously dislocated over several floors the studio was consolidated by the insertion of a double height volume and

Mongrel Offices

A head office for a new media company in Clerkenwell, London. A refurbishment of a 6000ft sq single floor of a large industrial building, to create an office for 60 people. The client, innovators in the field of publishing, communications and marketing required a flexible space to

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

Islamic Heritage Foundation

An exhibition display, library and office for a private charitable foundation in Kensington, London. The Foundation aims to document and preserve Islamic written heritage. It pursues this aim principally though its work in surveying, imaging, cataloguing, editing and publishing Islamic manuscripts. Islamic manuscripts extant in the world

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