We are interested in ways of living

We understand the social context of locations and buildings

We build feeling into architecture and space

We bring life to interiors with texture and tactility

We create homes with soul

 

The Herringbone House

On the site of a former car workshop, we imagined the Herringbone House from scratch as a sanctuary from city life. A pair of brick Victorian terraces on either side informed our use of ornamental brickwork from which the house derives its name. Generous punched in picture windows with plaited borders add a crisp, contemporary feeling. The internal layout, inspired by traditional Chinese courtyard houses, translates into a series of serene garden rooms.

Highlights

New Build House, Brickwork and Limed Oak. Three Beds, Three Baths, Kitchen, Dining, Living and Two Courtyard Gardens

Location

Islington, London

Completion

2014

Area

1750 ft2 / 173 m2

Availability

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The gabled roof and brick walls echo the spirit of the neighbouring church and terraces, integrating a balance of old and new vocabularies.

Walls and floors are lined in soaped, limed oak and tumbled Calacatta marble, a soft material frame that brings warmth and atmosphere.

The floating, cantilevered staircase leads to the bedrooms upstairs – calming, ethereal spaces, flooded with light and air. A soothing palette of hues and textures, with limed oak cabinetry and off-white, tumbled marble bathrooms, set the tone.

 
 

Contemporary Vernacular Detailing in a Spitalfields Huguenot Townhouse—The Weavers House