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Residential, London

NEO Bankside

This residential scheme lies in the heart of the Bankside area of London, located close to the River Thames and directly opposite the west entrance to Tate Modern and its new extension. NEO Bankside comprises 217 residential units in four buildings ranging from 12 to 24 storeys. These four hexagonal pavilions have been arranged to provide residents with generous accommodation, stunning views and maximum daylight. The steel and glass pavilions take their cues from the immediate context.

Residential, London

Rogers House

The house, commissioned by Richard Rogers’ parents, sits within a long and narrow wooded urban plot, opposite Wimbledon Common in South West London and adjoining a major road. It is designed to provide maximum privacy and seclusion, and consists of two separate elements facing on to an internal garden courtyard. The small unit houses the separate flat and pottery studio and acts as a sound barrier between the house and the road. Rogers describes the house as ‘a transparent tube with solid boundary walls’.

Office, London

The Leadenhall Building

This 51-storey tower opposite Lloyd’s of London rises to a height of 225 metres (738 feet), its slender form creating its own distinctive profile within an emerging cluster of tall buildings in this part of the City of London. The building’s tapering profile is prompted by a requirement to respect views of St Paul’s Cathedral, in particular from Fleet Street. The tower’s design ensures that from this key vantage point the cathedral’s dome is still framed by a clear expanse of sky.

Houses, London

Gallery House

On a very small budget (£100,000) Studio Octopi converted the roof space of a private house in Battersea for the Associate Dean at the RCA School of Communication. We inserted a new stair made from solid black steel sections and perforated 4mm plate. This allowed the light from the new rooflight to still flood the stairwell. Hanging over the stairwell is a clear glass balcony referencing the Phase I works at first floor level.

Houses, London

London E8

We were approached by our clients, a young family of 3 to redesign their home. The property had received previously been granted planning permission, however, the internal layout did not suit the clients’ needs.

Houses, London

Kew House

Set within the Kew Green Conservation Area of south-west London, this four bedroom family house is formed of two pre-fabricated weathering steel volumes inserted behind a retained nineteenth century stable wall.

Residential, London

Fitzroy Park House

Stanton Williams were commissioned to create a new family home in North London within the Highgate Conservation area, replacing a late 1950s house.

Houses, London

Synopsis

From the architect. 64 Westbourne Drive, is located at the juncture of Perry Vale, Westbourne Drive & Church Rise in the suburb of Forest Hill, South London.

Houses, London

Gap House

From the architect. The house, which is sited on a plot only 2.3m wide within a conservation area in West London, proves that sustainable architecture is achievable without compromise on the tightest of urban sites. The house incorporates a number of green strategies including passive solar gain, high levels of insulation, a ground coupled heat pump and rainwater harvesting to minimize its carbon footprint. It achieves all of this without compromising design.

Office, London

Central St. Giles Court

From the architect. The proposed concept for the site was to transform a single-use office building into a genuinely mixed use development incorporating office, retail, restaurant and residential use; seeking to create a new destination integrated within the local area.

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