The Green Studio / Fraher Architects

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Ground Floor Plan

Sited opposite the Butterfly House, The Studio is a garden based creative home work space for our Architectural Practice. Situated in South East of London the building was driven by the directors need to balance a young family with an increasing workload.

The Green Studio  / Fraher Architects - Stairs, Windows, Handrail
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The studio’s shape and orientation has resulted from a detailed sunlight analysis minimizing its impact on the surrounding buildings and ensuring high levels of day lighting to the garden and work spaces.

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The split levels and grounded form helps to conceal its mass and facilitates the flowing ground- scape transition between the garden and studio. Clad in a stainless steel mesh the terraced planter beds and wild flower green roofs will combine to green the facade replacing the lost habitat.

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Context Section

Carefully orientated high performance glazing combined with super insulation and a robust natural ventilation strategy means the building requires no heating or cooling. Hot water for the kitchen and shower are provided by a large solar array and thermal store.

The project was completed in October 2013 and delivered to a tight budget and deadline. All the joinery was designed, fabricated and installed by the practice’s sister company Fraher + Co.

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Address:London, UK

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Cite: "The Green Studio / Fraher Architects" 17 Jan 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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