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North London Hospice / Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

  • 01:00 - 11 August, 2014
North London Hospice / Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
North London Hospice / Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, © Timothy Soar
© Timothy Soar

© Timothy Soar © Timothy Soar © Timothy Soar © Timothy Soar + 17

  • Main Contractor

    Pavehall PLC
  • Structural Engineers

    Elliott Wood Associates
  • Services Engineers

    Atelier Ten
  • Landscape Architects

    BBUK
  • Quantity Surveyor

    Equals Consulting
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© Timothy Soar
© Timothy Soar

Text description provided by the architects. Designed to be ‘a big version of someone’s house’ to instil a domestic sense of well-being, North London Hospice offers specialist palliative care to patients with life-limiting illnesses. Set on a prominent corner in a quiet residential area of north London, the massing of this brick building is broken down into two north facing gables with circulation interleaved between.

© Timothy Soar
© Timothy Soar

A single-storey multi-pitched extension at the rear completes the L-shaped plan and frames a south-facing private courtyard for the enjoyment of patients. Conceived from both the inside-out and the outside-in, the expansive windows set around a simple palette of brick and timber, ensure a series of light and airy spaces that are well-connected – both physically and visually – with their external environment.

© Timothy Soar
© Timothy Soar

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Cite: "North London Hospice / Allford Hall Monaghan Morris" 11 Aug 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/532894/north-london-hospice-allford-hall-monaghan-morris/> ISSN 0719-8884
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