High Kitchen / A-Zero Architects

High Kitchen / A-Zero Architects

High Kitchen / A-Zero Architects - Windows, FacadeHigh Kitchen / A-Zero Architects - Glass, HandrailHigh Kitchen / A-Zero Architects - Wood, Stairs, Windows, HandrailHigh Kitchen / A-Zero Architects - Sink, Windows, Glass, CountertopHigh Kitchen / A-Zero Architects - More Images+ 4

  • Architects: A-Zero Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  88
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Adam Scott
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Aluprof, Amazing Spaces, Direct Wood Flooring, JM Design
High Kitchen / A-Zero Architects - Windows, Door, Facade
© Adam Scott

Text description provided by the architects. The brief of the project was to convert the basement of an existing house in Catford to a new kitchen and bicycle workshop with new access to the garden.

High Kitchen / A-Zero Architects - Table, Countertop, Windows, Kitchen, Chair, Beam
© Adam Scott

The architects persuaded the clients to improve diagonal connections in the house by opening up a double height space from basement to the ground floor.

Existing and Proposed Section

This double height space allows both verbal and visual connections through the house and frames a west-facing view to the garden from the ground floor sitting room.

High Kitchen / A-Zero Architects - Glass, Handrail
© Adam Scott

The materials were considered with respect to the relationship of new to old, with the original pine flooring exposed steels painted turquoise, and exposed brick used throughout.

Floor Plans

The stair forms the interface between old and new, with a Victorian string carrying the flooring from above to below, and a rhythm of stainless steel rods top and bottom bolted providing the balustrade.

High Kitchen / A-Zero Architects - Windows, Facade
© Adam Scott

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Cite: "High Kitchen / A-Zero Architects" 23 May 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/869295/high-kitchen-a-zero-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

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