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Blackheath / Architectural Farm

  • 13:00 - 7 October, 2017
Blackheath / Architectural Farm
Blackheath / Architectural Farm, © Ste Murray
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Text description provided by the architects. An internal reorganisation and two-storey extension to the rear of this semi-detached house responds to a brief to create a flexible light-filled family home. An adaptable interconnecting sequence of spaces are defined by a series of timber interventions wrapping around a central void.

Concept
Concept

These timber elements define the thresholds from neighbourhood to home, new to old, and house to garden. A timber entrance pod, a newly rotated stair and a den area connect to a generous family room with folding and sliding screens.

© Ste Murray
© Ste Murray
Section A-A'
Section A-A'

The void draws light into the heart of the house and promotes visual connections from the living space to an enlarged landing at first floor. The scale of the new-build is broken into horizontal and vertical elements, forming deep reveals which provide solar shading and a sense of enclosure. These openings are orientated towards views of mature trees and a church spire to the west.

© Ste Murray
© Ste Murray

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Cite: "Blackheath / Architectural Farm" 07 Oct 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/880948/blackheath-architectural-farm/> ISSN 0719-8884

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