Hampstead Lane

Duggan Morris Architects, London, 2010

 

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The Bulthaup kitchen elements read as distinct objects in the living area 

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  • The Bulthaup kitchen elements read as distinct objects in the living area    
  • South facade     
  • South facade    
  • Hampstead front    
  • Relation with street    
  • Refurbished blockwork designed to match the original 1967 state    
  • Entrance in context    
  • Refurbished glazed prism    
  • Plug planted sedum roof    
  • View from master bedroom    
  • Master bedroom    
  • Void fills living space with light    
  • View of first-floor bedroom and en suite from living room    
  • Landscaping to the south attunes with the structural gridlines    
  • Kitchen    
  • New double glazed windows in prism    
  • Location Plan    
  • Site Plan    
  • Ground Plan    
  • First Floor Plan and garden    
  • First Floor Plan    
  • Roof plan    
  • Long Section    
  • Prism Section    
  • Side elevations    
  • Street Elevation (Detail)    
  • Street Elevation    
  • Garden elevation    
  • South elevation in 1967 with exposed ply vents and fascias    
  • 1960s interior with exposed blockwork and timber-clad ceilings    
  • Detail Sections    

Part-restoration, part-adaptation of a 1960s two-storey Brutalist house

Originally designed by husband and wife architects Douglas and Margaret Stirling Craig in 1967, it was saved by Graham Stirk (RSH&P) and Susie Le Good (AHMM), who in turn invited Joe Morris and Mary Duggan to curate a programme of works based on retention, renovation and intervention.

Although the layout was generally retained, the bold move of removing the supporting cross walls and replacing with a steel beam and column support leaves a flexible living arrangement that fully utilises the south facing glazed facade.

Data

  • Begun: Aug 2009
  • Completed: Feb 2010
  • Floor area: 200m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £500,000
  • Procurement: JCT Intermediate Form
  • Address: Hampstead Lane, Highgate, Camden, London, N6 4RS, United Kingdom

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