Cadogan Terrace

Kyson, London, 2011

 

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Three houses at the end of a Victorian terrace, adjacent to the London Olympic Park, between the A12 motorway and Victoria Park

The form, scale and articulation of the facade follow the rhythm of the Victorian terrace, while the colour, texture and detail define the houses from the original buildings. The houses are predominantly clad in Douglas Fir strips that have been mechanically wire brushed and vacuum stained.

Sustainable materials, high levels of thermal and acoustic insulation and a wet under-floor heating system that utilises an Air Source Heat pump ensure the houses have low carbon emissions.

The principal rooms are positioned to view the park through large structural glass windows, while the rear windows are smaller, quadruple glazed and positioned to avoid views of the motorway.

A continuous flight of stairs with a walk-on glass roof responds the narrow plot width, while a central atrium provides a visual connection and natural light throughout the building.

Data

  • Begun: Sep 2009
  • Completed: Jan 2011
  • Floor area: 440m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £800,000
  • Funding: Private Investment (Evolve Estates)
  • Procurement: Self-Build
  • Address: Cadogan Terrace, Hackney, London, E9 5EG, United Kingdom

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