Elgin Crescent 3floor-in2 Apartment

Andrew Pilkington Architects & Designers, London, 2013


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View through atrium to living from 

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  • View through atrium to living from    
  • view south through entrance hall    
  • iew from study platform looking north over bridge onto gallery    
  • View up through atrium    
  • looking east to living room fireplace    
  • view south to communal garden    
  • stair descent.jpg    
  • belly of architect prone    
  • Bedroom    
  • architect at desk    
  • view through study    
  • water closet    
  • Structural steel detail    
  • 12 volt cable pair fixing to mathematical ceiling    
  • steel detail.jpg    
  • Handrails bridge and radiator    
  • Exterior at end of day    
  • First floor plan    
  • Plan    
  • Second floor plan    
  • East facing section    
  • West facing section    
  • North facing section    
  • Section    
  • All layers turn on    
  • Nautilus shower under construction    
  • Nautilus shower under construction    
  • Nautilus shower under construction    
  • Steel work    
  • Detail construction drawing for south mezzanine railing    
  • Detail construction drawing for boiler and cylinder cupboard    
  • Detail construction drawing for south mezzanine railing in situation    
  • Detail construction drawing for bridge steel radiator mounting and plumbing    

Live work gallery residence

Create sunlit space. Find ways of enjoying movement of space across and vertically. Synthesise work and residential life in contemporary modern space. Incorporate storage as walls or sculptural volume. Express clearly the way in which materials are connected.

So the main intervention here is the introduction of newly opened and highly structured space in the middle of this two storey apartment, bringing south light unusually into north interiors, and inserting just in the middle space three floors against the outer two.


  • Begun: Jan 2010
  • Completed: Jan 2013
  • Floor area: 120m2
  • Sectors: Arts and culture, House
  • Total cost: £240,000
  • Tender date: Oct 2008
  • Procurement: JCT Minor Works Building Contract
  • CO2 Emissions: 15kg/m2/year
  • Address: 17 Elgin Crescent, Portobello area of Bayswater, London, W11 2JD, United Kingdom