Baca Studio

Baca Architects, London, 2013


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Baca Studio 

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Fit out of a shell unit in a new build slim infill development building to create an Architect's Studio

Baca Architect’s transformed a ground floor shell unit into a playful studio come showroom.

This functional yet beautiful workspace demonstrates how design creativity, materials, light and colour can be used to good effect. It also shows various design ideas that clients might like for their own projects. The Practice’s association with water is reflected in the joinery; the design creates a sense of movement whilst displaying different FSC timber finishes, and neatly housing the multitude of project files and documents, kitchen area and plant.

Two different washrooms, one simple reflective, the other forest-like and organic (using magnetic vinyl prints), provide contrasting design solutions for clients to experience first hand for themselves. An archive store is created above the toilets and server cupboard, making full use of the height.

Magnetic panels in both spaces are used for display in workshops and team meetings. The whole is both stylish and practical - a pleasure for staff and visitors alike.


  • Begun: Jun 2013
  • Completed: Aug 2013
  • Floor area: 90m2
  • Sector: Office
  • Total cost: £95,000
  • Tender date: Feb 2013
  • Procurement: JCT Intermediate Contract
  • Address: Unit 1, 199 Long Lane, London, SE1 4PN, United Kingdom

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