Clock House

Archmongers, London, 2015


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Front Facade 

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  • Front Facade    
  • Hall    
  • Hall Floor Finishes    
  • Hall & Kitchen    
  • Extension Sedum Roof    
  • Extension Internal    
  • Extension External    
  • Extension Internal    
  • Extension Facade    
  • Clock tile    
  • 2nd Floor Hall & Bathroom    
  • Stair to Roof Terrace    
  • Stair to Roof Terrace    
  • Kitchen & Living    
  • Steel Stair    
  • Ground Floor Bathroom    
  • Steel Stair    
  • Ground Floor Plan    
  • Front & Rear Elevation    
  • Extension Roof Structure & Garden    
  • Clock House Exploded    
  • Roof Terrace Stair    

A revitalised 1960s mid-terrace building with a brick and timber extension and remodelled interior,

The full-width rear extension includes a glass elevation with a window seat that opens into a garden, the douglas fir structure is exposed on the underside of the ceiling, while the elevation is clad in black stained timber supporting pre-cast concrete gutters that project over the parapets. The extension’s sedum roof provides a natural blanket of insulation.

The project makes innovative use of wide palette of materials, including glass bricks, concrete, plywood, and glazed exterior tiles.

The roof terrace stair was designed as a cost-effective kit of interlocking parts. It is made of over 100 pieces of CNC-cut birch ply, birch dowel, and steel rods which fit as an intricate puzzle and give changing views as you approach from below or above.

Glazed façade tiles showcase hardwearing and timeless materials.


  • Begun: Mar 2014
  • Completed: Feb 2015
  • Floor area: 100m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £120,000
  • Funding: Private
  • Procurement: Traditional
  • Address: 48c Berriman Road, London, N7 7PS, United Kingdom

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