15 & 16 Warner House

Inside Out Architecture, London, 2015

 

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No.15 Living Room 

Jim Stephenson     Download Original

  • No.15 Living Room    
  • No.15 Kitchen    
  • No.15 Kitchen 2    
  • No.15 Living 2    
  • No.15 Detail    
  • No.16 Living Room    
  • No.16 Jewellery Box 1    
  • No.16 Jewellery Box 2    
  • No.16 Jewellery Box 3    
  • No.16 Kitchen    
  • No.16 Bathroom    
  • No.16 Corridor    
  • No.16 Ceiling    
  • Existing General Arrangement    
  • Proposed General Arrangement    
  • Kitchen Units (No.15)    
  • Bench Seat (No.15)    
  • "Jewellery" Box (No.16)    
  • Secret Bed (No.16)    

The adaptation and refurbishment of two adjacent apartments in a former industrial building

The owners of a third floor apartment in this converted industrial building were in need of more space for their growing family, but loved the area and didn’t want to move out of the city. Their novel solution was to buy part of their next-door-neighbour’s apartment, taking the opportunity to refurbish both, resulting in adjoining projects within the same industrial shell but with very different outcomes
In the family home at No.15, the choice of materials aimed to create a light and playful atmosphere, incorporating the clients’ love of design classics. With space being tight, most partitions were transformed into useful pieces of joinery.

At No.16, the client was a single male professional. The choice of materials aimed to create a calm and sophisticated series of spaces. At the heart of the project is a simple-looking timber box, secretly containing the main bathroom, storage, study, kitchen units and space dividing panels. This box divided a triangular plan, forming an entrance lobby, kitchen, gallery space and main living area.

Data

  • Begun: Jun 2014
  • Completed: Mar 2015
  • Floor area: 126m2
  • Sector: Residential
  • Total cost: £180,000
  • Tender date: Mar 2014
  • Procurement: JCT Minor Works with Contractor’s Design
  • Address: 15 & 16 Warner House, 43-49 Warner St, London, EC1R 5ER, United Kingdom

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