Family Retreat

MAP Architecture, London, 2017


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Creation of new multipurpose recreation space for the family

Set within a conservation area in Camden, the project provides an escape for the family, who all use the space in different ways; as a living area, workshop, gym, office or just a place to hang out with friends.

MAP architecture have worked with the clients to meet their aspirations for a flexible space, with lots of storage, that has a rustic Scandinavian feel. Green Douglas fir beams, a sedum roof and rough-sawn larch cladding, compliment whitewashed plywood storage cupboards and contemporary detailing. The bi-folding doors fold into a recess opening the space to the terrace and blurring the edge to the garden beyond.


  • Begun: Jun 2017
  • Completed: Sep 2017
  • Floor area: 33m2
  • Sector: Residential
  • Total cost: £60,000
  • Funding: Privately funded
  • Tender date: Jan 2017
  • Procurement: Traditional procurement with JCT Minor works contrcat
  • Address: Savernake Road, London, NW3 , United Kingdom

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