Skinny House, Wimbledon

Contract | £300,000
Client | Private
Status | Complete

This new build, three storey, 120sqm two bedroom home in Wimbledon became an exercise in compact architecture and an investigation into contextualised aesthetics within existing street scenes. Located on a very tight site, adjacent to an existing end of terrace 1960s home, the triple fronted sloping site varies from 3-4.5m wide from front to back respectively and includes large trees with preservation orders.

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Modern Contemporary Architect House Wimbledon London Brick White Render Box Zinc
Modern Contemporary Architect House Wimbledon London Perforated Brick Zinc
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Modern Contemporary Architect House Wimbledon London Perforated Brick Zinc White Render
Modern Contemporary Architect House Wimbledon London Bathroom Fitout
Modern Contemporary Architect House Wimbledon London Staircase Metal Timber Tension

The scheme is a composition of alternating volumes constructed of surfaces made up of larch wood, white render, dark grey zinc cladding and masonry. The house is designed with the main living spaces and roof terrace on the top floor taking in the best of the southern sun and long distance views towards London, whilst prohibiting views to the neighbouring properties using a luminosity translucent directional film.

Modern Contemporary Architect House Wimbledon London Kitchen  White Garden
Modern Contemporary Architect House Wimbledon London Contextual Brick Louvred Windows
Modern Contemporary Architect House Wimbledon London Composition Zinc Cladding
 
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Modern Contemporary Architect House Wimbledon London Floor Plan
Modern Contemporary Architect House Wimbledon London Interior Fitout Recessed Lighting
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