Redesigned by Atelier Chanchan, the Herringbone House is located on a quaint road on the borders of Islington and Hackney in London, United Kingdom.
Description by Atelier Chanchan The Herringbone House is on a quaint road on the borders of Islington and Hackney, sitting amongst a cute row of Victorian Terraces, a railway tavern and the small native stone and Gothic church (St Jude and St Pauls). Just away from the hubbub of Kingsland Road, it’s neatly packed onto a clumsy wedge-formed website which used to play host to a storage / out-constructing / storage shed. The home includes of two volumes: a gable-ended quantity which is thrust to the very entrance of the location dealing with the road, and a set again rectangular quantity, which each co-be a part of into one area as the location narrows in the direction of the rear. (see picture P) The mild shade of herringbone brickwork, articulates the homes’ two volumes and frames the image home windows setting the home aside from the opposite buildings on the road. At each ends of the home two walled courtyard areas deliver pure mild and air in to the area. Inside, the massive glazed openings flood the constructing with pure mild; enhanced by the sunshine materials palette of limed wooden, white matt marble and pearl colored brick and the open format allows views and lightweight to flood by way of the size of home. The rooms then peel again, via pivoting flooring-to-ceiling home windows, onto personal, walled courtyard backyard ‘rooms’ reflecting the inspiration Zoe has additionally drawn from inward-wanting Chinese courtyard home typologies or ‘Siheyuan’.
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