Mews House

Mews House

Architect
DF_DC
Location
London, UK | View Map
Project Year
2020
Category
Private Houses
Simone Bossi
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Floor TilesVitrA Bathrooms
Zinc claddingDASA Roofing
Interior lightingHabitat
Aluminium framesSmart systems architectural aluminium
Polished ConcreteThe Concrete Flooring Contractors

Product Spec Sheet
Floor Tiles
Zinc cladding
Interior lighting
by Habitat
Polished Concrete

Mews House

DF_DC as Architects

The project is a series of interventions on a 1980s mews house in west London.

photo_credit Simone Bossi
Simone Bossi

Sitting on the northern side of a cobbled mews, the house had to be extended at ground and loft levels to accommodate for the young family who had bought it after being vacant for some years, without detracting from the visual continuity of the street.

photo_credit Simone Bossi
Simone Bossi

The project focused on extending and reconfiguring different parts of the house, trying to develop a common language for the otherwise unrelated elements.

photo_credit Simone Bossi
Simone Bossi

Hardwood frames are introduced for the structural and spatial intervention, taking several guises in the process – roofs, screens, porches.

photo_credit Simone Bossi
Simone Bossi

The main living areas gain a scale and unadorned dignity previously missing in the original typology, with the expression of “raw” materials and simple form.

photo_credit Simone Bossi
Simone Bossi

Kitchen and lounge levels are separated by a timber screen acting as a weak compartment, allowing them to be partially connected.

photo_credit Simone Bossi
Simone Bossi

The remaining external space is paved, as a small, open extension to the living areas. 

photo_credit Simone Bossi
Simone Bossi

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