Church Street

London. 2009

  • Project Details
  • Completion: 2009
  • Cost: £7 Million
  • Clients: One Housing Group

Church Street resolves a fractured grain by exploring ideas of a site within a site and a building within a building. Two villas – each composed of a group of interlocking volumes wrapped in a robust brick envelope – face each other across a communal courtyard on this deep but narrow plot. The pattern of openings punctuates the blocks and imposes a golden-section-derived sense of order over the complex geometries of overlapping forms. Developed for One Housing Group, this new build project accommodates 55 tenure-blind homes for families, couples and single people on the site of a disused shirt factory in London’s east.

Awards

Brick Awards: Best Public Housing Development 2009 CABE Building for Life Silver Standard Award 2009 Housing Design Award 2007

RIBA Awards Shortlist

31/03/2011

RIBA Awards Shortlist

Six of our projects have been shortlisted for the RIBA Awards: Saatchi Gallery, Tooley Street, KX200, Barking Central, Church Street and Angel Building


The RIBA Awards have been running since 1966 and plaques can be seen on winning buildings across the country, setting the standard for great architecture. Projects chosen for the shortlist are visited by the RIBA judges who assess the building on its design excellence, regardless of size and style.


Visit the RIBA website for more information.




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