Focus House

Focus House

Focus House is something of an anomaly in its setting of a traditional Victorian London terrace, its zinc envelope contrasting markedly with the beige Victorian brick work of its environs.

Focus House is something of an anomaly in its setting of a traditional Victorian London terrace, its zinc envelope contrasting markedly with the beige Victorian brick work of its environs.

The client had acquired a Victorian terrace house and an adjacent wedge shaped plot of land; he commissioned bere architects to design a low-cost, low energy, low-maintenance dwelling on the wedge shaped plot to house his family, fi nanced by the sale of the adjoining property.

The new house was designed to be a radical departure from the infl exible and high maintenance Victorian dwelling that the family had previously occupied.

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