Hoxton House – East London Property

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Hoxton House

New Residence in East London: Buttesland Street – design by David Mikhail Architects

19 May 2011

Hoxton House London

RIBA Award winner, 19 May 2011

Design: David Mikhail Architects

Location: Buttesland St

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photographs © Tim Crocker

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Britain has an enormous stock of traditional terraced houses, which increasingly struggle to meet the needs of contemporary living – clearly a significant challenge. This typical four-storey London terraced house is a case in point, characterised by multiple levels and cramped dark rooms set around a winding staircase. The clue to realising the full potential of this house came in the small rear yard.

The lower-ground and ground floors have been unified by the addition of a double-height extension, just one-metre deep. This has allowed the ground floor to be pulled away from the existing rear wall, uniting the living spaces on both floors with a modest double-height volume.

This project achieves a delightful sense of space and light that is hard to believe possible in a house of this type.

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photographs © Tim Crocker

Hoxton House – Building Information

Location: Buttesland Street, London N1
Architect: David Mikhail Architects
Client: Private
Contractor: Eurobuild
Structural Engineer: BTA Structural Design
Contract Value: £200,000
Date of completion: Jul 2010
Gross internal area: 124 sqm

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