Pop-Up Ute, Chalk Farm Property

Pop-Up Ute Chalk Farm, House Extension, North London Property, Camden Home Photos

Pop-Up Ute, Chalk Farm Property

NLA ‘Don’t Move, Improve!’ Competition Award, UK – design by Friend and Company Architects

26 Jan 2018

Pop-Up Ute Chalk Farm House Extension

Most Innovative Prize – New London Architecture News

Design: Friend and Company Architects

Location: Chalk Farm, Camden, North London, England, UK

Chalk Farm House Extension – Awards in ‘Don’t Move, Improve!’ 2018

Pop-Up Ute, Chalk Farm residence North London
photo © Friend and Company Architects

Photos: Agnese Sanvito

Pop-Up Ute, Chalk Farm property extension

The Most Innovative award went to the Pop-Up Ute project in Camden by Friend and Company Architects.

Pop-Up Ute, Chalk Farm property extension

Pop-Up Ute, Chalk Farm property extension

This is an up-cycled addition to a brownfield industrial heritage site decorated with a vibrant and retro interior.

Pop-Up Ute, Chalk Farm property extension

Pop-Up Ute, Chalk Farm property extension

Made from a kit of lightweight parts, the design balances the overall weight of the host building, requiring a concept of subtracting the heavier historic construction elements to free up and extend with ultra-lightweight additions.

Pop-Up Ute, Chalk Farm house extension North London

Pop-Up Ute, Chalk Farm house extension North London

According to the architects, Friend and Company Architects “aims to create beautiful, simple buildings through a dialogue with clients, end-users and collaborators….Founding Director, Adrian Friend, is an RIBA Educator and has taught and lectured throughout the UK. Credited with establishing a projects office for University of Nottingham and leading the inaugural Jouberton Nursery ‘live-project’, designed and built by students in South Africa, Adrian has also helped implement a new architecture undergraduate programme for Norwich University of the Arts, returning the study of architecture to the city after a 50 year absence.”

Pop-Up Ute, Chalk Farm house extension North London

The winning projects will now be featured in a dedicated magazine and a three-month exhibition of London’s 120 best home extension projects.

Pop-Up Ute, Chalk Farm home extension in North London

The free exhibition will be shown at NLA’s Galleries at The Building Centre, from 26 January to 20 April 2018.

Photographer: Agnese Sanvito

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