A first home - was a collaboration between my wife and I as newly weds to transform a 32sqm ex-local authority apartment into their 'first home'.
The brief was simple to see the level of impact that we could have on such a small flat with a maximum budget of £5,500 and to carry out all works ourselves other than electric and gas works. The project took a lot of configuration to make the most impact without structural works and the new configuration delivers a 2 bed, ground floor apartment with garden and ...........
Name: A First Home
Location: Homerton, E9
In Collaboration with: Conrad Shawcross Studio
Design team: Richard John Andrews Ltd, Conrad Shawcross Studio & IHC Studio
Structural engineers: Structure Workshop Ltd
Contractors: Modernarc Ltd
Glazing: Clapton Glass & Joinery, The Roof light Company and Lonsdale Patient Glazing & Rooflights
Bespoke Metal work & Joinery: Conrad Shawcross Studio, Cutting Technologies Ltd and Robert Griffin Joinery
Scope: Ground Floor Apartment Reconfigure and Refurbishment
Scale: 32 sqm
Status: Completed 2015