Mon 8.1.

Reflections on light by MARSET

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.01.2018 - Tagged as:

Reflections on light by MARSET

 

Behind any object, especially those concerned with light, there is a clear intention to attempt to improve the quality of life of the user and take care of the space in which the light is found. Light allows us to see our surroundings, looking after light is essential, and it is precisely this, that is at the heart of this project. (more…)

Kew House by McLaren Excell

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Kew House by McLaren Excell

Photographer: Simone Bossi

 

Kew House involved the complete re-structuring of a Victorian London house and former stable yard in Richmond, turning a house of many small rooms into a series of orchestrated spaces that allow the house to breathe and flow. The project principally involved the building of a rear extension, comprising of two chamfered forms nestling together. Externally, the extension sits in sharp contrast to the background of the painted-out rear façade of the original house – standing proud and distinct, with walls of pale and pitted masonry bedded down on lime mortar applied roughly and heavily brushed across the brick face. (more…)