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Shifting Spatial Structures


Project Details

£250,000 to £499,999

Alteration to existing property


Julie Richards Architecture & Design Limited

Bath House , Bath Lane , Westhorpe , Southwell , Nottinghamshire , NG25 0NS , United Kingdom

The aim of this project was to create a series of interconnected spaces within which the demands of family life could be accommodated with ease. An open plan arrangement dominates the majority of the ground floor providing a series of spaces with a partially visual and auditory connection, but with discrete areas for reflection and isolation. The newly enclosed area at the rear provides a zone for all quotidian duties outside of the living space, and the glass roofed courtyard allows an opportunity for relaxation slightly separated from the main internal space. The arrangement of rooms upstairs reflects a more segregated approach, providing each family member or visitor with their own personal space to retreat to. The smaller individual rooms were purposefully left as blank canvasses for the young occupants to personalise.